Recent national surveys show that a significant proportion of college students report having felt overwhelmed, anxious, and lonely during college. If college is supposed to be the “best years of your life” then why are so many students lonely? That’s what Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr.
October 11, 2023
It is with great sorrow that we share this statement, today.
With increasing gun violence and constant media coverage, many kids are scared to go to concerts, to malls, to school.
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Many adults are feeling the same – coping with gun violence can be paralyzing.
Please stay tuned for Dr. Beresin’s forthcoming guide for parents and caregivers on Implementing the U.S. Surgeon General’s Recommendations to Combat Loneliness.
On May 3, 2023, The United States Surgeon General Dr.
Make this May Mental Health Month a grateful one!
When you express gratitude, your brain releases dopamine and serotonin. These two neurotransmitters play an important role when it comes to our emotions.
We’ve reached a point in time where most of our kids have grown up with digital media as a way of life. Social media, instant viral news, e-learning, digital surveillance – it’s all here to stay. And it’s not all bad. But there are some legitimate concerns about how it’s impacting the mental health and safety of young people.
We are deeply saddened by the school shooting in Nashville. And while our hearts go out and we grieve with the parents and families of those slain, we should be outraged that the United States has one of the highest rates of gun-related deaths in the world.
Anxiety is a normal and protective way we humans have evolved to protect ourselves. But with the increasing number and severity of storms, it may feel as if our anxiety – and that of our children – is being fueled more than usual. Storm anxiety is on the rise.
Another shooting. Another hate crime.
Our hearts go out to the survivors and the families and friends of those who are tragically lost.
We have surpassed 600 mass shootings this year. And sadly marginalized groups, including those who identify as LGBTQ are often the targets.
This post is an excerpt from Dr. Beresin’s new book, Music.