How To Identify The Signs Of Potential Mental Illness In Your Child, According To An Expert

No parent wants to see their child in distress. Of course you want what’s best for them, and if they broke their arm or had a sore throat, you’d probably take them to get appropriate medical treatment right away. But what about kids’ mental health? How can parents tell the difference between “normal” children’s behavior and challenges, and something more serious? Scary Mommy spoke with Dr. Steven Jewell, the director of pediatric psychiatry and psychology at Akron Children’s Hospital to find out what parents should look for and when to get help. Read more.

Neal O'Farrell
Founder of GetBetter@Work and a recovering cybersecurity expert.

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