November 21, 2022
In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Daniel Bigman, M.D. discusses what parents should know about early childhood mental health development.
November 14, 2022
In this episode of Back to Health, Jonathan Avery, M.D. addresses substance use disorders, overdose, and addiction. He speaks with Robin Keller and John Sicher, the mother and stepfather of Zoe, to discuss about her passing from an overdose and how her story inspires them to continue doing work in harm reduction and prevention. The panelists also highlight the distribution of naloxone, a life-saving medication that can reverse an overdose from opioids, and ways to address stigma around... Read More
October 13, 2022
October Is National Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Month. ADHD is a medical condition that affects how the brain works. It can take many forms, in that people with ADHD may be challenged with inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity.
October 4, 2022
Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 2–8, 2022.
September 20, 2022
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has instituted a Borderline Personality Resource Center, which provides assistance to patients and their families all over the country. The Resource Center was created in the memory of Pamela Tusiani, a young woman who lived with borderline personality disorder (BPD). The Center’s mission is to educate those affected by the disorder and connect them to treatment and support in their state or locality.
September 14, 2022
Many cases of suicide are preventable. Protect yourself and those you love by learning risk factors, warning signs and preventive steps.
September 8, 2022
The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists at Weill Cornell Medicine have collaborated to create a back-to-school guide for parents and students of all ages.
August 31, 2022
International Overdose Awareness Day is on August 31. Come together for addiction education, overdose prevention and to remember loved ones we’ve lost.
August 29, 2022
In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Jonathan Avery, M.D. reviews what parents should know about teen substance use and addiction.
August 16, 2022
COVID-19 continues to plague individuals and communities across the country, but long COVID—also known as post-COVID—is a scourge all on its own for at least 1 out of 5 Americans who previously had the shorter, acute version of the disease, according to recent government estimates. Long COVID is a chronic post-viral syndrome that leaves patients with lingering symptoms for weeks, months or even longer.
July 12, 2022
In recent weeks, merely watching the news has felt dangerous to our mental health—especially if we are parents. The horrors of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, have been playing and replaying on our own inner TV screens, creating unthinkable levels of shock and anxiety. And our children are just as susceptible to these destabilizing emotions as we are.
July 5, 2022
In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Shannon Bennett, Ph.D. discusses the impacts of media on youth mental health.
June 30, 2022
At the center of political controversy and subject to discrimination, bullying and outright rejection by family and society at large, transgender children and adolescents are arguably the most vulnerable of the vulnerable. They need protection, services and plenty of care. And they need champions. Enter Dr. Jane Chang, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Associate Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian... Read More
June 29, 2022
Do you have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? If you’re having trouble coping after a traumatic event, PTSD. Here’s what you need to know about the disorder.
June 28, 2022
Pride Month is a time to celebrate the rainbow of LGBTQ+ identities in all their diverse splendor. But the community still faces considerable discrimination and stigma. Even with all the progress that has been made, it is fitting to focus on the mental health issues, and their remedies, that beset some members of this large, varied population.
June 23, 2022
As a patient in the LGBTQ+ community, you may have faced barriers when it comes to getting the health care you need. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we are dedicated to providing you with easy access to the highest quality care to help you live a healthy and fulfilling life.
May 27, 2022
A cancer diagnosis can often feel like an unexpected roadblock in your life, taking a toll on more than just your physical health. From treatment side effects to financial concerns or just maintaining social interactions, the impact of cancer can feel overwhelming. Questions and uncertainties can increase feelings of stress and anxiety, placing the body’s mental state into one of survival, otherwise known as the fight, flight, or freeze response.
April 20, 2022
Addiction is a complex problem. Although it may have behavioral or emotional triggers, other factors, including genetics, may make overcoming it especially difficult.
January 4, 2022
As emerging variants of COVID-19 continue to spread globally, it's understandable if you have not been feeling like your ‘normal’ self.
December 15, 2021
Holidays are stressful at the best of times. But with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the exhaustion and anxiety are even worse. Here are a few things you can do to maintain your wellness throughout the winter holiday season.