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How a Psychiatrist Can Help Your Child

How a Psychiatrist Can Help Your Child

If your child is suffering from an emotional problem or disorder such as ADHD, anxiety, or depression, you understandably want to do anything you can to help them. You may be a supportive, loving parent, but behavioral problems or mental illness oftentimes requires outside help in the form of a child psychiatrist. Getting the problem addressed sooner rather than later will increase chances of success and help your child feel better.

National Depression Screening Day is October 11

National Depression Screening Day is October 11

With National Depression Screening Day (NDSD) coming up on October 11, we thought this would be an ideal time to talk about depression, raise awareness, and encourage people to get depression screening. National Depression Screening Day first began as an outreach effort to give people young and old across the nation access to important mental health education as well as connect them with the support services they need.

It’s Not Always ADHD

It’s Not Always ADHD

Some children really struggle to keep focused, follow instructions, remain seated, wait their turn, keep organized and finish tasks on time, especially at school. These are common symptoms of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

WHAT IS ADHD? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder featuring an on-going pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that can interfere with development or function.

The Secret Struggle of College Freshmen

The Secret Struggle of College Freshmen

Millions of college freshmen are moving in to school right now, flooding the nation’s colleges and universities to begin their studies. While this time is filled with hope, excitement and promise, it can also be fraught with anxiety and worry as first-years struggle to find their place in a totally new environment.

When we think of the college freshmen in our lives,

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