Kids Health Matters
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While much has been done to help curb bullying behavior, the statistics show more needs to be done. One study shows 60 percent of children who have disabilities report being bullied regularly.
October 5, 2020
Safety and Wellness
A Mix of Emotions: Tips for Dealing with School, Stress and COVID-19
Anxiety and stress is fueled by the unknown so it’s not a surprise that the unsettled situation surrounding COVID-19 and the start of the new school year is causing some mental health challenges. The Psychology and Psychotherapy Services team at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare has some advice to provide support as the school year gets underway.
August 28, 2020
Helping Kids Cope with COVID-19: Tips to Reduce Stress and Anxiety
Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 (the disease caused by the coronavirus) is causing stress for many adults and children. It’s important to know there are resources available to help you and your family cope. Information is power and Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare psychologist, Erin Tentis-Berglund,Phd, LP in consultation with members of the psychology team, answers some questions to provide information to help during this uncertain time.
April 6, 2020
Brain Injury and Concussion
Adjusting the mental to match the physical: Supporting Mental Health Awareness and Kids at Gillette
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To mark the occasion, two experienced Gillette psychologists describe the services available, the importance of psychotherapy for kids who have a disability or a complex health issue, and why they find their jobs rewarding.
May 21, 2019