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December 16, 2022

How to support grieving children over the holidays: 5 tips from a child psychologist

This interview was published by USA Today on December 16, 2022 and is authored by Julie Kaplow, PhD. For many of us, the holiday season is a happy and joyful time that we look forward…

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December 1, 2022

Grief and trauma training is unexpectedly healing for school district staff in Texas

This interview was published by NPR on December 1, 2022. At a school district in Texas, mental health professional training to address grief and trauma is healing for school-based therapists and social workers who lost…

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October 13, 2022

Galena Park ISD launches ‘Handle with Care’ program to help kids coping with trauma

This article was originally published by the Houston Chronicle on October 13, 2022. Educators are teaming up with law enforcement to launch a program at a Houston-area school district that aims to quickly link students…

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September 26, 2022

Houston grandmother left to care for twins who lost their mother to gun violence: ‘I’m starting over’

This article was originally published by the Houston Chronicle on September 26, 2022. In memories tucked away on a phone, Chant’e Mahogany Wilson appears full of life: Smiling in selfies, holding her twin daughters on…

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September 9, 2022

Black girls are experiencing record rates of self-injury and death by suicide

This article was originally published by Youth Today on September 9, 2022. Emergency room visits for suicidal thoughts and self-injury are on the rise, with Black girls and LGBTQ youth experiencing record rates of self-injury…

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September 6, 2022

Nearly 8 million kids lost a parent or primary caregiver to the pandemic

This article was originally published by NPR on September 6, 2022. A new international study estimates that from January 1, 2020, to May, 1, 2022, nearly 8 million kids age 18 and under lost a…

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July 24, 2022

Losing a parent can derail teens’ lives. A high school grief club aims to help

This article was originally published by NPR on July 24, 2022. Shortly after Elizabeth George started her freshman year in high school last fall, her parents tested positive for COVID-19. And Elizabeth stepped up to…

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August 20, 2021

Mental health challenges await students, educators as they head back to school

Back to school might foster hopeful thoughts of back to normal. Unfortunately, nothing about COVID-19 has been normal, and returning to the classroom will require a thoughtful approach to address the significant mental health needs…

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