Each May, a nationwide campaign called Children's Mental Health Awareness Month shines a spotlight on the importance of children's mental wellness. By reducing stigmas and encouraging difficult but necessary conversations, Canopy seeks to help children struggling with behavioral and mental health challenges and their families find connections, build community, and receive the help they need to cope and heal.
Children today are facing significant challenges that previous generations have not faced. Parents need to become mindful of their child’s mental and emotional well-being to help navigate this unique time. For almost two years, children have had to take precautions …
Republished from Parents and Kids Magazine Canopy Children’s Solutions is Mississippi’s largest, most comprehensive nonprofit provider of children’s behavioral health, educational and social service solutions. Founded in 1912 as the Mississippi Children’s Home Society, the organization began with the mission …
During National Counseling Awareness Month, Canopy asked our licensed professional counselors to give advice to fellow counselors and parents.
Getting back into a routine after the holidays can be difficult for all of us, but especially difficult for children transitioning back to school in person after participating in virtual learning since last March.
Creating normalcy for kids is important so Canopy staff helped to make Halloween 2020 feel a little more routine with fun costumes, festive activities, decorations and trunkless treating!
Many parents feel caught between only bad choices for going back to school, leading to overwhelming anxiety and stress. Canopy leads the discussion on how to handle that anxiety and making the best choice for a safe and happy school year.
This March, as part of Self-Injury Awareness Month, it is important that parents educate themselves on self-harm and ways to help children who are struggling emotionally.