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by Stephen M. Schueller, PhD

In a recent article, USA Today explored the growing field of apps targeted towards mental health and mental health treatments.

by Jenny C. Yip, PsyD, ABPP

The current border crisis where children are being forcibly separated from their parents has many of us wondering about the impact of such a practice.

by Ashley Smith

As a clinical psychologist, I probably think about suicide more often and in different ways than most. I’ve read the research. I’ve been trained to ask the hard questions. I am all too familiar with the frustrating gaps in our knowledge base: what causes it, who is at risk, how do we prevent it?

by Calondra Tibbs

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women, with 1 in 4 women dying each year. 

by Erica Riba and Diana Cusumano

The Jed Foundation's JED Campus advisors, Erica Riba, LCSW and Diana Cusumano, LHMC, NCC will talk about depression in college students today and how the JED Campus program and other outside resources can help those who are struggling and learn skills to reach out to others.
 

by Beth Salcedo, MD – ADAA Board President

What You Need to Know About Treatment and Medication Options 

In honor of Mental Health Month, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America held a Twitter Chat under the title #GotPanic? ADAA members Dr. Debra Kissen @LightOnAnxiety, and Dr.

by Sheila A. M. Rauch, PhD, ABPP

With the deluge of information on this event, it is highly likely that your children, preteens, and teens have heard a lot about the event and may have even seen some of the video coverage of the shooting itself and the aftermath.

by Patricia Thornton, PhD

Patricia Thornton, PhD specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders and OCD. She practices in New York City.

by Karen Martinez, MD, MSc

La ansiedad es una emoción natural que nos ayuda a dirigir nuestra atención hacia posibles amenazas. Aunque necesitamos la ansiedad para sobrevivir, en ocasiones se puede convertir en un problema.