How you can Enhance Your Child’s Mental Health

 

Helping parents recognize mental illness in our children

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Children’s Mental Health Disorders A Journey for Parents and Children

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How to advocate for your child’s mental health

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Improving your child’s mental health

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3 Tips to Improve Your Child’s Mental Health and Emotional Well-being | By Miriam Chachamu

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Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health

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How you can help with your child’s mental health

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Here are some ways to help your kids develop healthy self-esteem. Provide genuine, realistic praise. Saying things like, “You’re the smartest kid in the whole school,” won’t help your child develop Give opportunities for independence. Kids feel better about themselves when they’re able to do. Lend Them A Listening Ear. Parents are an integral part of a child, and most of the time, mental health issues arise when they ignore their kids and don’t give them enough time.

It is essential for children’s higher self-esteem that parents are available when their children want to talk to them. Compliment your child. Another tip to help improve a child’s self-esteem and mental health is to say nice things. Point out his or her talents and gifts.

Celebrate the amazing person you’ve been given. Telling a child “You’re so smart!’ or “Your artwork is amazing! I’m hanging it on the fridge.” will boost his or her ego (sense of self). Routine and consistency. Knowing how mental health risk and protective factors can influence your child’s mental health can help parents in a number of ways.

They can plan and support those resources that improve their child’s wellbeing. Parents can focus on creating a. The environment you provide for your child each day holds many opportunities for nourishing good mental health both now and into adulthood.

Your Child’s Mental Health is more Important Than Academics Right Now 100 Ways to Nurture Your Child’s Mental Health each day 1.Love them unconditionally. Mental health is not about taking your little one for therapy or a session where his confidence can be boosted. In fact, it’s more about the little efforts that he makes on a daily basis, and it’s about recognizing those efforts. Real confidence comes when you reward your children or appreciate them for their everyday efforts. In order to improve your child’s mental health, teach them to recognize what they feel and the way to express their feelings in words.

It is observed that kids usually start hiding their feelings. Mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders in childhood can cause long-term problems that may affect the health and well-being of children, families, and communities. Treating a child’s mental health problems as soon as possible can help children reduce problems at home, in. Young children are usually hyperactive and full of life, which is why they need somebody to share their thoughts.

Allowing kids to talk about what they feel is also a method to empower them. So as they continue to share their thoughts, it will be easier for them to declutter those tiny minds from stress. Read on to get three easy tips for improving your child’s mental health. Create a Self-Care Routine A more recent buzz word in the psychology community, self-care is not just about making sure we exercise regularly and eat healthy foods; it is also about caring for.

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Improve the assessment of and recognition of mental health needs in children.

“Maternity and Pediatric Nursing” by Susan Scott Ricci, Terri Kyle
from Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
by Susan Scott Ricci, Terri Kyle
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009

Clinicians aim to build upon the healthy, positive coping skills in the child’s repertoire and reduce and replace any maladaptive, harmful coping behaviors (e.g., aggression, running away, substance use).

“Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment” by Paris Goodyear-Brown
from Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment
by Paris Goodyear-Brown
Wiley, 2011

Treatment recommendations will likely include suggestions for the parents in managing their own anxiety and/or in altering their communication strategies with the child.

“Clinical Assessment of Child and Adolescent Personality and Behavior” by Paul J. Frick, Christopher T. Barry, Randy W. Kamphaus
from Clinical Assessment of Child and Adolescent Personality and Behavior
by Paul J. Frick, Christopher T. Barry, Randy W. Kamphaus
Springer US, 2009

Encouraging the parents to include physical exercise in their daily routine as well as to teach them mindfulness will be helpful.

“EMDR Therapy and Adjunct Approaches with Children: Complex Trauma, Attachment, and Dissociation” by Ana M. Gomez, MC, LPC
from EMDR Therapy and Adjunct Approaches with Children: Complex Trauma, Attachment, and Dissociation
by Ana M. Gomez, MC, LPC
Springer Publishing Company, 2012

In addition to exploring alternative mental health treatment options, consider investigating educational alternatives that may help in transforming your child.

“The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child's Problems into Strengths” by Lara Honos-Webb, Scott Shannon
from The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child’s Problems into Strengths
by Lara Honos-Webb, Scott Shannon
New Harbinger Publications, 2010

Treatments should help find and build the child’s strengths, as well as improve skills that lag behind those of peers or age standards.

“Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide to DSM-5®” by American Psychiatric Association
from Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide to DSM-5®
by American Psychiatric Association
American Psychiatric Publishing, 2015

therapy for improving parental and infant mental health.

“Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8” by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Committee on Supporting the Parents of Young Children, Heather Breiner, Morgan Ford, Vivian L. Gadsden
from Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8
by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, et. al.
National Academies Press, 2016

• Follow up with assessment of children for anxiety, depression, regression,

“Public Health Nursing E-Book: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community” by Marcia Stanhope, Jeanette Lancaster
from Public Health Nursing E-Book: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community
by Marcia Stanhope, Jeanette Lancaster
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

The most effective management of a child with this disorder is to have the mother accompany the child to school and then, when the child is more comfortable, gradually decrease her time spent at school.

“Behavioral Science” by Barbara Fadem
from Behavioral Science
by Barbara Fadem
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009

Specific suggestions can be provided to parents (with consultation from the pediatric physical therapist, occupational therapist, recreation therapist and nutritionist) for interventions that will enhance the recuperative potential of their child.

“Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation” by Karl G. Blume, Stephen J. Forman, Frederick R. Appelbaum
from Thomas’ Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
by Karl G. Blume, Stephen J. Forman, Frederick R. Appelbaum
Wiley, 2008

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  • hi, im 11 and im suffering from depression and anxiety, ive been like this for a week now and the only thing i can think about is death, is there any way to stop this without seeing a doctor?

  • Don’t pressure your kids to do “better” in school and get good grades your child’s mental health is more important then their grades.