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2021
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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May
25,
2021
| 10:40 AM America/Chicago
Eight in a series. Over the past few weeks, we’ve published a series of articles about the mental health crisis shaking the foundation of our youngest generation. It’s been a difficult and heart-wrenching conversation as, together, we’ve opened our e...
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May
17,
2021
| 20:00 PM America/Chicago
Seven in a series. Sometimes the first step toward saving the world begins in your own backyard.That’s the hope for Frances Wampler and Blair Williams, two staffers at the Center for Children’s Health led by Cook Children’s, who are part of a team ex...
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May
10,
2021
| 20:00 PM America/Chicago
Six in a series.Like an earthquake rumbling underfoot, crumpling the ground beneath, the suicide of a loved one has a way of knocking you to your hands and knees.After the initial shock wave throws you, constant aftershocks of emotions—running the ga...
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May
04,
2021
| 07:50 AM America/Chicago
Five in a series.In today’s society, social media is a major part of life for all age groups. While some use the platforms to keep up with family and friends, others use the sites for networking and job hunting. For those 18 and younger, social media...
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April
26,
2021
| 20:00 PM America/Chicago
Four in a series. When it comes to mental health and suicide, minority children face unique and underreported challenges. From access to care to stigma, there are several barriers minorities face. On top of that, LGBTQ+ children and teens account for...
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April
20,
2021
| 11:04 AM America/Chicago
Three in a series. Statistics, no matter how alarming, sometimes blur into faceless numbers when parents hear them on TV or read them in a news story.That’s until it’s your child in the emergency room, hooked to an IV while receiving treatment for in...
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April
13,
2021
| 09:30 AM America/Chicago
Two in a series. Humans are social beings. History teaches us that even the early nomads moved together in tribes, finding strength, safety and security in numbers. We are wired for togetherness.So what happens when we can’t be together? What does it...
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April
06,
2021
| 08:46 AM America/Chicago
One in a series. One year into COVID-19, it’s clear the pandemic is taking a toll on the mental wellbeing of children and teens.In March, a record 43 patients were admitted to Cook Children’s Medical Center after attempting suicide. This staggering f...
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2020
October
27,
2020
| 12:44 PM America/Chicago
The number of patients admitted to Cook Children’s after attempting suicide continues to rise. In September, 37 children and teens were treated for suicide attempts, marking the worst month on record since at least 2015.“September of 2020 has been th...
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September
22,
2020
| 14:42 PM America/Chicago
An alarming rate of children are purposefully harming themselves and ending up at Cook Children’s Medical Center. In August, 29 patients were admitted to the hospital after attempting suicide. This marks the third worst month since at least 2015.“We'...
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September
01,
2020
| 11:11 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley ParrottWidespread change due to the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the nation, which has left many parents struggling to keep essential appointments with, not only their physicians, but with behavioral health specialists as well. Parents are n...
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April
08,
2020
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
COVID-19, social distancing, unexpected home schooling and working from home have taken their toll on all of us.Kids are not immune to the stressors of the new world in which we live. Especially, if they are in the population of children who might be...
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2015
July
30,
2015
| 15:47 PM America/Chicago
In “Inside Out,” the character, Joy, really enjoys controlling all the different emotions throughout the beginning of the movie, until Sadness touches a core memory and the memory changes. This really frustrates Joy that a core memory has been change...
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July
24,
2015
| 12:31 PM America/Chicago
In Disney’s movie “Inside Out”, we see Riley’s emotion of Anger depicted as a red, brick-shaped, literal hot head. He is impatient, scowls, pounds his fist, flames burst from his head, and he yells…A LOT! Early on in Riley’s life, we see tantrums and...
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July
16,
2015
| 08:42 AM America/Chicago
In the summer hit movie, Inside Out, the five main emotions leading the way for Riley are joy, anger, fear, sadness and disgust. Out of all those emotions, disgust, is probably not one that many of us would initially recognize as a being a top five f...
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July
09,
2015
| 14:36 PM America/Chicago
As a general rule, we try to avoid sadness. Nobody enjoys feeling sad and we are often uncomfortable when those around us are sad. We try to change the way they feel; make them happy, make them laugh. It can be uncomfortable to be around sadness. ...
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July
01,
2015
| 16:43 PM America/Chicago
If you’ve seen “Inside Out,” you’ve seen how Joy leads the other emotions at the beginning of the movie, including Fear. We can’t blame her, right? What parent doesn’t want joy to be the emotion that fills a child’s day, week, year and lifetime? ...
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