Behavioral Health

Down Syndrome Awareness: Dispel the Misconceptions

March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day to symbolize the third copy of the 21st chromosome in people with Down... Read full post »

How to Talk to Kids About Divorce

It is estimated that 40 percent to 50 percent of marriages will end in divorce, and while it can be... Read full post »

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 »