Health Topics: Mental Health
Children's National Health System's Adelaide Robb, MD, talks to parents about the signs and symptoms of childhood depression and anxiety.
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Crisis response, outreach and educational efforts were provided to schools, communities, and families throughout the region. These resources are intended to help families better understand child and adolescent stress responses and resiliency-building strategies to use with children so that they can better cope and heal from traumatic events.
Martine Solages, MD, a child and adolescent psychiatrist in Children’s National Health System’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, is principal investigator and recipient of a pilot grant to validate the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) suicide risk screening tool for use in pediatric medical inpatient settings.
Children’s National Health System child and adolescent psychiatrist, Adelaide Robb, MD, shares her insight about pediatric depression and anxiety disorders.