Kids and Alcohol
Ask KOMO: Positive Parenting (3:06)
Dr. Ken Feldman gives tips for how to manage the stress that all parents feel.
Helping Kids Handle Worry
Why Is My Child Anxious About Going to School?
Children’s Mental Health (0:00:30)
Mark Fadool, clinical director of mental health services at Odessa Brown Children's Clinic, provides early warning signs of mental health issues in kids and teens and urges us all to notice the signs...cont.
Healthlink: ADHD Impact (00:02:55)
Dr. Chris Varley, director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry program at Seattle Children's, comments on the struggles children with ADHD face, and a new study showing children with ADHD are more...cont.
Help Your Anxious Child: Blow Colors (00:01:24)
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson shares a little trick to help coach children who are anxious.
Helping Teens Who Cut
Is Your Child Too Busy?
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Teens, Depression and Guns (PDF)
Teens, Depression and Guns (Spanish) (PDF)
Facebook Chat: Raising Teens in the Digital Age
Helping Kids Deal With Bullies
Respecting Differences: How to Talk with Your Child About Disabilities
Teaching Kids Not to Bully
Live Life Forward: Bullying (00:20:11)
Bullying is a widespread problem that seems to dominate the news cycle almost daily. On Live Life Forward, learn more about research on the effects of cyberbullying and what parents, teens and others...cont.
Caring for a Seriously Ill Child
Explaining Cancer to Kids
Healing Messages for Children Who Witness Violence (PDF)
Healing Messages for Children Who Witness Violence (Spanish) (PDF)
If Your Child Is Raped
Helping Your Child Deal With Death
Disasters and Scary Events: Helping Children Cope
How Can I Help a Child Cope With a Parent's Suicide?
Earthquakes, Disasters, Tsunamis: Teaching Children to Cope with Grief (00:08:09)
Important information about helping kids cope with grief and troubling news from Dr. Bob Hilt, director of psychiatric emergency services at Seattle Children's Hospital. He discusses ways parents can...cont.
Disciplining Your Child
Helping Your Child Through a Divorce
Inhalants: What Parents Need to Know
Talking to Your Child About Drugs
Healthlink: Prescription Drug Abuse (00:02:57)
Leslie Walker discusses the dangers of prescription drug abuse.
Depressants: What Parents Need to Know
Kids and Smoking
Nicotine: What Parents Need to Know
Eating Disorders Books and Resources (PDF)
Good Growing: Eating Disorders in Teenage Boys (4:15)
Dr. Rose Calderon discusses body image issues and eating disorders in teenage boys.
Healthlink: Eating Disorders in Teens (00:03:04)
Pediatrician Dr. Cora Breuner discusses the warning signs of eating disorders in teens.
GHB: What Parents Need to Know
A Parent's Guide to Preventing Underage Marijuana Use (PDF)
A Parent's Guide to Preventing Underage Marijuana Use (Amharic) (PDF)
A Parent's Guide to Preventing Underage Marijuana Use (Somali) (PDF)
A Parent's Guide to Preventing Underage Marijuana Use (Spanish) (PDF)
A Parent's Guide to Preventing Underage Marijuana Use (Swahili) (PDF)
A Parent's Guide to Preventing Underage Marijuana Use (Tigrinya) (PDF)
Marijuana: What Parents Need to Know
Preventing Suicide: What Families Need to Know (04:50:00)
In teenagers, suicide is the second most common cause of death. Kathleen Gilligan, a mother who lost her son to suicide, and Dr. Molly Adrian, share their tips for recognizing warning signs and...cont.
How Can I Help My Teen Quit Smoking for Good?
Stress Management (PDF)
Stress Management (Russian) (PDF)
Stress Management (Spanish) (PDF)
Stress Management (Vietnamese) (PDF)
Taking Your Child to a Therapist
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This 30-second video features
Dr. Carlos Villavicencio
of Seattle Children’s Hospital giving tips for preventing window falls.
Este video de 30 segundos presenta los consejos del doctor
, de Seattle Children's Hospital, para prevenir caídas desde ventanas.
Use these tips from Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson to make you and your child's trip to the playground both fun and safe.
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Learn the three easy steps to check for proper fit of you and your child’s bike helmet.
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