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Anxiety Disorders

All children experience anxiety. Anxiety in children is expected and normal at specific times in development.. Learn More »

A child who has been exposed to a disaster may have been an eye-witness to a disaster. He or she might have been hurt or had a family member who was hurt or killed... Learn More »

Use and abuse of drugs and alcohol by teens is a common occurrence and can have serious consequences... Learn More »

Physically Ill Child

Physical illness and its care can impair the child's development, feelings, behaviors, learning, and everyday life routines.... Learn More »

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AAP-AACAP-CHA Declaration of a National Emergency in Child and Adolescent Mental Health – One Year Later
Washington, DC, June 24, 2022 – The American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) applauds Congress for passing decades-awaited gun safety legislation and for bolstering the healthcare safety net to protect the wellbeing of our nati
Washington, D.C., June 24, 2022 — The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is disappointed, saddened, and outraged by today’s U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization...

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