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Understanding the Science of Addiction

Addiction is a complex problem. Although it may have behavioral or emotional triggers, other factors, including genetics, may make overcoming it especially difficult.

Coping with PTSD from the COVID-19 Pandemic

As emerging variants of COVID-19 continue to spread globally, it's understandable if you have not been feeling like your ‘normal’ self.

Infographic: Healthy Ways to Cope With Stress During the Holidays

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.

Podcast: Women's Mental Health Awareness

In this episode of Women's Health Wednesday series of Back to Health, Alison Hermann, M.D. discusses mental health awareness for women.

Recognize ADHD early for the best treatment outcomes

Does your child--or do you--have trouble staying focused, sitting still, or organizing tasks for school or work? If so, then you might want to consult a mental health specialist about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

Staying Calm When Returning to Work in the Office

With more Americans getting vaccinated and the pandemic subsiding (for now), businesses are calling employees back to in-person work.

Seeking Care During Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

The pandemic is taking a toll on mental health. Fear of illness, as well as loss of income, housing, or schooling have left many people anxious, lonely, and depressed.

Infographic: COVID-19 & Your Mental Health

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, you may have noticed changes in your mood and emotions. Even things that used to excite you can now feel like a chore. Give yourself and your loved ones a mental health pick-me-up with these tips.

Pride Month: Healthcare Self-Advocacy for LGBTQ Patients

As a lesbian, gay, transgender, non-binary, queer, intersex or asexual (LGBTQIA+) patient, you have, at some point, probably had trouble accessing health care. Experiences of stigma or discrimination may have prevented you from seeking medical treatment.

Podcast: Childhood Insomnia and Pediatric Sleep Issues

Corinne Catarozoli, Ph.D., discusses bedtime anxiety, insomnia, and sleep schedules for your children.

Infographic: Managing Pandemic Stress

After 13 months of stress related to COVID-19, it seems appropriate to contemplate how to manage stressful situations. Although vaccines are currently being distributed, it doesn’t mean your mental health is suddenly fine. Here are some tips to help you cope.

Alcohol Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A potentially troubling picture is starting to emerge from data about drinking among adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Establishing Healthy Routines With Your Family

Structure plays a key role in helping kids understand and set schedules and expectations, and approach uncertain times with more flexibility. That’s why so many families have been struggling throughout the pandemic, as they face disrupted school and home schedules.

Hormones’ Role on Our Health, and Wellness

Weill Cornell Medicine, in conjunction with the 92Y, presented a full-day summit about mental health for the public. Throughout the day, experts from Weill Cornell Medicine shared insights about mental health and wellness, as well as answered attendants’ questions. During one session, Weill Cornell Medicine physicians Dr. Alison Hermann and Dr. Melissa Katz joined Jacqueline Andriakos, the health director at Women’s Health Magazine to discuss hormones and the role they play in our lives and... Read More

Podcast: Assessing Your Family's Mental Health

Andrea Temkin, Psy.D, examines how to assess your family's mental health. She offers advice on how to cope with the stress of Covid-19 and resources for families that may be struggling with their mental health. She shares helpful tips for how parents and kids can support each other during tough times.

Peas in a Pod: Mental Wellness for the Entire Family

Many families have been struggling to find their emotional footing during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent online interactive webinar, “Peas in a Pod: Mental Wellness for the Entire Family,” Weill Cornell Medicine brought together a WCM psychiatrist and two clinical psychologists to discuss how families can improve their mental wellness together.

Raising Emotionally Healthy Children, During the Pandemic and Beyond

Weill Cornell Medicine, in conjunction with the 92Y, presented a full-day summit about mental health for the public. During one session, Dr. Shannon Bennett presented her insights as to how parents and caretakers can help raise emotionally healthy children, focusing on anxiety in children and young adults.

Supporting Children’s Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

While most states have closed schools and made social distancing a priority to address the COVID-19 pandemic, parents may be wondering how they can help their children cope with being housebound and physically cut off from friends and family.

Back-to-School Anxiety: What Students and Parents Should Know

Two Weill Cornell Medicine psychiatrists explain how children and adolescents experience anxiety, when it is a problem, and how best to find help.

Spotlight On: Youth Anxiety Center

Learn more about the Youth Anxiety Center at Weill Cornell Medicine and how it helps young adults navigate the transition from adolescence to early adulthood.