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Opinion: Self-care is not a luxury.  It's a matter of survival |  CNN

Opinion: Self-care is not a luxury. It’s a matter of survival | CNN

Editor’s note: Sophia A. Nelson is a journalist and author of the book “Be the One You Need: 21 Life Lessons I Learned Taking Care of Everyone But Me.” The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. Seen more reviews on CNN. CNN — It’s the start of another year, and we continue to …

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Opinion: Parents, here are some tips to save your teens from fentanyl |  CNN

Opinion: Parents, here are some tips to save your teens from fentanyl | CNN

Editor’s note: Dr. Scott Hadland is a pediatrician and teen addiction specialist. He is Chief of Adolescent Medicine at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. The opinions expressed here are his own. Read more reviews on CNN. CNN — Pediatricians like me are not used to …

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Mental health-related ED visits and visits on the rise among children, study finds |  CNN

Mental health-related ED visits and visits on the rise among children, study finds | CNN

CNN — ER visits and children’s hospital visits that are linked to mental health are “increasing rapidly”, according to a new study. Between 2015 and 2020, mental health visits to pediatric emergency departments increased by 8% per year, with about 13% of those patients revisiting within six months, according to the study published Tuesday in …

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Opinion: Staying at work while pregnant just got a little easier |  CNN

Opinion: Staying at work while pregnant just got a little easier | CNN

Editor’s note: Vicki Shabo is a senior fellow at New America, a think tank in Washington, D.C., where she focuses on paid family and medical leave and other work-family policies that advance gender equity, race and the economy. She has repeatedly testified before Congress on the United States’ need for paid vacations and other policies …

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Opinion: I almost died last year from an entirely preventable medical condition |  CNN

Opinion: I almost died last year from an entirely preventable medical condition | CNN

Editor’s note: Alice Paul Tapper, 15, is a sophomore in Washington, DC. She is the daughter of CNN’s Jake Tapper. The opinions expressed in this comment are his own. See more opinions on CNN. CNN — I almost died around Thanksgiving last year, and it was completely preventable. It started on a weekend in November …

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Students sue Yale University, alleging discrimination against mentally ill students |  CNN

Students sue Yale University, alleging discrimination against mentally ill students | CNN

CNN — Current students and an advocacy group are suing Yale University and its governing body, alleging “systemic discrimination against mentally ill students,” according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Connecticut federal court. The lawsuit alleges that the university discriminated against students with mental disorders and forced students to withdraw from school after showing severe …

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Study finds 'huge' increase in children going to ER with suicidal thoughts |  CNN

Study finds ‘huge’ increase in children going to ER with suicidal thoughts | CNN

Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or mental health issues, please call the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, or visit the hotline’s website. CNN — According to a new study, the number of children seen in the emergency room for suicidal thoughts has risen steadily – and the …

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What Immigrant Children Can Teach Everyone About Mental Health |  CNN

What Immigrant Children Can Teach Everyone About Mental Health | CNN

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Stress, But Less newsletter. Our A six-part mindfulness guide will inform and inspire you to reduce stress while learning to harness it. CNN — Sahaj Kohli, whose family immigrated to the UK from India, has struggled with an identity crisis familiar to many immigrant children. As the first in …

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Meditation, tools and checks: how a group of teenagers are tackling the mental health crisis |  CNN

Meditation, tools and checks: how a group of teenagers are tackling the mental health crisis | CNN

Charlotte, North Carolina CNN — A room full of teenagers – old friends and strangers – stood with their hands together, their feet or backs together and their eyes closed. “We are never alone in the world,” says Davis Cooke, 18, a high school student and founder of the group, which led the teens in …

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Meditation, tools and checks: how a group of teenagers are tackling the mental health crisis |  CNN

Meditation, tools and checks: how a group of teenagers are tackling the mental health crisis | CNN

Charlotte, North Carolina CNN — A room full of teenagers – old friends and strangers – stood with their hands together, their feet or backs together and their eyes closed. “We are never alone in the world,” says Davis Cooke, 18, a high school student and founder of the group, which led the teens in …

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