Springing into March, Daylight Saving Time is just around the corner! We could all use a little extra light right now, but as you spring forward an hour, encourage the young people in your life to practice good sleep hygiene and get the rest they need (tips below).
This month, we’re excited to launch our new series, "Clinical Tip of the Week." Each week, Dr. Gene Beresin or Dr. Khadijah Booth Watkins will share an insight from their clinical practice as child and adolescent psychiatrists that can benefit all parents and caregivers in supporting young people's mental health. Tune in each Wednesday on Instagram and Facebook for more!
See below for the Clay Center's latest updates, and visit our website for more resources.
Many communities are planning to bring kids back to school in person after more than a year of partial or fully remote learning. This raises new concerns for families. Tune in to our podcast for more on how to support kids and teens in this transition, and read our blogfor key insights from the conversation.
Getting to the Finish Line: Endurance Vs. Resilience
Both resilience and endurance can get us through hard times. But what is the difference between them, and is one better than the other for helping us cope with adversity? Read our blog for more.
The Importance of Sleep for Kids and Teens
Most kids need 8-10 hours of sleep, but many struggle to reach that due to digital distractions and busy schedules. Read more on how to help your child get more sleep, in both English and Spanish:
Many families have experienced disruptions in norms and routines during the past year, and this has affected young people's mental health. Read more for insights from Dr. Gene Beresin on how to support kids and teens during this pandemic.
Mindfulness apps aren't just for adults – in fact, there are many resources specifically designed to support kids and teens' well-being. Read more for mental health apps to help young people practice mindfulness.
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