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mental health kids

By Emilie Poplett | August 9, 2021 |

Signs of mental health concern in children by age. In preschoolers, look for thumb sucking, bedwetting, clinging to parents, fear of the dark, etc. With elementary age children, look for irritability, aggressiveness, clinginess, nightmares, school avoidance, poor concentration and withdrawal. In teenagers, look for sleeping and eating disturbances, agitation, increase in conflicts, physical complaints, delinquent behavior and poor concentration.