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Free Parent Education Session – ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment

October 24, 2023, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Children’s Health Network (CHN) is partnering with Natalis Counseling & Psychology Solutions to offer free virtual parent education sessions focused on mental health. Pediatric mental health experts will be ready to answer your questions. This is a great opportunity to get information and support.

Free Parent Education Session – Helping your Child Manage Anxiety

September 20, 2023, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Children’s Health Network (CHN) is partnering with Natalis Counseling & Psychology Solutions to offer free virtual parent education sessions focused on mental health. Pediatric mental health experts will be ready to answer your questions. This is a great opportunity to get information and support.

Health advisory on social media use for kids and teens

Social media has negatively impacted the mental health of kids and teens everywhere. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy released an advisory highlighting the harms of social media for kids and teens. Read more to learn about the risks of social media, signs to look out for, social media recommendations for families and resources available.

What does an integrated behavioral health specialist do?

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re highlighting Children’s Minnesota kid expert, Sarah Quinn, LICSW, integrated behavioral health specialist, to learn more about her role and tips for families to de-stress and take care of their mental health.

Why mental health concerns among kids and teens rise in spring and what families can do to help

The number of kids and teens experiencing mental health issues typically increases in the spring. If you’re recognizing they are stressed or overwhelmed, there are readily available resources.

Children’s Minnesota kid experts honored as 2023 TRUST Award winners

The awards celebrate 20 Minnesota-based women in health care who were nominated by their peers and are paving the way in five areas: collaboration & partnerships, community engagement, health & well-being, innovation, and leadership.

Behavioral Health Parent Education Session – Managing Screen Time

May 24, 2023, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Children’s Health Network (CHN) is partnering with Natalis Counseling & Psychology Solutions to offer FREE virtual parent education sessions focused on mental and behavioral health. These sessions are designed to empower families with tools, strategies and information to support their children and adolescents.

Behavioral Health Parent Education Session – Parenting Tweens & Teens

April 25, 2023, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Children’s Health Network (CHN) is partnering with Natalis Counseling & Psychology Solutions to offer FREE virtual parent education sessions focused on mental and behavioral health. These sessions are designed to empower families with tools, strategies and information to support their children and adolescents.

Perspective: Stress and anxiety in kids and teens

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, pediatrician and chief education officer at Children's Minnesota, discussed youth mental health and how clinicians can help in the Talking Pediatrics podcast episode, “The Impact of Anxiety and Stress on Kids and Families,” with Dr. Sara Gonzales Rodriguez, pediatric psychologist at Children’s Minnesota.

United Health Foundation Awards $3 Million Grant to Children’s Minnesota To Address Health Disparities

The partnership will yield a three-year effort to help families and children better control asthma, address mental health needs and increase vaccinations in the Twin Cities.