Worried about your child's mental health? Is your child not dealing well with a divorce, or with pressures from school? What are the signs of a child in distress? What should a parent do?John Damon, Ph.D., Canopy Children's Solutions CEO provides expert advice during a recent interview with Parent and Kids magazine.
Canopy Children’s Solutions (Canopy) is pleased to announce the designation of the Canopy Center of Excellence main entrance as the “Trustmark Transformational Lobby”, marking the ongoing partnership with Trustmark as part of the Children’s Promise Act.
Right now, as many students go back to school in person, they’re probably going to be messy about their emotions and friendships. They could feel understandably anxious about what their friendships are going to be like during this transition time. They could be really happy to be going back. They could feel anxious. They could feel a mix of both.
With 1 in 5 children suffering from a mental health challenge, it is more important than ever to bring awareness to children’s mental health. In Mississippi, approximately 131,000 children will experience a serious mental health challenge in their lifetime.
During National Counseling Awareness Month, Canopy asked our licensed professional counselors to give advice to fellow counselors and parents.
Last March 2020, the lives of many were significantly altered in many ways. Due to the pandemic, what was once deemed as normal or routine, swiftly shifted to unknown and unpredictable. Dr. Chris Furlow, Canopy Children’s Solutions (Canopy), Director of Autism Solutions, understands the impact of the pandemic as it relates to children with autism and their families.
It all starts with hope. Hope is the belief that your future can be brighter and better than your past and that you actually have a role to play in making it better.