Behavioral Health

Binge Eating Disorder: Not Just Overeating

Binge eating, binge watching Netflix, binge drinking, binge shopping. There are many uses in our culture for the word “binge.”... Read full post »

Anorexia Nervosa: Parents as Part of the Treatment Team

What is Anorexia Nervosa? Anorexia Nervosa (anorexia or AN) is a biologically-based disorder that involves restricting one’s food intake, leading... Read full post »

Talking to Kids About Politics

The election is over, yet political tension is still high. The media continues to share messages and images that can... Read full post »

Kids and Self-Injury: What Parents Need to Know

What is self-injury? Self-injury is the act of physically hurting oneself without the intent to die. It is a sign... Read full post »

SAD: Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

At this time of the year, it feels like winter will drag on forever and spring will never get here.... Read full post »

Addiction: A Real Disease

Addiction is a real disease. It is not a weakness. Or an easy thing to overcome just by willpower. Virtually,... Read full post »

Facebook’s Latest Safety Initiative Helps Prevent Suicide

How would you react if someone you knew posted on Facebook and said they weren’t sure if life was still... Read full post »

Myths About Suicide: Correcting Mental Health Stigma

This is part three of a three-part series on myths surrounding suicide. Stigma is defined as a mark of disgrace... Read full post »