We are focusing on mental illness in children. Rather than talk about mental illness from a parent’s perspective, I thought that a repost of Chrisa Hickey’s story of a “Mom who has lived the story with her own child” would be appropriate for this message. I think every parent of a child who has been diagnosed with mental […]
Today, I was privileged to attend the Stoneleigh Foundation’s Symposium: From Risk to Resiliency. This is an annual event to deal with the issues of violence against children in the City of Philadelphia. Key professionals who deal with some of our children’s and adolescent’s deepest problems were presenting and attending.
May is a month in which we focus on the mental health of children. As one who is involved in the therapeutic educational environment, I see firsthand the effects of mental illness in too many of our children and teenagers. It is time to change this paradigm.