friendship

When a family member or friend is feeling sad or anxious, it can be awkward when you don’t know what to say. You want to help – and not make matters worse – but how?

Dr By UCLA50Plus • December 11, 2019

Making and maintaining friendships are critical to a child’s social and emotional development. Developing healthy friendships early on can help children maintain positive influences and friendships throughout their lives. Forming friendships. “A friendship is a mutual relationship formed with affection and commitment between people who consider [...]
By Health Tips for Parents • August 28, 2018
When a family member or friend is feeling sad or anxious, it can be awkward when you don’t know what to say. You want to help -- and you definitely don’t want to make matters worse – but how? Lekeisha Sumner and [...]
By Leigh Hopper • July 12, 2018
More than 2,000 families have passed through the doors of the UCLA Parenting and Children’s Friendship Program since it was founded almost 35 years ago. While each of those families faced unique challenges, they were all working toward the same goal: finding better ways to interact. [...]
By uclahealth • February 16, 2017