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What Families Should Know About Suicide

We produced this video to help parents understand what they should know about suicide.

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全美每年自殺大學生逾千人 「尋找路克」關注華裔青少年心理健康 (World Journal)

So honored for this NYC Asian community screening of our film this Sunday.

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September 14, 2018

Parenting Concerns

Tips for Helping Children Cope with Hurricanes, Storms and Their Aftermath

Introduction

The Clay Center Team

When it comes to scary events, such as terror acts or natural disasters, our mission at the M

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September 11, 2018

Grade School

What is Working Memory?

The ability to have and recall memories is what makes us unique individuals.

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September 11, 2018

Parenting Concerns

How to Talk to Your Little Ones About Terrorism

After September 11, 2001, lots of little kids across the nation asked some variation of the same question:

“Mommy, why did the bad guys attack us?”

Kids tend to look for patterns,

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August 31, 2018

Families

What Families Should Know About Suicide

Many families are growing more concerned about suicide, especially among young people.

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August 23, 2018

Grade School

The Bullying Paradigm

What is bullying?

Most of us have a sense of what it is, but there actually isn’t a clear definition of bullying.

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August 20, 2018

Infants & Toddlers

What Parents Can Do to Promote Mental Wellness in Our Children

Parents are the true experts when it comes to knowing their children, and often the first to notice any changes in their kids’ behavior:

Colin was a happy youngster.

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August 8, 2018

Hot Topics

Let’s Talk About “Eighth Grade”

Lots of things crossed my mind as I cringed and smiled my way through Bo Burnham’s amazing new film, Eighth Grade.

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July 8, 2018

Hot Topics

Another Shooting – An Important Moment to Comfort and Talk With Our Kids

Perhaps the hardest, certainly the saddest, and without question the most frustrating thing about sharing this blog post is that we have shared it now

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June 22, 2018

Hot Topics

Shrinking It Down: When Nightmares Become Reality in the U.S. (Special Episode)

You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes.

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June 18, 2018

Hot Topics

Is Our Culture Skeptical of Mental Healthcare Itself?

“Dear Dr. Schlozman: This psychiatry course convinces even the biggest skeptics.”

This comment, entirely well meaning, is also deceptively profound.

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May 29, 2018

Hot Topics

The Immediacy of Digital Media: For Better or Worse?

It was Patriot’s Day in Massachusetts.

I was meeting with a film maker about a possible collaboration on a documentary. We were interested in the impact of digital media on youth.

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June 22, 2018

Podcasts

Shrinking It Down: When Nightmares Become Reality in the U.S. (Special Episode)

You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes.

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June 14, 2018

Clay Center TV

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

You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes. 

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Did you know that Dr.

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May 9, 2018

Clay Center TV

Greatest Strength: Challenges Met With Courage

This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories.

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May 2, 2018

Clay Center TV

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

You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes. 

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We’re not going to pretend it isn’t so.

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