This may indicate they there are social problems, like with a bully.
Sleeping a lot or only a little may not necessarily be a sign of concern. Be aware of who they might be interacting with in chatrooms and online games. Children can worry about these things. In addition to making sure everything is physically okay, their pediatrician can provide you with information and recommendations for others services.
Frequent nightmares may be a sign that your child has some issues that need to be addressed. Mealtime can be a good time for talking.
A nurturing social environment in childhood, good early education and academic success in school are related to protecting the mental health of young growing generation. Individuals who have good mental health are able to bounce back from the adversity of a lost job, relationship, illness, sadness, or other setback.
Unfortunately children may abuse alcohol and other substances like prescription medications and illegal drugs at younger ages than we would like to believe. Make sure your child knows that there are adults they can turn to if they ever need help with anything.
You can also show him love through your body language and nonverbal communication — and by giving him lots of cuddles too! This may be partially explained by additional factors, including a sense of hopelessness, insecurity, rapid social change, poor physical health, and the risks of violence.
Take 10 minutes each day with each of you writing in your journals.