March 19, 2019
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About Suicide in Children and Teens

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for children, adolescents, and young adults age 5-24 years old. Most children and adolescents who attempt suicide usually […]
March 1, 2019
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Learning Disorders in Children

There are many reasons why a child has learning problems in school, but a common one is a specific learning disorder. These children often try very […]
February 15, 2019
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Schizophrenia in Children

Schizophrenia is a severe psychiatric illness that involves bizarre thinking, feelings, and odd behavior. It is not common in children and can be difficult to identify […]
September 26, 2017

Your Child and Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder If your child regularly expresses defiance, argues excessively, disobeys or talks back to adults, and has behaved this way for more than 6 […]
January 29, 2017

Types of Family Therapy

Family therapy is a branch of psychotherapy that is meant to help initiate change and nurture development in intimate relationships between family members and couples. The […]
November 28, 2016

Resources for Parent Training

It truly takes a village to raise children. As a parent you need help and it is okay to as for it. As a parent it […]
October 24, 2016

Mental Health of College Students and What You Should Know About Brain Development

A doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital says, “50 – 60% of college students have a psychiatric disorder.” Included in this statistic is substance use/abuse, anxiety, depression, […]
August 11, 2016

Understanding the Role of a Forensic Psychiatrist

In court proceedings, when lawyers and judges have a case where a mental health question exists, they often rely on forensic psychiatrists to evaluate situations and […]
July 16, 2016

Effects of Depression and What You Can Do to Help Yourself

The effects of depression, whether in the form of major depressive disorder (MDD), persistent depressive disorder (PDD), or perinatal depression can ravage a person’s spirit and […]
June 8, 2016

Autism and Your Child: What You Should Know

What is autism? Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a term used to describe a different way of perceiving and interacting with the world, due […]

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August 18, 2015
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Picky Eating Might Speak Volumes

As parents of young children, you are likely to hear at least one mother or father in your social circle claim, “Oh—my daughter is just a […]
June 2, 2015
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Pharmacotherapy in ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a childhood disorder characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity.  Estimates of prevalence range from 5-8%, with a male to female […]