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Howard Countians need to pay more attention to mental health

People experiencing an acute or chronic mental illness need to have access to the help they need when they need it. Failure to connect with the appropriate support in a crisis can have dire consequences. 1,060 more words

Howard County

One of THOSE Feelings

Every have One of THOSE Feelings. A feeling of doom and gloom that you just can’t shake. A feeling that something BIG is about to happen. 486 more words

Behavioral Health

"Kinship and nonrelative foster care: The effect of placement type on child well‐being."

 Font, Sarah A.  Child Development 85, no. 5 (September 2014): 2074-2090.

This article compares the academic achievement, behavior, and health of children in formal kinship care to children in nonrelative foster care, with the purpose of examining the effects of placement type. 51 more words


"Grandparents raising grandchildren: investigating factors associated with distress among custodial grandparents."

Doley, Rebekah, Ryan Bell, Bruce Watt, and Hannah Simpson. Journal of Family Studies 21, no. 2 (2015): 101-119.

This study explores the relationship between the psychological health of grandparent caretakers and the social, emotional and behavioral issues of their grandchildren. 81 more words

Health And Health Services

Seven Days: Day Two

Day Two
I’ll tell this part of the story as best I can. I have to have H. Help me fill in the blanks, because I blacked out intermittently throughout the day. 986 more words

"Custodial grandparents' perceived control over caregiving outcomes: Raising children the second time around"

Guzell-Roe, Jacqueline R., Jean M. Gerard, and Laura Landry-Meyer.  Journal of Intergenerational Relationships 3, no. 2 (2005): 43-61.

The study that this article discusses explored the nature of the relationship between custodial grandparent’s perception of control and their disciplinary practices. 25 more words

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