Category: Emotional Management

Early Depression Screening for Children & Teenagers

The Push for Early Depression Screening Continues

In February, The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended yearly screenings for depression in children and adolescents.

If such recommendations were heeded, then children and adolescents would be screened for depression by their pediatrician at the same time as their yearly physicals. With depression rates increasing each year, and an abundance of research supporting the need for early detection, this recommendation is a step in the right direction.

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Helpful Tips To Tackle Anxiety Throughout the Week

Helpful Tips To Tackle Anxiety Throughout the Week

Anxiety has the power to cripple our ability to get things done.

When we experience the hallmarks of anxiety (racing thoughts, tightness in chest, panic etc.), the perception of our obstacles throughout the week becomes worse if we don’t take action.

Why does this happen?

Whether you are a student or in the work force, anxiety can cripple your ability to perform at work or in the classroom and drain you of any energy needed to carry out tasks in your personal life.
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ADHD: Biological or Developed Disorder?

ADHD: Biological or Developed Disorder?

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is characterized by a constellation of symptoms including impulsivity, hyperactivity, …

Early Depression Screening for Children & Teenagers

The Push for Early Depression Screening Continues

In February, The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended yearly screenings for depression in children and adolescents. …

Hey Duffy! Mental Health & Wellness Column - Medication Addiction - Edition 001

Hey Duffy! Is It Possible For Me To Be Physically Dependent On My Medication?

With the opioid crisis and the rise of benzodiazepine abuse, this is a general concern of most patients. Many of our patients …