A veteran school administrator offers insights on how children’s caretakers can better prepare them for a new school year.
Plant parents will be pleased to know just how beneficial houseplants can be for your health.
Research shows Sunday is our unhappiest day of the week – so it’s no wonder so many of us feel anxious on a Sunday evening.
Researchers suggest it is important to build daily habits that support mental well-being and seek care when necessary.
Tackling mental health problems early can help prevent them from getting worse.
In 2013 stories emerged of gangs stealing plasma TV screens to use to make street drugs. It’s a myth, but it tells us something about South Africa’s social anxieties.
People who like to feel in control are more prone to ‘catastrophising’.
Becoming a parent can be nerve-wracking – but there are many things you can do to feel more in control.
Maternal mental health conditions are a reflection of harmful social and economic factors that plague women in general.
With online use ever-increasing, so is the rise of ghosting – when friends decide to disappear into the social ether.
The brain’s somatosensory cortex may help enrich our emotional experiences and improve our mental health. Mindfulness and dance movement therapy may be effective ways to activate it.
How do mental health apps compare to in-person therapy? A social worker and expert on technology and human services explains.
A study of students across Canada between 2004 and 2015 provides an estimate of anxiety symptoms in kindergarteners, and can serve as a baseline for comparing children’s anxiety after COVID-19.
People who are directly affected by mass shootings may develop PTSD and depression. But those who are indirectly exposed to these tragedies can also experience profound and long-lasting grief.
Psychotherapy is not one size fits all. From behavioral to gestalt therapies, which approach will work best for you depends on your needs and goals.
Up to 20% of US children have an anxiety disorder, and many suffer in silence.
Our study shows that people who believe they can do things to improve their mental health have higher wellbeing.
New research shows that many young people report a sense of temporary relief following episodes of self-harm. But there are clear ways to help teens replace injurious behaviors with healthy ones.
As lockdowns went into effect in the spring of 2020, many people took up gardening as a coping mechanism. But will a hobby born out of a crisis recede as life returns to normal?
Mental health services aren’t meeting young people’s needs, particularly during the global pandemic. But research shows parents can learn how to reduce anxiety and depression in early teens.