Author: One in Five Minds

Its Time To Tell Our Stories

It’s Time To Tell Our Stories

“Share your story” was one of the themes of the morning as we celebrated the one year anniversary of the One …

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Tis the season to be

Tis the season to be…

Anxious? Depressed? Stressed? That doesn’t sound too jolly. But for many children and adolescents, tis the season to contend with …

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Did We Get It All Wrong

Did We Get It All Wrong?

When Dr. Marcela Polanco knocked on “Alicia’s” door to meet her daughter “Sophia”, she suddenly realized she hadn’t reviewed the …

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One In Five Minds Presents A Conversation With Liza Long

One In Five Minds Presents: A Conversation With Liza Long

On a cool October evening, nearly 200 people gathered to hear a parent’s perspective on raising a child contending with …

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Talking about teen suicide

Talking about teen suicide

In her May post, 10 Reasons Teens Avoid Telling Parents About Suicidal Thoughts, Stacey Freedenthal, PhD, LCSW, notes that the biggest …

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Back To School With Friends And Frenemies

Back To School With Friends, And Frenemies?

Across the country, millions of kids are heading back to school. Gone are the lazy days of summer, replaced by …

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Bullied Bullies And Childrens Mental Health

Bullied, Bullies And Children’s Mental Health

Type “bullying” into a Google search and over 67 million results appear. Refine your search to “bullying” and “children’s mental …

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Doing Nothing Is Expensive

Doing Nothing Is Expensive

Stigma is just one of the barriers to treatment for families with a child contending with a mental, emotional or …

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On Movies Mental Health And Roger Ebert

On Movies, Mental Health And Roger Ebert

Popular film critic Roger Ebert died in April after a long struggle with cancer. He was 70 years old. Ebert …

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One Very Good Reason

One Very Good Reason

Why One In Five Minds? If you’ve reviewed the One In Five Minds website, you’ve seen the statistics – and the reason for …

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