These Pittsburgh kids bring fresh perspectives on solutions to violence

Many of the participants shared first-hand experiences of the loss of a loved one or the fear they carry with them.

Here’s how Pittsburgh kids spread joy and connections during coronavirus quarantine

No one is better at finding the joy in new situations than children.

Where to get help in Pittsburgh as we adjust to life with coronavirus

“It can be tempting to get glued to the news, but that may only increase anxiety.”

Pittsburgh WFH moms offer tips on how to survive working from home with kids

“I try to give them all my attention in the mornings and wear them out then.”

Yoga, babies and art? Kidcast checks out this cool class at Carnegie Museum

Engaging in the arts can lead to increased self-esteem, a decrease in stress and depression levels, and it improves your overall sense of well-being.

Pittsburgh-filmed ‘I Am Not Okay With This’ gives teen angst a terrifying twist    

The nightmare world of “Carrie” is juxtaposed with the teenage dream of a John Hughes movie.

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.”

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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.

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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”

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