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Mental Health Awareness Month: What does this mean to me? What does it mean for Children?

Posted by F_Stoeffler on May 15, 2013 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

By: Fallon Stoeffler

For a long time, people have handled mental health disorders at arms length. Rest assured: you cannot catch a mental illness by standing near someone with a mental illness. If your child attends school and befriends or socializes with a child with ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, or Mental or Physical Retardation, they will not "catch" any of these disorders. And certainly, if you take time to educate yourself about mental illness, you will not only not be affl...

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