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Emotional and Behavioral Health
Nationally, up to 17 percent of children and teens report having been bullied or harassed by kids in school. Learn how to recognize, prevent and help the situation.
Childhood is marked by many physical, cognitive, social, and emotional changes. Helping young people recognize and cope with stressors can promote positive physical and emotional health
Life's Difficult Changes
As children grow, they face many changes and need a consistent, nurturing and caring environment to successfully negotiate these changes and challenges.
Children experience sadness, grief, disappointment and loneliness like adults do. Being alert to a child’s behavioral changes and seeking treatment early are key factors to improving depression.
Alcohol and Drugs
By age 15, half of teens have had at least one drink. Underage drinking is risky and young people often don’t realize the damaging effects drinking can have on their lives, families and future.