Bullying has a tremendous impact on children and adolescents. As we enter uncharted territory during the COVID-19 pandemic, the internet is surging with virtual learning and extended access to social media.
As a caregiver, your first instinct is to protect your child from being upset, scared or hurt. That’s a perfectly reasonable mindset. But how do you hold it together when you’re the one who’s facing all of these emotions after a recent diagnosis of breast cancer? Dr. Rebekah Lemmons provides tips to caregivers to help you both through this journey.
The consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak are being felt around the world. For many parents, this means having to cope with disrupted education, family illness, loss of household income and much more. Youth Villages clinical consultant Dr. Rebekah Lemmons provides information and tips to parents that may experience anxiety and fear.
Natasha Bonner, Clinical Supervisor for Youth Villages, discusses five best practices to protect your mental health while dealing with the global pandemic and racial injustices.
The beginning of the school year can stir up a variety of emotions in children and young adults. What is exciting for some is a source of debilitating angst for others. Your support and collaboration are key components of a successful school year.
Every day at Youth Villages, we are charged with helping children who have experienced trauma. They may have been abused or neglected or witnessed domestic or other violence in their homes or neighborhoods. Recently, our country has experienced terrible tragedies, and many parents are searching for healthy, productive ways to talk with their children about what happened.