Harold S. Koplewicz, M.D.

Helping Challenged Kids Go Back To School

(Aug. 22, 2012) - How can you help your child with a psychiatric or learning disability deal with going back to school? Model confidence, create structure, and get to know the new teacher. Our expert offers six things to keep in mind as the academic year kicks into swing.

YouTube and Cutting: A Dangerous Combination for Kids & Teens

(Sep. 06, 2011) - On YouTube the most disturbing phenomenon is kids doing hurtful things to themselves and then sharing the videos. A study in the March 2011 issue of the "Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics" highlighted these often graphic videos of adolescents engaging in what we as clinicians call “self-injury” and kids call “cutting”—on camera.

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