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Infographic: Celebrate Autism Acceptance

April is Autism Acceptance Month, also known as Autism Awareness Month. Learn the facts about autism to help raise awareness and increase acceptance of people living with autism.

National Minority Health Month: A Great Time to Catch Up on Care

April is National Minority Health Month. Weill Cornell Medicine can help you catch up if you’re behind on needed health screenings.

America’s Loneliness Epidemic: What Is to Be Done?

Sharing his own expertise about the loneliness epidemic and what we can do about it, Dr. Daniel Knoepflmacher answers your FAQs and clarifies the major points raised in Dr. Vivek Murthy’s report.

Infographic: Mindfulness

Do you wish you could live in the moment and handle stress better? Practicing mindfulness may be what you need.

Drugs and Alcohol 101: The Facts You Need to Know

Drugs and alcohol have inherent risk. Before you take another drink or hit, read these facts to learn how drugs and alcohol may affect you.

How to Manage Seasonal Affective Disorder

Between grey skies, shorter days and our tendency to stay indoors due to cold weather, it’s normal to feel like you’re in a slump during winter. Some of us experience a dip in mood that goes beyond the blahs. It’s called seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Addressing and Preventing Eating Disorders

Developing an eating disorder can happen to anyone. Recognizing the signs and getting prompt treatment can help people quickly recover from an eating disorder.

A New Treatment for Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression, then, occurs during the first year after giving birth. But for many, mood disorders can occur during pregnancy, well before a woman gives birth.

Weill Cornell Medicine Physicians Honored in 2024 as the Best in the Country and the New York Metro Area

We’re delighted to announce that once again, Weill Cornell Medicine’s physicians are among the best in the country.

Navigating Alcohol Misuse and Recovery

Navigating the road from alcohol misuse to recovery can be hard. Finding supportive care is a key component in achieving long-term recovery.

What to Know About Youth Anxiety

Anxiety can be particularly problematic for kids and teens for various reasons. Learn how to help and recognize the signs of youth anxiety.

The Art and Science of Managing Holiday Stress

If you’re a parent or a caregiver, you’re about to get much busier than usual. Between holiday shopping, cooking and visits with friends and family, you’ll soon have a lot more on your plate than pumpkin pie. What’s more, your children will be on winter break before you can say “Happy Holidays”!

Learning About Effective PTSD Treatment for Veterans

Learn about post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) and veterans and how to get support tailored to military service members’ unique needs.

Coping in Response to Tragedy: A Guide for Families

In the wake of the terrorist attack in Israel and the ensuing war in Gaza, as well as terrorism and violence around the world and in our communities, the Center for Youth Mental Health at NewYork-Presbyterian  Hospital is here to provide help and support.

Alcohol and Binge Drinking Among College-Age Students

"I think when people think about alcohol use disorder or alcohol addiction, they often imagine the middle-aged person drinking every day, losing out on a lot of the benefits of life,” explained Jonathan Avery, MD, the Vice Chair for Addiction Psychiatry. “But really, it's binge drinking that is going to get most people in trouble in this life … we know high school and college kids binge drink a lot.”

Podcast: Special Episode – On Youth Anxiety

This special episode of Kids Health Cast: "On Youth Anxiety" comes from On the Mind, the official podcast from the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Psychiatry. Host Dr. Daniel Knoepflmacher and Dr. Angela Chiu explore the causes of anxiety within children and adolescents and evidence-based treatments and tactics that can be used to treat mild to severe anxiety.

Your Back-to-School Anxiety Questions Answered, Part Two

In this two-part series, Dr. Angela Chiu answers questions that parents and caregivers frequently ask about back-to-school anxiety. She is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry and practices at the Center for Youth Mental Health at New York-Presbyterian, where she helps children of all ages, adults, parents and caregivers with anxiety conditions.

Your Back-to-School Anxiety Questions Answered, Part One

Anxiety is a normal emotion that helps us throughout life: it can motivate us to study a bit more for a test, be more careful in traffic and wash our hands more often during flu season. Anxiety, however, can become problematic and even debilitating at certain points in life, including during childhood, adolescence and young adulthood.

Podcast: Managing Back-to-School Anxiety for Children and Families

In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Andrea Beth Temkin, Psy.D. discusses what parents and children should know about managing back-to-school anxiety.

Infographic: Everyone Deserves Great Mental Health

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Celebrate diversity and learn about the impacts mental health has on minority communities.