Getting Through Crises Together | Building Bridges

Stressful events can be difficult for children to understand and to manage at any age. Reactions to stress and trauma are unique to each child. But no matter the situation, ...
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Raising Compassionate Kids | Building Bridges

Raising compassionate children isn’t an easy thing to do psychologists say, especially in today’s “me first” society. But the coronavirus pandemic has created an opportunity for parents and caregivers to ...
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Increased Anxiety in Children | Building Bridges

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SvtBvMOEO8 The pandemic has been stressful for children who may worry that things will never get back to normal. There is a difference between normal worry and severe anxiety. If worry ...
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The Benefits of Family Time | Building Bridges

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6jCXS-4u2U Family time is abundant in the era of shelter in place orders. Parents, kids, and even grandchildren are all under the same roof, which can lead to conflict in some ...
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Signs of Teen Depression | Building Bridges

Being sad is normal, it’s part of life. But teen depression is a serious mental health problem that affects how teenagers think, feel and behave. Depression is more than a ...
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Overcoming Discrimination | Building Bridges

Discrimination is unfortunately something many of us have to face in our lifetimes. It can involve negative feelings about someone’s race, age, disability, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. But in ...
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De-Stressing Kids | Building Bridges

All parents want what’s best for their children. But with so much uncertainty and stress in the world today it can take a real effort to keep from transferring that ...
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Connecting with Others | Building Bridges

Having a good mix of friends is amazing, but sometimes it can feel good to be able to talk to somebody who just gets you. This may be especially true ...
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