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According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, 1 in 9 girls and 1 in 53 boys under the age of 18 experience sexual abuse or assault at the hands of an adult. However, experts agree that…
Attachment Biobehavioral Catch-up (ABC; Dozier et al., 2006) is a 10-week, home visiting parenting program primarily families with infants and toddlers (ages 6…
As reported by multiple news sites and academic articles, providers have noticed an increase in tic symptoms during the pandemic, particularly among adolescent girls. The tics mimic those seen in…
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to statistics compiled by the 
Suicide is the leading cause of death among school aged youth, and as of 2018 in North Carolina in particular the rate of youth (ages 10-17) suicide in the state has nearly…
Pediatric patients facing reduced sleep exhibit symptoms such as the inability to concentrate, hyperactivity, impulsivity, moodiness, and irritability. These kids can be…
For families with children 2-12. Understand if you should worry about your child’s mental health and get tips to support your child and family this school year. Free for everyone! Learn more and…
A look at racial and ethnic disparities in youth mental health care.
NC-PAL was recently featured by the North Carolina Healthcare Association in a piece about resources to improve healthcare access in North Carolina.  Click here to read the article and watch…
NC-PAL is committed to improving behavioral health care for youth across North Carolina. To achieve this goal, we aim to understand and address the unique needs of each county in our diverse state.…