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Dr. Steven Schlozman is associate director of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds.

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August 15, 2017

Grade School

What Do I Do If My Child Is Bullied?

Here’s a weird fact.

Until about six or seven years ago, the term “bullying” was pretty much absent from everyday use.

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August 15, 2017

Families

How To Get A Core Evaluation Completed Through Your School District

How do you get a core evaluation completed through your local school district?

Well, the short answer is, “You ask for it.

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August 3, 2017

Families

In Memoriam: Landon T. Clay, 1926-2017

Every year, Steve Schlozman and I travel on behalf of the Clay Center to speak with the 1,400 kids at Lake Wales High School. We really look forward to this event.

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July 31, 2017

Families

How to Manage, And Help Your Kids Cope, When The Family Dog Dies

My dog died.

Man, those are three tough words to write.

I feel both silly about and proud of how much it hurts.

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July 26, 2017

Families

How To Tell If Your Child Is Stressed This Summer

Summertime…and the kids are stressed out.

That’s not exactly the song that most of us might remember as we welcome the seemingly carefree days of summer vacation.

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July 10, 2017

Hot Topics

More Kids Are Receiving Mental Health Care, But…

At The Clay Center, we find ourselves writing often about how seeking psychiatric treatment is stigmatized in the United States.

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July 7, 2017

Hot Topics

Drs. Beresin & Schlozman and the iPhone

Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr. Steve Schlozman reflect on the iPhone’s 10th anniversary.

 

“Look, someone’s calling. Do I have to answer it?” “No.

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July 5, 2017

Hot Topics

What Their Writing Told Me: The Taboo Of Mental Illness In The Hispanic Community

The following blog is part of The Clay Center’s series on diversity, which presents varying cultural perspectives and beliefs on mental health and well-being.

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June 15, 2017

Hot Topics

Kindness And Empathy In The Face of Terror: Lessons From Our Children

In the immediate days following the Marathon Bombing on April 15, 2013, I, like thousands of others in our community, was moved to seek some way to be of help.

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June 8, 2017

Hot Topics

When Kids Leave Home: Part 2

This is the second blog post in a two-part series on adolescents’ transition to the “real world.”

To view the first blog post, click here.

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July 12, 2017

Clay Center TV

Driving Dyslexia Away

A young NASCAR star and his parents discuss his triumph over dyslexia, and the Clay Center team provides guidance on what you can do if your child has learning differences.

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July 7, 2017

Clay Center TV

Drs. Beresin & Schlozman and the iPhone

Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr. Steve Schlozman reflect on the iPhone’s 10th anniversary.

 

“Look, someone’s calling. Do I have to answer it?” “No.

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July 6, 2017

Clay Center TV

Combating Mental Health Stigma

A look at why and how the stigma of mental illness persists in the African American community—among both young people and their families—and what some are doing to address it.

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June 8, 2017

Podcasts

When Kids Leave Home: Part 2

This is the second blog post in a two-part series on adolescents’ transition to the “real world.”

To view the first blog post, click here.

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June 7, 2017

Podcasts

When Kids Leave Home: Part 1

This is the first blog post in a two-part series on adolescents’ transition to the “real world.”

To view the second blog post, click here.

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May 18, 2017

Clay Center TV

Could Your Honor Student Be A Heroin Addict?

This video offers two compelling chapters: first, a fictional sequence of a day in the life of a clean-cut teen addict, and second, a frank dialog with Boston Mayor Martin J.

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