Dr. Laura Markley, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Akron Children’s Division of Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology, answers questions about teen suicide. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in adolescents in Ohio. According to the 2020 Ohio Child Fatality review, more teens and young adults in the U.S. die from suicide than […]
“No” may not have been the first word your child learned, but some days it may seem like the only word she remembers. In this Children’s Channel video, Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of outpatient therapy services at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers some strategies for parenting a child through some of the more challenging times.
Whether it’s seeping underneath the door crack at bedtime or casting shadows across the uneaten tuna casserole at dinner time, the glow of an electronic screen seems to be everywhere in the lives of our children. In this Children’s Channel video, Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of outpatient therapy services at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the physical […]
Helping your child get the very most out of childhood sometimes means seeking professional care for behavioral issues. From emergency intervention to individual counseling to family therapy, we’re here to help you find the best fit.
Going through divorce for most parents means endless worry about their children. There’s no avoiding the pain children go through, and chances are you will see changes in their behavior as they come to terms with a new normal. But you can help mitigate some negative fallout from divorce by being mindful of your children’s […]