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Does my child need help? How do I get the best help? Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know if my child needs help and when should I be concerned? Are there warning signs or symptoms I should look for?  How do I know if it is just a passing phase or if it is time to seek professional help?  If I think my child needs help, where do I turn?  Should I talk to a professional?  How do I find a qualified provider?  What questions should I ask? As a parent, should I be involved in the process?  How do I know if my child is getting the best help?   1. How do I know when to worry about my child’s mental health?

 2. Who do I turn to for help?

 3. How do I know if my child needs help right away?

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Connecticut Mirror, four-part series on childhood trauma
This January, 2015, The Connecticut Mirror ran a four-part "Starting Early" series on childhood trauma by Arielle Levin Becker. The CT Mirror describes the series as examining "the science of childhood trauma, neglect and chronic stress, Connecticut initiatives to apply brain science to help young children and families overcome significant adversity and prevent deeper problems from developing later on, and efforts to better recognize when children need help coping with trauma."    Click below for links to the articles and resources: The Problem: The Long Reach of Childhood Trauma
Intervention: Changing Course
Prevention: From Brain Science to Stop & Shop
Recognition: Recognizing Trauma & Isolation
About Trauma: How to Talk About Trauma   Find Help: Resources   To learn more about child trauma, click here.
Latest News and Interviews
Please click here for the latest children's mental health news and interviews with experts on child trauma and other children's mental health issues.





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