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The Child and Family Guidance Center (CFGC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit, proactively creates wellness through innovative mental health services, prevention and early intervention programs.

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College students with ADHD are more likely to report depressive symptoms and less social support than their non-ADHD peers, according to a study.  Having a history of depression prior to college also increased the chances of depression during the college years.  While college students with ADHD reported less support from their friends, they also reported more use […]

Research with inner city, low-income mothers in New Haven, Connecticut, shows why caregivers with addiction to cocaine or heroin are less attentive to an infant’s visual or auditory cues. Long-term therapies conducted during in-home visits reveal that mothers with substance abuse disorders more often withdraw from infant distress and give shorter feedings. They also express higher rates of aggressive behavior […]

A huge 17 percent of high school students have seriously considered suicide and 8 percent had made an attempt in the previous 12 months. Fifteen- to 19-year-olds are the most common age group who show up in hospital emergency rooms after suicide attempts or other self-inflicted injuries. Teens are often mopey—so how do we know who […]


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