Behavioral Health

Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Difference Between Boys and Girls

Children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a growing patient population with 1 in 68 children being diagnosed with... Read full post »

13 Reasons Why: Should Parents Be Concerned About This Netflix Series?

The mini-series 13 Reasons Why (13RW), adapted from a young adult novel, was released on Netflix this past week. 13RW... Read full post »

Autism Diagnosis: A Parent’s Perspective

Today is World Autism Day. Today, and every day, my world is autism. The first time a doctor mentioned autism... Read full post »

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 »