On Parenting: Mental Health


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Why it’s good to let boys cry

A clinical social worker has a plea for parents: Let teenage boys express their feelings.

By Jennifer Kogan  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, Mental Health

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/31/2012

Vassar un-accepts students and parents overreact

Not being accepted at one of the most prestigious schools in the country is not the end of the world.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mental Health, Teens

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2012

APA considers new definition for autism, a change that could limit kids’ access to special education

The American Psychiatric Association is considering a new definition for autism. The change may disqualify some families from special education and services.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Special Needs, Mental Health

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/13/2012

The Bloggess’ confession about self-harm sparks a flood of positive reader reaction

Blogger Jenny Lawson’s confession about self-harm inspires women on Twitter to donate to the traveling red dress project, a women’s empowerment movement.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mental Health