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Mental illnesses and addictions affect individuals, children and families year round, and our work to address them Is never ending. The National Council partners with the Child Mind Institute to raise awareness of children’s mental health Issues.
Is your child struggling with a mental health issue? There is hope. Watch college student Ben Shapiro describe his experience with OCD as a child. “Open your mind to treatment and the possibility that it does get better.”
What’s a key predictor of recovery in children with mental illness? Resilience, says Dr. Harold Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute. Click the video for expert advice on how you can give your child the skills to overcome their challenges.
If you are concerned about your child, early identification is key! “You know your child the very best,” says Mary McKay, director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy & Research.
Worried about your child’s diagnosis? “Psychiatric illnesses are common and treatable,” says John Kane, Vice President for Behavioral Health Services at Long Island Jewish Health Systems.