“No” may not have been the first word your child learned, but some days it may seem like the only word she remembers. In this Children’s Channel video, Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of outpatient therapy services at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers some strategies for parenting a child through some of the more challenging times.
Dr. Laura Markley, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Akron Children’s Division of Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology, answers questions for Mental Health Awareness Month. Suicide is the second leading cause of adolescent deaths in Ohio. Talk about some of the common myths. The biggest myth that comes to mind is that if children are asked about […]
Whether it’s seeping underneath the door crack at bedtime or casting shadows across the uneaten tuna casserole at dinner time, the glow of an electronic screen seems to be everywhere in the lives of our children. In this Children’s Channel video, Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of outpatient therapy services at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the physical […]
You wouldn’t hesitate to call the doctor if your child has a physical health problem. Likewise, if your child is having extreme behavioral issues and you worry he or she might have a mental health condition, don’t hesitate to seek professional help. But where do you start? How do you know whether to call a […]
Going through divorce for most parents means endless worry about their children. There’s no avoiding the pain children go through, and chances are you will see changes in their behavior as they come to terms with a new normal. But you can help mitigate some negative fallout from divorce by being mindful of your children’s […]