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How can you tell if your child is mentally healthy?

Half of all mental illnesses begin by the age of 14. If left untreated, these conditions severely influence children’s development, their educational attainments and their potential to live fulfilling and productive lives. So what are the challenges for seeking help early?

Does your child have anxiety? How to spot symptoms and deal with it

Many parents and teachers teach discipline by warning children of the negative consequences of their behaviour. This creates fear within the child. The outcome is likely to be a child that is timid and may develop anxiety disorders.


Only 20% of young people treated for anxiety stay well: Study

When you see so few kids stay non-symptomatic after receiving the best treatments, it becomes discouraging. Regular mental health check-ups may be a better way to treat anxiety than the current model.

Anxiety linked to higher risk of stroke

Anxiety disorders are one of the most prevalent mental health problems.

Common anxiety disorders make it tougher to kick the butt

Researchers may now have a reason to explain why many smokers struggle to kick the butt.