Articles by MGH Clay Center

Teen Driving Study Reveals “App and Drive” is New Danger Among Teens, New Worry for Parents

August 1, 2016

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Teen Driving Study Reveals “App and Drive” is New Danger Among Teens, New Worry for Parents

BOSTON, August 1, 2016 – Teens have been inundated with messages about the dangers of texting while driving over the past several years—and while this message is still vitally important, texting is not the only danger popping up on their smartphone.  According to new research conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive […]

Dr. Gene Beresin Named Senior Advisor for New Students Against Destructive Decisions Driving Study

May 2, 2016

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Dr. Gene Beresin Named Senior Advisor for New Students Against Destructive Decisions Driving Study

For immediate release BOSTON, Mass. – The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) announced that Dr. Gene Beresin, executive director of The Clay Center, is becoming the senior advisor on child and adolescent psychiatry for Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) and their national peer-to-peer driving study. “We’re thrilled to welcome Dr. […]

Lesley University and The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds Partner to Fight Child Homelessness

June 16, 2015

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Lesley University and The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds Partner to Fight Child Homelessness

For immediate release BOSTON, Mass. – According to The National Center on Family Homelessness, the number of homeless children in the United States is more than 2.5 million and increasing dramatically. To address this issue, The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds has partnered with Lesley University on their Child Homelessness Initiative to raise awareness and […]

New public health project supported by The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

May 5, 2015

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New public health project supported by The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

For immediate release BOSTON, Mass. – The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has announced their involvement in expanding a cost-effective public health program called Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) through an advocacy and public awareness project led by the Children’s Mental Health Campaign, a coalition of more […]

Autism Has Changed Explains Dr. Ellen Braaten from The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

April 15, 2015

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Autism Has Changed Explains Dr. Ellen Braaten from The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

For immediate release BOSTON, Mass. – April is Autism Awareness Month and Ellen Braaten, Ph.D., from The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has published an article today that highlights changes in the autism spectrum. The article “DSM-5: What Happened to Asperger’s?” addresses the recent changes in diagnosing autism. Dr. Braaten […]