Many mental health conditions are first diagnosed in early adolescence, yet many people report experiencing symptoms before their teenage years. Continue reading Can early social-emotional functioning predict later mental health issues?
Refugees often leave their countries to escape extreme conditions, such as war or violence. Experiencing such hardship may force refugee children to face multiple challenges when settled in their new country beyond those faced by other immigrant children. Although many immigrant children contend with post-migration language and cultural barriers, refugee children may be more likely to experience emotional challenges associated with pre-migration trauma. Continue reading Early emotional and communication functioning predicts the academic trajectories of refugee children
Child mental health promotion usually focuses on reducing problems. But focusing on psychological strengths can potentially improve positive mental health as well. Continue reading What builds positive mental health?
The EDI team is proud to release the Winter 2017 edition of our newsletter.
The feature this quarter is a new story about the EDI’s history in Nova Scotia.
This edition of the newsletter also features the results from CIHR’s video awards competition, recent EDI reports and publications, and a spotlight on the mental health of Manitoba’s children.
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