Author: One in Five Minds

Could A 504 Plan Help Your Child Do Better In School

Could A 504 Plan Help Your Child Do Better In School?

Many parents are familiar with Individual Education Plans (IEPs), which are an important part of the school day for children with …

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Understanding Self-harm and How Educators Can Help

Understanding Self-harm and How Educators Can Help

Self-harm is a growing problem for adolescents and young adults. According to Mental Health America, 15% of teens reported some form …

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For Educators Creating a Safer Place for LGBTQ Students in Your Classroom

For Educators: Creating a Safer Place for LGBTQ Students in Your Classroom

The typical American classroom can be a place of learning, great friendship and social support. It can also be a …

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Kids Fight Bullying At The Lunch Table

Kids Fight Bullying At The Lunch Table

When we talk about mental health and wellness in children, we often focus on what adults are doing – being …

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Marijuana And ADHD – A Serious Combination Of Risks

Marijuana And ADHD – A Serious Combination Of Risks

Marijuana use among American teenagers is disturbingly common. According to the CDC, 38% of high school students say they’ve tried marijuana …

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How Military Parents Miss The Warning Signs Of Mental Illness In Their Kids

How Military Parents Miss The Warning Signs Of Mental Illness In Their Kids

“I can’t believe I didn’t see this sooner.” It’s an agonizing moment when you realize your child is possibly dealing …

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For Educators Military Families

For Educators: The Unique Challenge of Working with Military Kids and their Families

Mrs. Lori A. Phipps is the Military Dependent Education Specialist for Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Her Military Child Education …

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For Educators Engaging Hispanic Families around Mental Health

For Educators: Engaging Hispanic Families around Mental Health

Recent research has found that 15% of Latina teenagers reported attempting suicide in the past year, compared to only 8% …

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For Educators The Importance of Play

For Educators: The Importance of Play in Children’s Mental Health

Many argue that the higher rate of mental illness in kids is only because we’ve gotten better about diagnosing the …

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For Educators What to Do When a Child is Withdrawn

For Educators: What to Do When a Child is Withdrawn

When a student is sullen or withdrawn, they can develop behaviors in your classroom that need to be addressed. The …

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