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Children up to the age of 17 as well as other family members can be seen without having to wait for an appointment. Parents can be seen without their child to consult about problem behavior, seek advice or get direction
The destruction and flooding brought by Hurricane Harvey is hard to fathom. During crises such as this, it can be difficult for children and adolescents, and for parents who are unsure how to support them.
Young people can have mental, emotional, and behavior problems that are real, painful, and costly. These problems, often called “disorders”, are a source of stress for the child as well as the family, school, community, and larger society.
When parents observe frequent temper outbursts and notice their child’s inability to play well with others, they worry that those behaviors will interfere with their child’s present or future success.
The Austin Travis County Suicide Prevention Coalition is providing this information to you as a courtesy. This volunteer group of Austin and Travis County community members is working to successfully implement the Austin Travis County Plan for Suicide Prevention : Guidelines for Suicide Prevention which was submitted to Mayor Will Wynn in August 2005
Children may not talk about their feelings about the death of someone they knew. They may hold back feelings because they are so overwhelming and thus appear not to be affected.
The first step in helping abused children is learning to recognize the symptoms of child abuse. Although child abuse is divided into four types — physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse
Parenting a child with challenging behavior is a challenge — but it is one that parents can overcome with the appropriate strategies.
Children have to be taught discipline. They are not born with it. Little by little parents have to teach it to them. While teaching discipline does take time and practice, it gets easier as children learn to control their own behavior. And best of all, teaching discipline does not have to hurt either the parents or the children.