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From Panic to Peace

By Lauren Steffes (originally published on our affiliate site, The Mental Well) These past few months have been some of the most difficult many of us have ever experienced. From escalating racial tensions, a divisive presidential elections, and, of course, the COVID-19 pandemic, modern-day living seemed to morph into a crisis of apocalyptic proportions from …

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ADHD or Anxiety?

By Ezra Fromowitz, LMSW   Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD, is a well-known, and widely diagnosed, mental health condition. In fact, close to 10% of U.S. children between the ages of 2 and 17 years old have been diagnosed with it. Symptoms of ADHD may include: impulsivity; difficulty with concentration, organization, and completing tasks; and …

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Freshman Depression: Making Sure Your Child is Ready for College

Ilene Federman, LCSW-C “Can we screen you for Depression?” That’s the first question ten thousand incoming freshmen will be met with as they move into their dorms on the campus of UCLA later this summer.  In response to the skyrocketing number of cases involving depression in young people, UCLA has launched the Depression Grand Challenge, …

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Freshman Depression: Making Sure Your Child is Ready for College

“Can we screen you for Depression?”

That’s the first question ten thousand incoming freshmen will be met with as they move into their dorms on the campus of UCLA later this summer.

In response to the skyrocketing number of cases involving depression in young people, UCLA has launched the Depression Grand Challenge, an initiative that will help researchers study causes and treatments of this debilitating disease.

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