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Elevate Counseling: Supporting Kids and Teens Mental Health In The Greater Phoenix Area

Friday Five: Kids and Teens

Here’s What We’ve Been Reading To Support Your Family’s Mental Health

This Edition: The perils of pushing kids too hard, how Apple plans to help parents dial back phone use (no pun intended!), the parent/child mental health connection, and age-appropriate tips for screen use.

  • The parent/child mental health connection: According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 12.8% of teens will experience at least one episode of major depression.  Previous research has linked teen’s mental health to that of their parents.  But new research suggests that there’s a flipside to that “parental effect.” When teens are treated for their depression, their parents’ mental health improves too. (NPR)
Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana, MC, LPC, helps teens and adults overcome mental roadblocks and achieve their goals to live an elevated life. Specialties include research-based interventions to address stress and anxiety, trauma, self-esteem, eating issues and struggles of the gifted and high-achieving population. For more information about her techniques, services and additional resources to help you succeed, check her out at www.elevatecounselingaz.com or follow us on facebook and instagram. You can also Contact her to schedule an initial appointment today