Articles by Kevin Simon, MD

Dr. Kevin M. Simon is the City of Boston's first Chief Behavioral Health Officer. Dr. Simon is an Attending Psychiatrist at Boston Children's Hospital, an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, a current Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University, and the Medical Director of Wayside Youth & Family Network. Clinically, he practices as a Child & Adolescent Addiction Psychiatrist caring for youth & families through the Adolescent Substance Use & Addiction Program "ASAP Clinic" at Boston Children's Hospital. Academically, his research focuses on the intersections of mental health, substance use, and justice systems. His writings on health equity, mental health, and substance use are in notable journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, and Health Affairs. As an administrative leader and consultant, Dr. Simon leads or guides teams by developing vulnerable trust, constructive conflict, demonstrated commitment, accountability, and attention to results.

How Should We Respond to Anxiety in Our Kids? feat. Kevin Simon, MD

March 16, 2023


How Should We Respond to Anxiety in Our Kids? feat. Kevin Simon, MD

Anxiety. Unhealthy levels are rising in our kids and teens. What can we do to help them? On today’s episode of Shrinking It Down: Mental Health Made Simple, Gene and Khadijah are joined by very special guest Dr. Kevin Simon, the first Chief Behavioral Health Officer for the City of Boston, to help make sense […]