We look at the second episode of Southern Remedy's Growing Pain series with a list of resources and information on symptoms and diagnosis of mental illness. Watch the full episode below:
For more information on what was covered in this episode, check out the resources below.
The Relationship Between Bullying and Suicide: What We Know and What It Means for Schools - A report from the CDC providing a comprehensive look at the risk factors of suicide in school-aged children, and how bullying is related. This report includes various action items based on research, including:
Publications About Children and Adolescents - National Institute of Mental Health - Find a variety of information about different diagnoses and mental health, including what questions you may want to ask your doctor if your child is diagnosed with ADHD, detailed information on bipolar disorder in children and teens, and how community members can help with children's mental healthcare.
Fact Sheet about Pediatrict Autoimmune Psychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections - A rare side-effect of a strep infection (such as strep throat or scarlet fever) is the sudden onset of obsessive compulsive disorder and/or tic disorders. Often, symptoms appear out of the blue, and can include obsessions, irritability, anxiety attacks, and compulsions. Also known as PANDAS, there is a large body of research surrounding this specific diagnosis. The National Institute of Mental Health has organized this information for parents into a fact sheet.