Scott Shannon, MD writes about how to assess and help children manage stress in their lives. Read sample chapters from his book, Healing Young Minds: Helping Children Thrive in a Stress-Filled World.

Scott Shannon, MD writes about how to assess and help children manage stress in their lives. Read sample chapters from his book, Healing Young Minds: Helping Children Thrive in a Stress-Filled World.

Read the Introduction

Read Chapter 1: Our Stressed Kids

Read Chapter 2: Stress and a Child’s Mind 

Read Chapter 3: Signs of Stress in Kids and Why Adults Often Miss Them 

Read Chapter 4: Inner Capacity: Stress is Just Half the Story 

Read Chapter 5: The Healthcare System Fails Stressed Children

Read Chapter 6: We Mislabel and Misdiagnose Stress 

Read Chapter 7: Why Medicating Stress Doesn’t Work 

Read Chapter 8: Building Inner Capacity: Environmental and Physical Factors 

Read Chapter 9: The Role of Thoughts and Emotions in Inner Capacity 

Read Chapter 10: Social Connections to Inner Capacity 

Read Chapter 11: Spiritual Aspects of Resilience