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Gene Beresin, M.D.

Dr. Gene Beresin is executive director of The Clay Center for Young Health Minds.

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No matter your child’s age, explore a variety of topics for this stage of his or her life.

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October 20, 2014

Families

How Scary Is Too Scary?

Here is my most vivid memory of Halloween:

I’m 8 years old.

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October 14, 2014

Teenagers

Failure to Launch And The Disorganized Teenager

The term “failure to launch” is used in medicine and education to describe a young person who is unsuccessful in taking the daily academic and personal steps needed to become a responsible, pro

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October 13, 2014

Hot Topics

The Round-Up: Hot Topics From Around The Web (Week 10/13/14-10/17/14)

In this edition of The Round-Up, we will focus on addressing potentially helpful responses to aggressive behavior or misconduct in our youth and young adults.

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September 26, 2014

Hot Topics

Lockdowns: Good Or Bad?

“When there’s a lockdown and they tell me to go under the table, if there’s a window open next to my desk, I’m going out that window.  There’s no way I’m sticking around.

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October 13, 2014

Hot Topics

The Round-Up: Hot Topics From Around The Web (Week 10/13/14-10/17/14)

In this edition of The Round-Up, we will focus on addressing potentially helpful responses to aggressive behavior or misconduct in our youth and young adults.

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September 26, 2014

Hot Topics

Lockdowns: Good Or Bad?

“When there’s a lockdown and they tell me to go under the table, if there’s a window open next to my desk, I’m going out that window.  There’s no way I’m sticking around.

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September 22, 2014

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The Round-Up: Hot Topics From Around The Web (Week 9/22/14-9/26/14)

In this edition of The Round-Up, we’ll be focusing on one central topic: the growing awareness in our nation that all people with mental illness have an increasingly difficult time accessing care

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September 15, 2014

Families

Coping With Slow Processing Speed At Home And At School

This blog is the second in a two-part series from Dr. Braaten entitled Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up. You can check out the first blog in the series here.

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September 12, 2014

Hot Topics

When A Teen Talks Suicide

“Doctor, he said he just doesn’t care about living anymore. He’s been really upset for a while, and when his girlfriend broke things off, he just shut down.

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September 5, 2014

Podcasts

The Role Of Temperament

Intro and outro music arranged, performed and recorded by Dr. Gene Beresin.

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August 19, 2014

Podcasts

Coping With ADHD: How A Young Man And His Mom Are Managing The Path To Success

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

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July 30, 2014

Videos

Blunt And Nuanced: The Pain Of High-Functioning Autism

The above video entitled “Fireflies” is courtesy of Jubilee Project (learn more about them at the bottom of this post).

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July 16, 2014

Podcasts

Rise Of The YA Novel

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

When I was young, the neighborhood bookstore had a distinctive arrangement.

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The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

Developing Resilience through Engagement, Awareness and Media

Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School