Articles containing: mental health

Did I Stutter?

October 19, 2017

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Do you remember what your mother used to say when you stopped, all of sudden, and yanked off your sneakers with a kind exaggerated urgency?  She’d wait to see what you were doing, and then when you turned that sneaker upside down and the teeny-tiny pebble fell out onto the sidewalk, she’d smile and tell you something about how the little th

“Looking for Luke” Documentary Released for Suicide Prevention Week, Begins National Tour

Filmmaker and producers to raise awareness about suicide on college campuses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BOSTON, Mass. – On Sept.

When Teens Talk Of Suicide: What You Need To Know

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.

Driving Dyslexia Away

July 12, 2017

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A young NASCAR star and his parents discuss his triumph over dyslexia, and the Clay Center team provides guidance on what you can do if your child has learning differences.

Includes a roundtable discussion with Drs. Gene Beresin, Ellen Braaten, and Steve Schlozman on the topic of dyslexia beginning at 3:07 of the segment.

Drs. Beresin & Schlozman and the iPhone

Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr. Steve Schlozman reflect on the iPhone’s 10th anniversary.

 

“Look, someone’s calling. Do I have to answer it?” “No. We’re texting.”

“Have you SnapChatted before?”

“Siri, text Steve ’cause I can’t use my thumbs anymore.

Combating Mental Health Stigma

July 6, 2017

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A look at why and how the stigma of mental illness persists in the African American community—among both young people and their families—and what some are doing to address it.

What Their Writing Told Me: The Taboo Of Mental Illness In The Hispanic Community

July 5, 2017

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The following blog is part of The Clay Center’s series on diversity, which presents varying cultural perspectives and beliefs on mental health and well-being.

Shrinking It Down: Mental Health Made Simple

Need a break from information overload and the constant stream of news media on your computer or phone? Would you love just 20 devoted minutes to focus on a single issue, instead of trying to process 10 at a time?

Shrinking It Down – mental health made simple

Then check out our podcast, Shrinking It Do

A Parent’s Journey Through Autism: “I have to admit it’s getting better, a little better all the time…”

This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories: Personal Experiences With Mental Illness.

John Oliver On Mental Health

In the clip above from Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Oliver masterfully speaks to the serious misunderstandings and poor care associated with mental illness in the U.S. today.