Child Mental Health

Resources and information on children’s mental health issues.

National Nutrition Month: Improving Children’s Eating Habits

March is National Nutrition Month Arkansas Psychologists Offer Tips to Improve Children’s Eating Habits Little Rock, Arkansas, March 20, 2017 — Parents and caregivers play an important role when it comes to children’s eating habits. This March, recognize National Nutrition Month by taking steps to improve and establish healthy eating habits for the whole family.…

Childhood Obesity: A National Crisis

Childhood Obesity: A National Crisis Elizabeth Huffstutter, PhD Obesity in our youth continues to be a national problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), obesity has doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents over the past several decades. It is a leading cause of death in the United States. There are a number…

Helping Children with School-Related Anxiety

Helping Children with School-Related Anxiety By Rebekah, Evans, Ph.D. For many families, the beginning of the school year is a difficult time due to children’s anxiety about new classrooms, new teachers, new peers, and new challenges. I recently asked Dr. Asad Khan, a child psychiatrist practicing in Arkansas, to share some practical tips for parents…