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Nature Plays Key Role in Kids’ Mental Health, Review of 300 Studies Confirms

By Joni Sweet — 2021

A review of nearly 300 studies has found a strong connection between exposure to green spaces and mental health benefits in children.

Read on www.verywellmind.com

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Self-Soothing Techniques for Kids

All kids feel anxious or stressed sometimes, like when they’re getting ready for a big test. But kids who learn and think differently may feel stress more often or more intensely. Self-soothing techniques can help them relax and regain their sense of control.

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How to Handle Out-of-Control Kids

Maintaining your authority is important to your child’s well-being—and it’s important for your own emotional health too.

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How to Protect Kids from Nature-Deficit Disorder

Richard Louv explains how parents, educators, and urban planners can help kids reconnect with nature—before it's too late.

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Mother-Daughter Therapists Focus on BIPOC, LGBTQ Communities

For the owners of Magnolia Wellness, LLC, mental health is more than just a brain issue. Rather, say Gizelle Tircuit and her daughter Janelle Posey-Green, emotional wellness goes far beyond what’s inside someone’s head, encompassing their body, their community, their culture and more.

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14 Mental Health Resources for the BIPOC Community

Here are helpful ways to find support and make your mental wellbeing a top priority.

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The Extra Stigma of Mental Illness for African-Americans

Our culture has taught us that we do not have the privilege of being vulnerable like other communities.

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Marginalized Mental Health Matters: What Experts Want You to Know

Seven professionals from across the US sat down with Verywell Mind to share insights about how they are improving the mental health discourse to better address the needs of marginalized groups.

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The Healing Power of Heritage

Interventions rooted in indigenous traditions are helping to prevent suicide and addiction in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

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How ‘Instagram Therapy’ Helps Normalize Latinx Mental Healthcare

The Latinx community is just as vulnerable to mental illness as the general population, but faces disparities in treatment.

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I Was Taught that Therapy Was “Para Locos”—But the Pandemic Pushed Me to See It Differently

Eso es para locos. Esta generación... siempre inventando. These are the words I’d hear anytime I mentioned therapy or mental health growing up.

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