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How To Recognize The Signs Of Mental Health Issues In Your Kids

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With rising rates of anxietydepressionADHD and other mental illnesses, parents are left wondering if their squirming toddler is just restless, or showing signs of ADHD. Is their preschooler’s fear of the dark a sign of an underlying anxiety disorder, or is this just drama created to help land a place in mom and dad’s bed? And what about teen behaviour? They can all seem somewhat “abnormal” to parents as some point, can’t they?


So, here are my tips on how to recognize the signs of mental health issues in your kids, as well as what to do once if you’ve spotted them.

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Alyson has been blogging parenting advice for over 15 years. She has been a panelist at BlogWest, Blissdom, #140NYC and more. Her content appears on sites across Canada and the US, but you can read all her own blog posts right here.

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