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Rebecca Baum, MD, professor of pediatrics, is a featured expert on the American Academy of Pediatrics website about how parents and pediatricians can address mental health and offer additional support for children.

“Children, teens and families are navigating difficult times. Sometimes it can be hard to tell whether day-to-day stress is getting the best of us, or when something more serious may be going on. In either case, talking with your child’s pediatrician is a great place to start.”

Read the rest of this post form, featuring Rebecca Baum, a professor of pediatrics at the UNC School of Medicine and member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health. Dr. Baum is a co-author of the academy’s book, Mental Health Strategies for Primary Care​.