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CHOP Joins National Coalition to “Sound the Alarm for Kids”

Published on in CHOP News

Rates of depression and suicide have been rising in children, teens, and young adults fr two decades. Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, 1 in 5 children under age 18 experienced a mental health condition. The "Sound the Alarm" campaign aims to break down barriers to mental health access.

Shyness in Kids

Published on in Health Tip of the Week

Shy girl hiding her face behind a chair

Worried your child’s shyness will hold them back? A CHOP pediatrician and psychologist offer tips to encourage brave practices – and when to seek additional support.