Category: Kid’s Mental Health 101

Blog Header - Conversations with Clarity Lets Talk About Foster Care

Conversations with Clarity: Let’s Talk About Foster Care

On May 13, 2022, Jessica Knudsen, the President and CEO of Clarity Child Guidance Center, hosted a panel discussion on …

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Adolescents: Venn-diagrams

“Yikes! this kid of mine? What in the world happened to them?” Often, counselors will hear parents lament about the …

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Our Response to the Surgeon General’s Advisory on Youth Mental Health

On December 7, 2021, the U.S Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued a new Surgeon General’s advisory.  These statements are …

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So-Called Normal – A Familiar Story from Mark Henick

If you’ve already picked up Mark Henick’s book, “So-Called Normal,” you’ve likely noticed how familiar his story is. In his …

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Clearing Up the “Whatchamacallits” of Children’s Mental Health | Glossary of Terms

Mental health can be such a complex topic to navigate; from symptoms and diagnoses to medications and types of treatment, …

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Mental Health Awareness Month 2021: “I Am Feeling… Fine?”

may is mental health awareness month While every month is a chance to spread mental health education, May is a …

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Spotlighting an Incredible Volunteer at Clarity Child Guidance Center

Spotlighting an Incredible Volunteer at Clarity Child Guidance Center

If you have visited Clarity Child Guidance Center’s campus, chances are you probably know Kay Perez who works as a Unit Clerk. But do you …

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Too Much of a Good Thing: The Impact of Technology on Teens Mental Wellness

Too Much of a Good Thing: The Impact of Technology on Teens’ Mental Wellness

Technology is rapidly evolving and regardless of how you feel about it, the changes are here to stay as a …

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Mental Health and My Community

Mental Health and My Community

Mental health is our emotional, psychological and social well-being.  It affects how we think, feel and act. It is important …

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A Call To Caregivers Of LGBTQIA Children And Adolescents

A Call To Caregivers Of LGBTQ+(IA) Children And Adolescents

Amidst the social injustices that are becoming more exposed and rightfully addressed, it is important to deal with the ongoing …

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