Recognizing Mental Illness in Children

According to The Canadian Mental Health Association “it is estimated that 10-20% of Canadian youth are affected by a mental illness or disorder – the single most disabling group of disorders worldwide.”  Parents can often easily identify and seek help for physical problems in their children, but mental illness can be harder to recognize.  The following from Psychology Today provides changes and signs to watch for, and advice on how to seek help for a child.

Psychology Today:  13 Concerning Signs of Mental Illness in a Child


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