There are important strategies families can use to help promote mental health as kids head back to school and daily routines change.
Family routines can provide stability during times of stress. Here are four strategies for building resilience against stress and family challenges to put into place as children head back to school.
Abortion-rights demonstrators hold up letters spelling out ‘My Choice,’ Saturday, May 14, 2022, outside the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
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Restricting abortion access has negative effects on parents, as well as children and families, including increased poverty, unemployment, pregnancy-related deaths and higher health risks in children.
Millions of low-income Americans have gained health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
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Social scientists determined that body mass index growth declined for children of low-income parents in states that had expanded their Medicaid programs.
Noticing, validating and managing emotions is an important part of family health and wellness.
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A successful transition in September is a whole-family affair.
Emotional regulation includes the ability to pay attention to and accept our emotions, and to differentiate emotions.
Growing core coping skills isn’t just a matter of learning not to be triggered by children’s strong feelings; it’s also about creating positive meaningful activities that promote mutual bonding.
Family physicians are a relatively new innovation in the South African health system.
Family physicians have started to play a key role in the district health system in South Africa.