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Thanksgiving is a great time of year that combines consistency and change.

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Dad explains why he bans sleepovers for his 3 children (ABC News)

Includes 3 tips from Dr. Beresin to help parents navigate sleepovers.

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November 21, 2017

Clay Center TV

The Importance of Stories for Child Health

Stories matter.

That’s not just an opinion.  That’s not an axiom or a homily or a saying or even a pithy bumper sticker slogan.

That’s a genuine biological imperative.

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November 21, 2017

Families

Let’s Talk Turkey

The expression, ‘talking turkey,’ has two opposite original meanings—to speak pleasantly around the dinner table, or to skip the niceties, and get right to what’s important.

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November 15, 2017

Hot Topics

The Clay Center Launches Multimedia Effort to Promote Mental Wellness Among Youth

New film series and video podcast promote conversations to shift the social landscape of mental health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BOSTON, Mass.

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November 15, 2017

Clay Center TV

Can Kids Get Mental Illness?

What does the average person think about mental illness in kids? We went to the streets to ask people this very question, and their responses and stories were both enlightening and heartwarming.

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November 15, 2017

Clay Center TV

Changing Lives Through Media

Our mission:

We are a practical, online educational resource dedicated to promoting and supporting the mental, emotional and behavior

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November 15, 2017

Clay Center TV

Shrinking It Down: Our 1st Episode! (Season 1 Episode 1)

You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes. 

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Mental health made simple? Phpht. Who are we kidding? It can be really complicated.

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November 21, 2017

Hot Topics

Let’s Talk Turkey

The expression, ‘talking turkey,’ has two opposite original meanings—to speak pleasantly around the dinner table, or to skip the niceties, and get right to what’s important.

View More...

November 15, 2017

Hot Topics

The Clay Center Launches Multimedia Effort to Promote Mental Wellness Among Youth

New film series and video podcast promote conversations to shift the social landscape of mental health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BOSTON, Mass.

View More...

November 11, 2017

Hot Topics

Memories Of A Veteran’s Son: Living With Undiagnosed PTSD

In honor of Veterans Day and all of the men and women who have and continue to serve this great country, we’re reposting Dr.

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November 10, 2017

Hot Topics

Why Are We Denying Purple Hearts To Veterans With PTSD?

I have seen Arthur Segaloff* for psychiatric care for over 20 years. He suffers from severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following his two tours of duty in Vietnam.

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November 6, 2017

Hot Topics

Another Shooting – Another Opportunity To Comfort And Talk With Our Kids

So far in 2017,  there have been 307 mass shootings, an average of one a day since the beginning of the year, resulting in at least 399 deaths and 1,515 injuries.

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November 2, 2017

Hot Topics

How to Be “Smart” in the Time of Smartphones

If you were born more than a couple of decades ago, the chances are pretty good that you’ll remember the family dinner where there were five conversations at once.

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November 21, 2017

Clay Center TV

The Importance of Stories for Child Health

Stories matter.

That’s not just an opinion.  That’s not an axiom or a homily or a saying or even a pithy bumper sticker slogan.

That’s a genuine biological imperative.

Clay Center TV View More...

November 15, 2017

Clay Center TV

Can Kids Get Mental Illness?

What does the average person think about mental illness in kids? We went to the streets to ask people this very question, and their responses and stories were both enlightening and heartwarming.

Clay Center TV View More...

November 15, 2017

Clay Center TV

Changing Lives Through Media

Our mission:

We are a practical, online educational resource dedicated to promoting and supporting the mental, emotional and behavior

Clay Center TV View More...

November 15, 2017

Clay Center TV

Shrinking It Down: Our 1st Episode! (Season 1 Episode 1)

You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes. 

***

Mental health made simple? Phpht. Who are we kidding? It can be really complicated.

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October 26, 2017

Podcasts

How Scary Is Too Scary?

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

Here is my most vivid memory of Halloween:

I’m 8 years old.

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October 26, 2017

Clay Center TV

What Is An Adjustment Disorder?

My friend Samantha called me in a panic.  Her 8-year-old daughter, Lindsey, was struggling with the fact that her parents were getting divorced.  There had been a lot of conflict in the marriage.

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