Posttraumatic Stress Disorder for Teens
Sometimes after experiencing a traumatic event, a person has a strong and lingering reaction known as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Getting treatment and support can make all the difference.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for Parents
Kids and teens who live through a traumatic event can develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Healing is possible with the help of professional counseling and support from loved ones.
Nightmares for Parents
Nightmares aren't totally preventable, but parents can help kids feel better when they have one and ease their transition back to sleep.
Rejection and How to Handle It for Teens
Rejection hurts. But it's impossible to avoid. Life is about going for things. And when we do, rejection is always a possibility.
Blood Transfusions for Teens
About 5 million people a year get blood transfusions in the United States. This article explains why people need them and who donates the blood used.
What teachers should know about posttraumatic stress disorder, and how to help students with PTSD.
Helping Kids Handle Worry for Parents
All kids to worry at times, and some may worry more than others. But parents can help kids manage worry and tackle everyday problems with ease. Find out how.
School & Family Life - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
All parents need a little advice now and then. Get the lowdown on parenting basics like discipline, homework help, and how to talk to your child about tough subjects, like sex, tobacco, and alcohol. Plus, find out where you can turn for help and support.
Donating Blood for Teens
There's a 97% chance that someone you know will need a blood transfusion. Blood donors — especially donors with certain blood types — are always in demand. Find out what's involved in this article for teens.
Ebola for Parents
Although outbreaks of Ebola may occur in parts of the world, there's no reason to panic. When people with Ebola are correctly diagnosed, isolated, and cared for, the risk of passing the disease to others is low.