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Growing Kids Strong – Are We in a Childhood Depression Epidemic?


Growing Kids Strong – Are We In A Childhood Depression Epidemic? – – Dr. Sylvia Gearing discusses some of the statistics of childhood depression and why the problem is getting worse with each generat…


One In 13 Schoolchildren Take Medication For Behavioral Disorders

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A higher percentage (9.9 percent) of children with Medicaid or CHIP coverage used prescribed medications compared with those who had private insurance (6.7 percent) or were uninsured (2.7 percent). Children living in poverty (9.2 … Oppositional …
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CDC: Child Vaccine Program Prevented 731K Deaths, Saved .7T

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During the first 20 years of the Vaccines for Children program, routine childhood vaccinations have prevented an estimated 731,700 premature deaths, 21 million hospitalizations and 322 million diseases, according to a CDC report published Friday in the …
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Free counselling service at CMHA Halton

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“They can talk with people about a wide range of concerns, including relationships, family violence, depression, anxiety, anger, sexuality and sexual orientation, childhood abuse, grief and loss, life changes, self-esteem, alcohol and drug-use …