American parents are miserable: How can we help them?

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Our Constitution may guarantee all Americans the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness – but it turns out that Americans... Read more

Want to prevent teen mental health problems? Let them sleep

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Adolescents who do not get enough sleep are more at risk for alcohol and marijuana use, conclude the results of research published this month... Read more

The best of Healthy Kids in 2016

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I checked in with our bloggers to find out their own favorite post from last year. Here are some posts that are worth revisiting! "I think... Read more

Trending data: A small increase in suicide rates for black boys

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Historically, statistics had shown that being black in the United States afforded protection against dying by suicide. African Americans across... Read more

What’s the take away from the latest data on kids and suicide?

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There’s been very little research published on suicide among elementary-aged children, and perhaps that’s understandable: Death... Read more

Why one child psychologist hates homework

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Editor's note: Come meet Dahlsgaard and ask her questions related to mental health during a session at the Healthy Kids Fest on Sunday, September... Read more

Sept 18: Don’t miss the 2016 Healthy Kids Fest!

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Families in the Philadelphia region, don’t miss out on the upcoming Healthy Kids Fest on September 18th for an exciting day of fun, facts... Read more

Kids and trauma: When does it require treatment?

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A child watches her father kill her mother. A tween has a medical emergency and nearly dies. A teen is sexually assaulted. When children... Read more