How do you know if your child has mental health issues?
Warning signs that your child may have a mental health disorder include Persistent sadness that lasts two weeks or more. Withdrawing from or avoiding social interactions. Hurting oneself or talking about hurting oneself.
What affects a child’s mental health?
Circumstances associated with family stress, such as persistent poverty, may elevate the risk of serious mental health problems. Young children who experience recurrent abuse or chronic neglect, domestic violence, or parental mental health or substance abuse problems are particularly vulnerable.
What are the 5 signs of mental illness?
Here are five warning signs of mental illness to watch for, especially when you have two or more of these symptoms.
Long-lasting sadness or irritability.
Extremely high and low moods.
Excessive fear, worry, or anxiety.
Dramatic changes in eating or sleeping habits.
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