From the experts

Parenting: Emotional Self-Control and the Apple
By Dr. Sal Severe
Harnessing resilience in ourselves and for our kids
By Dr. Joyce Yi-Frazier
How to assess mental health care for your child
By Rhoda Keladry, LMHC

Worth a watch

Nadine Burke Harris | TEDMED

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.

Andy Puddicombe | TED

When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that.

What our team's reading

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry
Lisa M. Schab, LCSW
When Panic Attacks: The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life
David D. Burns, MD
Wise-Minded Parenting
Dr. Laura Kastner

About medications

Medication
Use
Treats obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children 10 and older
Treats generalized anxiety disorder in children 7 and older
Treats major depressive disorder in children 12 and older
Treats major depressive disorder in children 8 and older; treats OCD in children 7 and older
Treats OCD in children 8 and older
When combined with fluoxetine to make Symbyax, treats bipolar depression in children 10 and older
Treats OCD in children 6 and older