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“The Medical Minute: The Causes and Signs of Depression in Children”

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This May 9, 2015 Gant Daily article talks about symptoms of depression and anxiety in kids and ways to respond to them and when to get professional help.

“Integrating Mental Health Services in Pediatric Practices Feasible, Effective, Pitt Finds”

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This March 25, 2014 release from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center  found on the Insurance.net website talks about how combining behavioral health care and physical health care for kids when they see their pediatrician

Eye and Ear, Presbyterian, and Women's Hospita...

Eye and Ear, Presbyterian, and Women’s Hospitals circa 1943, part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

can be beneficial and very doable.

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“Teens’ Mental Disorders Often Untreated in U.S., Study Finds”

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English: Image for mental health stubs, uses two psych images – psychiatry (medicine) and psychology (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This November 21, 2013 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about the need for better, mental health care for teens in the United States by the appropriate professionals.

 

 

 

“Military Kids at Risk”

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This May 27, 2013 article found on the We AreCentralPA.com website talks about the effects of multiple military deployments of a parent on kids

 

May 9, 2013 is Childrens’ Mental Health Awareness Day

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May 9, 2013 is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

“Pediatricians want to do more to prevent toxic stress”

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This article dated January 18, 2012 was found on the NewsWorks website, and while it isn’t specific to Pennsylvania, it is something that could have an impact here.¬† The article discusses toxic stress and its effect on child development, as well as indicating that pediatricians are concerned and may be able to help screen for the effects of toxic stress on children.

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