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2022
May
17,
2022
| 12:42 PM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 12 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also listen on our YouTube channel. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide prevention communication in...
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May
10,
2022
| 10:40 AM America/Chicago
***Warning*** In this very powerful episode, a brave parent talks about losing his child to suicide. While educational and impactful, we want to make you aware that this segment could be tough to listen to. You can listen to Episode 11 of the Raising...
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May
03,
2022
| 13:14 PM America/Chicago
Tune into Episode 10 of the Raising Joy podcast. Go here to listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also listen on our YouTube channel. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide preventi...
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April
26,
2022
| 14:30 PM America/Chicago
Tune into Episode 9 of the Raising Joy podcast. Go here to listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also listen on our YouTube channel. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide preventio...
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April
20,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s primary care pediatricians now have new tools at their disposal to address the spike in mental health issues among the youth in the wake of the pandemic.Earlier this month, about 60 Cook Children’s primary care physicians attended vir...
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April
19,
2022
| 13:30 PM America/Chicago
Tune into Episode 8 of the Raising Joy podcast. Go here to listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also listen on our YouTube channel. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide preventio...
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April
12,
2022
| 15:51 PM America/Chicago
Tune into our latest episode of the Raising Joy podcast. Go here to listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also listen on our YouTube channel. The podcast is part of the Joy Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide ...
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April
12,
2022
| 11:06 AM America/Chicago
A new national “report card” gives Texas mixed grades statewide for school policies that support the mental health of students and teachers.Texas schools received a top score for efforts to promote engagement with families and community partners. The...
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April
05,
2022
| 16:58 PM America/Chicago
The Community Health Needs Assessment is the topic of our latest episode of the Raising Joy podcast. Go here to listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also listen on our YouTube channel....
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March
29,
2022
| 11:33 AM America/Chicago
Scroll through social media, and you’ll see images of the war in Ukraine or posts on possible nuclear threats from Russia. Other national news stories spotlight political strife in the United States—a discord so bitter it sometimes divides families. ...
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March
04,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
The war and invasion of Ukraine has raised concerns for people of all ages and children can be very receptive to what's going on around them. The crisis can be a lot to take in, mentally and emotionally.“Children are searching for their own understan...
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March
01,
2022
| 08:40 AM America/Chicago
 Go here to listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. Episode 1  and Episode 2 are also available on our YouTube channel....
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January
11,
2022
| 13:39 PM America/Chicago
Anxiety and depression drive some teens to recreational marijuana as a way to self-medicate. But that coping strategy can backfire.Health advocacy groups indicate a link between marijuana use and an increased chance for mental health problems. The Na...
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2021
November
22,
2021
| 10:32 AM America/Chicago
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be full of FA-LA-LA-LA-lots of stress. Trying to pick the perfect gift for the kids in your life—one that they’ll love and enjoy for more than a minute—can be a tricky guessing game.We don’t c...
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November
09,
2021
| 10:37 AM America/Chicago
A smile is a powerful thing. It can brighten someone’s day or even boost your mood. The act itself releases feel-good hormones in your brain.But when you are plagued with mental illness or poor oral health—or a combination of both—it can be hard to t...
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November
02,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley Pagenkopf, MS, CCLSA little over 18 months ago, I wrote the article “Everyone is Grieving Something.” So much has happened since that time – so much that none of us could have anticipated. That was only a month into the pandemic, and I had ...
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October
23,
2021
| 10:01 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Health Care System, the not-for-profit organization that works to improve the health of children facing illness and disease, is calling on the national community to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 23...
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October
21,
2021
| 16:22 PM America/Chicago
Three top pediatric health organizations have declared a national state of emergency in children’s mental health, attributing it to the enormous toll the Covid-19 pandemic has taken on the nation’s youth and urging lawmakers to address the matter imm...
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September
21,
2021
| 11:53 AM America/Chicago
Twenty-one in a series.Over the last six months, Cook Children's has released 20 articles regarding mental health, suicide in youth and teens, and resources to help young people in crisis. Recently, we spoke with experts to learn more about what fami...
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September
14,
2021
| 09:21 AM America/Chicago
Twenty in a series. A young girl who was recently seen by Cook Children’s C.A.R.E. (Child Advocacy Resource and Evaluation) Team sat sobbing on the exam room floor, distraught after receiving a series of immunization shots.Many of the children seen b...
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September
07,
2021
| 09:29 AM America/Chicago
Nineteen in a series.If ever there was an image that captures how many of us are feeling at this point in the pandemic it’s that of a splooting squirrel. Squirrels lay spread eagle—or sploot—on a cool surface to lower their body temperature.Annie Ste...
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August
17,
2021
| 11:45 AM America/Chicago
Eighteen in a series.Partners from health care and other fields are teaming up in an expanded collaboration geared to brainstorm and implement strategies to prevent suicides in North Texas.Participants represent a variety of vantage points including ...
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August
10,
2021
| 12:18 PM America/Chicago
Seventeen in a series.Along with the physical illnesses and injuries treated at the Cook Children’s emergency department (ED), a standard part of care includes a questionnaire that flags possible suicide risk.Every patient ages 8 and older in Cook Ch...
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August
03,
2021
| 09:13 AM America/Chicago
Sixteen in a series. There is nothing more inspiring than seeing a child with a disability overcome the daily challenges they face. Their determination, strength and courage are what superheroes are made of. But, even superheroes sometimes need help ...
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July
12,
2021
| 20:00 PM America/Chicago
Fourteen in a series. Talking about hard things isn’t easy, especially for a child or teen. It’s scary to be vulnerable. But talking can bring clarity. Sharing your hurts, struggles and stress can be a release, and leaning on someone you love can lig...
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June
29,
2021
| 07:33 AM America/Chicago
Thirteen in a series. The onset of loneliness, anxiety and depression in teens and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a sharp rise in reports of dangerous eating behaviors.The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) helpline saw...
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June
22,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Twelve in a series. Imagine living through a tornado. The wind howling over the sound of sirens. Lightning illuminates your home. Then, you hear it - the roar. You watch the ceiling start to give way. Fear turns to panic. Running on adrenaline, your ...
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June
15,
2021
| 08:46 AM America/Chicago
Eleven in a series. Bullying is an age-old issue. Generations old and new are familiar with the power plays of those that intentionally try to hurt another. It happens on the playground, in the classroom, by the locker, at the lunch table, on the bus...
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June
08,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/Chicago
10 in a series.Just Breathe. Open Up. You Matter.This is the meaning behind the Joy Campaign, which aims to prevent youth suicide. Cook Children's launched the effort in April after a record number of suicidal patients were admitted to our hospital. ...
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June
01,
2021
| 11:18 AM America/Chicago
Nine in a series. When we hear the word ‘addiction,’ we often think of drugs and alcohol, but in the 21st century, addiction has taken on a new meaning. Lisa Elliott, Ph.D., psychologist and clinic manager of the Behavioral Health Clinic at Cook Chil...
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