Under age 13, suicide rates are roughly double for black children vs. white children

Suicide rates in the United States have traditionally been higher among whites than blacks across.

Raising children around pets might be good for mental health

Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to.

Transgender youth more often diagnosed with mental health conditions

Transgender and gender-nonconforming youth are diagnosed with mental health conditions much more frequently than young.

Teenage depression linked to father’s depression

Adolescents whose fathers have depressive symptoms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression themselves,.

Screen time might boost depression, suicide behaviours in teens

A new study finds that teens, especially girls, who spend several hours per day on.

Student self-reporting can help educators catch academic and mental health problems early

At the start of the school year, many students expect to go through the process.

Cuts to mental health services putting young people at risk, say experts

Funding cuts and austerity measures are damaging young people’s access to mental health services, with.

Green schoolyards offer physical and mental health benefits for children

Research to be presented at the 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition.

Close friendships in high school predict improvements in mental health in young adulthood

Adolescence is a time of social challenges and changing expectations. While relationships with peers may.

Mental health programmes in schools — Growing body of evidence supports effectiveness

School-based mental health programs can reach large numbers of children, with increasing evidence of effectiveness.