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Young Healthy Minds: Shining Light on Mental Health Through Education

December 19, 2018

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Here at The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, we know that there just aren’t enough child psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers — anyone who helps to take care of kids — to go around. Yet there is an incredible need for resources to help support the mental, behavioral, and emotional well-being of our future generation.

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Shrinking It Down: Living With Technology

December 10, 2018

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Technology. Some days it feels like we can’t live with it, but in today’s world we certainly can’t live without it. And what’s the mental health impact on our kids and teens who seem consumed by their smartphones and other digital media 24/7?

The short answer is: It’s a gray area.

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HOME: Bringing Voice to Youth Who Have Experienced Homelessness

November 22, 2018

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Ask your children or the young people in your life:

“What is a home?”

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”

How do their answers compare to the children in this video?

No matter their background, no matter where they live, all child

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Shrinking It Down: Helping Kids with Challenging Behavior

November 21, 2018

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Rewards. Punishments. Incentives. What parent hasn’t used one or all of these when trying to navigate challenging behavior in their kids? These might be great strategies when the root of the problem is a lack of motivation.

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Shrinking It Down: Our Greatest Strengths, Part 2

October 25, 2018

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At the Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, we think a lot about helping kids as they’re growing up with all sorts of challenges.

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Shrinking It Down: Our Greatest Strengths (Season 1, Episode 16)

June 14, 2018

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Did you know that Dr. Ellen Braaten has a mild form of dyslexia and had to work really hard at reading when she was a child? Did you know that Dr. Gene Beresin has always struggled with math?

We all have challenges. We all have differences.

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Shrinking It Down: Kids, Marches, and Media (Season 1, Episode 14)

May 16, 2018

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Recently, youth-driven marches such as ‘March for Our Lives’ have received extensive media coverage.

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Shrinking It Down: Navigating the System (Season 1, Episode 13)

May 2, 2018

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We’re not going to pretend it isn’t so. If you’re seeking mental or behavioral health services for your child, it can be tricky and frustrating trying to navigate the system.

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