Articles containing: mental health

HUBweek 2018: Raising Healthy Children

September 19, 2018

By

HUBweek is nearly here!

 

HUBweek Raising Healthy Children Lineup

The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds is proud to host a series of free, interactive sessions focused on raising healthy children for a resilient future generation at Boston’s 4th annual HUBweek.

View More...

The Bullying Paradigm

August 23, 2018

By , and

What is bullying?

Most of us have a sense of what it is, but there actually isn’t a clear definition of bullying.

View More...

Is Our Culture Skeptical of Mental Healthcare Itself?

June 18, 2018

By

“Dear Dr. Schlozman: This psychiatry course convinces even the biggest skeptics.”

This comment, entirely well meaning, is also deceptively profound.  Whenever I sit down to discuss the variations of stigma with regard to mental health, I think first of this comment.

View More...

Shrinking It Down: Navigating the System (Season 1, Episode 13)

May 2, 2018

By and

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

***

We’re not going to pretend it isn’t so. If you’re seeking mental or behavioral health services for your child, it can be tricky and frustrating trying to navigate the system. But resources are available.

Clay Center TV View More...

Apps That Got Me Through School

April 17, 2018

By

Like many millennials, I consider myself an early adopter of new technology. I happen to own an iPhone, so I find myself pleasantly scrolling through the “Today” column on the Apple App Store. I am constantly mesmerized by the listing of new apps, their functional features, and the colorful images used to put them on display.

View More...

Emerging Technologies and the Frontiers of Autism Research

March 26, 2018

By

Introduction

Many parents these days are worried about their children’s use of digital media. One of the most common concerns is that using tablets and smartphones to communicate with others will result in loss of social skills.

View More... 7

Two Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists Weigh in on Netflix’s ‘To The Bone’: A Missed Opportunity to Understand Anorexia

February 25, 2018

By

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...

Family: Stories of Adoption

February 22, 2018

By

According to the Urban Dictionary, a family is “a group of people…who genuinely love, trust, care about, and look out for each other… REAL family is a bondage that cannot be broken by any means.

Clay Center TV View More...

The Intense Power Of Love On Our Kids

February 13, 2018

By

There was this song that came out when I was 13 years old.  It was by Dan Folgelberg, and I played it over and over again on my Pioneer turntable.  It went like this:

“Longer than there’s been fishes in the ocean.  Higher than any bird every flew.  Longer than there’s been stars up in the heavens.  I’ve been in love with you.

View More...

The Psychological Effects of the Flu

February 2, 2018

By

I call my mom once or twice a week to check in. When I called her yesterday, she took a second or two longer to speak than usual. Then, when she did speak, she sounded pretty awful.

“Welcome,” she whispered,

<raspy breath>

“To the house,”

<cough, wheeze>

“Of pesti—<cough>—lence.

View More...