behavioral health

Groundbreaking: A New Building and a New System of Care

A 2012 report from physicians and researchers in the University of California system revealed that for the first time since... Read full post »

How Can You Help Fight Behavioral Health Stigmas? #starttheconvo

One in five children ages 13 to 18 experiences a significant mental illness, and less than half get the treatment... Read full post »

Self-Care for Parents of Children with Mental Health Needs

Joy, anticipation, frustration, worry and pride are all common feelings that most parents have as they nurture their child into... Read full post »

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 »