behavioral health

Kids and Video Games: Setting Limits for Healthy Play

For many of today’s children, adolescents and adults, imagining a world without video games seems unimaginable. From classic games using... Read full post »

Migraine: More Than “Just a Headache”

Migraines seem to be the “Rodney Dangerfield” of medicine. They get no respect despite the fact they are one of... 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 »

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: Moving Beyond Common Misconceptions

This is part two of a three-part series on myths surrounding suicide. When it comes to suicide, there’s a lot... Read full post »