At least 5 million children have lost a parent or caregiver due to COVID-19 since March 2020, updated figures suggest

At least 5 million children have lost a parent or caregiver due to COVID-19 since March 2020, updated figures suggest. There is a generation of kids growing up with significant grief and loss. Kids are at risk of developmental delay without working through their trauma. — Read on medicalxpress.com/news/2022-02-million-children-lost-parent-caregiver.html

‘We are going to all have to be vigilant’: How we can best respond to teens’ mental health crisis

This trio of Dallas mental health advocates has heard so many recent stories of young lives lost to suicide that they hardly knew which to share… — Read on http://www.dallasnews.com/news/commentary/2022/02/04/we-are-going-to-all-have-to-be-vigilant-how-we-can-best-respond-to-teens-mental-health-crisis/

Dak Prescott’s focus on mental health

I love to see athletes be open and honest about mental health challenges. This helps reduce stigma and increase understanding! Way to go Dak! — Read on theundefeated.com/features/dak-prescotts-focus-on-mental-health-awareness-is-about-caring-for-others-as-well-as-himself/

How To Talk To Kids About Tragedies In The Media

Tonight, there was a breaking news event out of Wisconsin where a speeding SUV crashed into innocent bystanders, injuring countless people and killing several others. Stories like this are hard to process for parents. I cannot imagine the pain and grief of having to talk to a loved one after the loss of life soContinue reading “How To Talk To Kids About Tragedies In The Media”