A new set of guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests involving parents heavily during young childhood media exposure and using any media exposure throughout childhood as a support for family bonding, social skills, and learning.
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Syrena Clark, diagnosed with schizophrenia several years ago, has often been unable to access mental healthcare even in a crisis because she lives in rural Maine. Her story highlights how the vast majority of mental health professionals are located in cities, and even emergency services are limited in rural areas.
Currently, many children go without access to mental health resources in their schools, a place where children spend most of their time and a key location for providing mental health intervention. To set up all children for future success, mental health resources and training for educators is necessary in schools.
New data analyzed by the American College of Emergency Physicians has revealed that children with mental illnesses are far more likely than children with medical illnesses to be admitted to the Emergency Room and to stay there for extended periods of time.
APA: APA Survey Reveals 2016 Presidential Election Source of Significant Stress for More Than Half of Americans
As part of the American Psychological Association’s Stress in America™ survey, 52% of American adults have reported the 2016 presidential election to be a notable source of stress in their lives, a phenomenon that has perhaps increased with social media.
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