Recognizing Mental Illness Symptoms in Children and How to Help
Nearly 5 million children in the U.S. have a mental illness that significantly interferes with their daily lives. Children develop many of the same mental health conditions as adults. However, since their symptoms are often different, it can be difficult for parents to identify those conditions.
“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.”
“All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.”