ADHD http://wvxu.org en Mental Health and Children http://wvxu.org/post/mental-health-and-children <p>It’s easy for a parent to tell when a child has a fever or stomach ache, but a mental health problem may be much harder to detect. Millions of children in the United States suffer from depression, anxiety, ADHD or a host of other <a href="http://www.namihc.org" target="_blank">mental health issues</a>, but many go undiagnosed or properly treated. We discuss recognizing and treating <a href="http://www.apa.org/monitor/dec04/epidemic.aspx" target="_blank">mental health issues in children</a> with <a href="http://lindnercenterofhope.org" target="_blank">Lindner Center of HOPE</a>, Staff Psychiatrist Dr. Leah Casuto, Clinical Director of Psychiatry at <a href="http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org" target="_blank">Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center</a>, Dr. Michael Sorter, and Director of Mental Health for <a href="http://www.thechildrenshomecinti.org" target="_blank">The Children's Home of Cincinnati,</a> Debbie Gingrich.</p><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 10:24:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 16848 at http://wvxu.org Mental Health and Children ADHD linked to traffic pollution http://wvxu.org/post/adhd-linked-traffic-pollution <P>New research from the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center finds kids who live near or attend school near a major highway or interstate have an increased risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) because of the traffic- related pollution.</P> <P><STRONG>Lots of&nbsp;kids could be at risk</STRONG></P> <P>Studies have shown 40% of children attend school within 400 meters of a major highway. Another 11% of the population in the U.S. Tue, 21 May 2013 04:00:01 +0000 Ann Thompson 12802 at http://wvxu.org ADHD linked to traffic pollution