September 18, 2019
Jenny was a 15-year-old high school sophomore who had suffered from depression for six months. Her pediatrician referred her to a psychiatrist, who prescribed Prozac for her depressive symptoms.
September 11, 2019
It’s that time of year again. Kids are back in school. Teachers are getting to know your child, and your child is adjusting to the routine of being a student. Is a parent-teacher conference far behind? If you’re the parent of a child with ADHD, these conferences can fill you with dread.
September 4, 2019
Anyone who works in a school can tell you that mental health concerns are an integral part of their job. After all, students need to be at their emotional best in order to perform at their scholastic best. There may be exceptions, but the general rule of thumb is that healthy kids are the best students.
August 21, 2019
Family therapy emphasizes the idea that a child lives and grows in relationship to others, particularly in relationship to members of his or her own family. There are many different family therapy approaches.
February 20, 2019
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,
“To the house,”
October 25, 2018
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At the Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, we think a lot about helping kids as they’re growing up with all sorts of challenges.
September 19, 2018
HUBweek is nearly here!
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.
August 23, 2018
What is bullying?
Most of us have a sense of what it is, but there actually isn’t a clear definition of bullying.
June 18, 2018
“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.
May 2, 2018
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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.