Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry


What Can You Do to Support Your Children’s Mental Health?

Being a parent can be quite tough of a job. There are no manuals in store teaching how
to become perfect parents but there are some things you can do in order to protect and
nurture your children the best way you can.

Time is Gold

Amidst all the things you need to do, all the responsibilities and all the hassles of life,
make sure to have some time to breathe together with your child. This is the first and
most important tip we can give to all parents.

In this time and age, it can be so easy to get swayed by the noise surrounding you that
sitting quietly with your child becomes too rare. However, committing to free up some
time for your child can make a huge difference. By doing this regularly, you’ll be able to
create a strong bond with your child which makes your child trust and rely on you more.

Take a break from the screens.

Let’s all admit that electronics and the internet can be really addicting. But, do note that
your child is better off learning values and images of peers offline. The whole family,
including you, should practice putting away electronics more often and focus on the real
things around.

Enrich and equip your child in managing what’s ahead

In this world, there are plenty of things you don’t have any control of. And as much as
you want to protect your child from all the negativities of this life, sadly, you will never be
able to. That is why it’s better if you can build up your child’s confidence. That way, your
child will be able to gracefully face difficulties on their own.

Seek help when you need it.

It’s highly recommended to address your child’s mental health issues as early as
possible. Along the way, don’t hesitate to ask for help. You can get help from mental
health professionals or you can refer to resources widely available for both parents and



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