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June 18, 2018
“Depression” is a funny term. Like lots of diagnoses in psychiatry, the word “depression” has both common and specific uses. Kids might complain of “feeling depressed” after a break-up, or not making the school team, but they tend to snap out of whatever funk they’re in relatively quickly.View More...
October 13, 2017
Increasing public awareness of suicide is not an easy task. To truly grapple with the issue, we have to face some difficult and painful feelings. For these reasons, when we at the Clay Center collaborated to tell the true story of a young sophomore at Harvard named Luke, who tragically took his own life, we decided to turn to film.View More...
September 14, 2017
Filmmaker and producers to raise awareness about suicide on college campuses
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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...
August 15, 2017
Here’s a weird fact.
Until about six or seven years ago, the term “bullying” was pretty much absent from everyday use. In fact, six or seven years ago, if you had asked someone to define “bullying,” they’d probably tell you that the word itself was both old and old-fashioned.View More...
May 4, 2017
Today is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, and one mental health topic that’s been on the mind of many parents, caregivers, clinicians, and educators lately is the Netflix TV series, 13 Reasons Why.View More...
April 3, 2017
Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
When I was a teenager, one of my buddies called me out for my rejection of tobacco.
“That stuff’ll kill you,” I said to my friend as he lit up his cigarette. “My dad’s a lung doctor.View More...
September 27, 2016
If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.
Suicide is an unfortunate and unavoidable reality in the lives of children and youth.View More...