Children’s Hospital delivers a cure for boredom with new Dream Big Studio

Kids can feel isolated and lonely while hospitalized. Making art or music can give them a creative outlet.

Kids with special needs take the first step to adulthood through the Disability & Mental Health Summit

“We teach them how to articulate a message of advocacy, how to ask for accommodations and why that’s important.”

Kidcast: How to find resources and guidance for kids with special needs

Helping kids stay on task and focused can make a big difference.

Kidcast: There’s help for moms who suffer from anxiety during and after pregnancy

There are common-sense strategies like taking time for yourself, taking care of yourself, getting people to support you so you can get a break.

Moms find help for postpartum depression through NEST

“Early detection is often the key to success.”

Sponsored Content From our sponsor: Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh helps survivors and their children rebuild

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Sponsored Content From our sponsor: The Laughlin Children’s Center announces an innovative service to diagnose mental health in kids

One in five kids in the United States has a diagnosable mental health disorder.

Kidsburgh wants to hear from you! Take our survey on kids’ mental health.

By submitting the survey, you will be entered to win one of five $100 gift cards to Target.

Parents, schools and social initiatives needed to prevent bullying

We’ve seen a lot of cases of bullying in the news in the last couple of weeks.  Despite all of the anti-bullying lessons at schools, it’s not going away.  In […]

Sue Klebold, mom of a Columbine shooter, shares what she’s learned about the unimaginable

“I’ve tried to take whatever happened and make it my own life’s mission.”

Pittsburgh schools hoping to reduce student stress and anxiety with lessons in mindfulness

“The counselors really make you feel homey and welcome when you’re having a bad day.”

For Pittsburgh kids with special needs, equine therapy is more than horseplay: It’s life-changing. 

“This is where they grow and make friends.”

What’s new in Pittsburgh school districts this year? Check it out here.

New programming, new initiatives and brand spanking new buildings add up to an exciting school year.

Pittsburgh teens and their mental health are the main focus of new JHF grants

“Maybe the best thing we can do is to activate neighborhoods to develop their own safety nets”

9th annual Mental Health Conference offers a one-stop resource for Pittsburgh parents

In one day, families can access more information and assistance at the free conference than they could by spending weeks online or making phone calls,

YourMomCares donates $500,000 to Children’s Hospital to develop mental health app for kids

Like a Duolingo lesson for mental health, games and activities on the app will be adjustable depending on needs and developmental levels.

Social media, body image and how art therapy helps kids with eating disorders

A study at The University of Pittsburgh found that participants who most frequently checked social media throughout the day had 2.6 times the risk of reporting eating and body image […]


The message from Parkland to Pittsburgh? Kids can make a difference!

“We want to spread the message of hope and unity and overcoming tragedy because it’s so hard to do it alone.”

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