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What Happens When Your Child’s School Reports Suicidal Ideation

If your child experiences suicidal ideation at school, you probably have questions. Here are some answers from a licensed professional school counselor. 

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Youth Speak Out on Their Tech Use During COVID-19

"As an academic...and as a human, I understand now more than ever that the relationship between mental health and technology is relentlessly nuanced."

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The Messy Truth About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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The Millennial Voice: Normalizing Mental Health Across Backgrounds

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Gamers Champion Mental Health Awareness

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Millennials and Mental Health

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Spreading Hope Through Peer Support

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College Students of Color: Overcoming Mental Health Challenges

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Early Psychosis Programs Are Changing Lives—But What if You Can’t Find One?

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4 Ways Teens Can Access Therapy Without Health Insurance

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Is It a Mental Health Problem? Or Just Puberty?

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You Can’t Plan for Mental Illness

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Ensuring Your Child is Supported at School

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What Happens When Celebrities Talk About Mental Illness

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Preventing a Generation from Struggling in Silence

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Encouraging Youth to Share their Stories

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Mental Health Conditions are Legitimate Health Conditions

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Substance Use Carries Mental Health Risks—Yes, Even Marijuana

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Why Some People Harm Themselves

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How to Respond to Self-Harm

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Understanding Self-Harm

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Reshaping My Relationship with Myself

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When Your Parents Have Mental Illness: Healing Childhood Trauma

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The Problem with Yelling

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Being the Person My 13-Year-Old Self Needed

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Understanding Dysthymia

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The Top Three Musicals About Mental Health

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Translating Lived Experience into a Compelling Novel

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Sharing My Mental Health Journey on Stage

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Living With Suicide Loss

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The Bike Ride: The Story of my Son's Diagnosis

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Telehealth: Transforming Child Mental Health Care

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Don’t Give Up Fighting

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Outreach and Engagement for Early Psychosis

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Can Social Media Save a Life?

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It’s Time to Talk About Suicide in LGBTQ Communities

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The Importance of Maintaining Mental Health in College

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Preventing Mental Health Effects of Divorce on Children

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Rules of the Road for Succeeding in College with a Mood Disorder

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What You Should Know About Toxic Stress

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Attention Spans in the Age of Technology

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Mental Health Matters for All Students

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The Power of a Morning Routine

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Talking About Mental Health Should Start Early

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Lessons We Missed as Kids: Practicing Mental Health

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The Strengths and Stigmas of My Culture

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AKA and NAMI: Building Bridges in the African-American Community

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An Important Conversation with My Mom

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I Remember When Worry Was a Friend

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Breaking Tradition

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My Relationship Isn’t Doomed Because of My Mental Illness

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Supporting Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

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A Good Soldier: Surviving My Mother’s Life and Death

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Mental Health Starts with Listening

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Teaching Kids About Mental Health Matters

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Gaming for Good: A Competitive Approach to Spreading Awareness

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“13 Reasons Why” Hurts Vulnerable Teens

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Depression is an Illness, Not a Weakness

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Don’t Get Crushed by Anxiety

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Situational Symptoms or Serious Depression: What’s the Difference?

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"All the Bright Places" Shines a Light on Love & Loss

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Understanding Psychotic Breaks

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Mental Health is a Balancing Act

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How Should We Be Treating First-Episode Psychosis?

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Balanced Partnership Raises the Scale of Mental Health Awareness

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Learn How to Couple Your Anxiety and Relationship

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Overcoming the Silence of Stigma through Film

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From One Parent to Another: How to Help Your Child

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Silence Isn’t Always Golden

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How Texting Can Help Save a Life

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A Young Adult's Perspective on the 2016 NAMI Convention

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Why Self-Esteem Is Important for Mental Health

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Tips to Stay Mentally Healthy While Traveling

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Want to Know How to Help a Friend?

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Where to Get Help for Your Mental Health

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7 Tips for Coping With the Stress of Finals

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Creating a Community of Support on Campus

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Adjusting to Adult Life

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Don’t Mess with Texas: Students Stand up to Stigma

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"Please Like Me," A TV Comedy With A Social Action Twist

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Young Adults Find Friendships and Hope through NAMI Peer-to-Peer

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Young Adults: An Interview with a CBT-trained Clinician

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