From psychiatric disorders, to learning and attention issues, to the effects of digital media on mental health—we tackle the topics that matter to you.
January 4, 2018
Most kids and young adults look forward to going back to school. But for those with social anxiety, school and all that comes with it can literally provoke dread.
I’m going to show you what I mean. Let’s consider Sally.
Sally is a sweet, sensitive, likeable 16-year-old girl.View More...
September 14, 2017
Filmmaker and producers to raise awareness about suicide on college campuses
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BOSTON, Mass. – On Sept.View More...
September 11, 2017
Here’s the kind of call we get all too frequently:
Doctor, my son 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.
Needless to say, situations like this are terribly frightening for parents.View More...
September 10, 2017
Back to school.
For seniors, it’s often a stressful time as they prepare for a new era in life after high school, but also one of enthusiasm as they feel a greater sense of confidence and autonomy.
It’s also a time parents worry more – about their teens’ future and about risky behaviors.View More...
September 6, 2017
Here in New England, it’s getting just a little bit cooler. The shadows are growing longer, and there’s the tiniest sting to the morning breeze. I know that in other parts of the country it’s still pretty hot, but I bet folks are realizing some kind of change in the air.
After all, fall is just around the corner.View More...
August 29, 2017
“I’m really stressed about college because I’m worried it’ll trigger my depression,” one of my close friends wrote on Koko, a social media network that helps users in emotional distress.
July 20, 2017
Co-authored by Gene Beresin, MD
As child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrists we have eagerly been awaiting Netflix’s release of To The Bone. It seems intended to significantly raise awareness, educate viewers and open conversations about these severe psychiatric disorders.View More...
July 18, 2017
As we recognize National Eating Disorder Awareness Week here at the Clay Center, we hope the information we share will be both informative and useful.View More...