Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry


Medical marijuana

By Peter Grinspoon, MD, Contributor There are few subjects that can stir up stronger emotions among doctors, scientists, researchers, policy makers, and the public than medical marijuana. Is it safe? Should it be legal? Decriminalized? Has its effectiveness been proven? What conditions is it useful for? Is it addictive? How do we keep it out of the … Read more

Understanding The Impact of Your Mental Health on Your Physical Health

Many individuals apparently believe that one‘s mental and physical well-being are unrelated. They are, however, closely connected, despite popular belief. Poor mental health can be harmful to your physical well-being and vice versa. Therefore, having great mental well-being can have a positive influence on your physical health. So, how does it affect physical health? Let’s … Read more

Mental Health Benefits You Can Get from the Sun

While we often hear about the negative effects of getting too much sun, there are actually health benefits you can get with the right amount of sunlight. It’s still true that you can get skin cancer, sunburns, and other negative effects from being out in the sun for too long, but that can only be … Read more

Self-Care Tips for People with Mental Illnesses

Everyone struggles with something. Whether big or small, everyone should practice self-care. Although the concept of self-care can differ from person to person, it’s generally still about taking care of yourself, mentally, emotionally, and physically. This is especially important for those who struggle with mental illness. Great Self-Care Tips for Mental illness By practicing self-care, … Read more

Habits That Are Making Your Mental Well-being Worse

There are things that we do that turn into habits that make our mental health worse. You might not notice it immediately since our lives become increasingly busier as we become older, however, if you don’t make a change, you might risk making your mental well-being worse than before.  Making your well-being a priority is … Read more

How the Internet Affects your Mental Health

The majority of us spend a significant amount of time browsing, scrolling, and chatting on the internet. But, can excessive internet and social media use harm our mental health? Yes, the amount of time we spend on the internet and on social media has a big impact on our mental health. While technology is useful … Read more

Things You Should Know About OCD

OCD is a major problem that many have to deal with. The first step to dealing with it is learning about it.

Everyone experiences stress and anxiety that may be brought upon by many different circumstances. These feelings of stress and anxiety come and go for any average individual. However, for someone who experiences OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), these feelings don’t just go away over time. They can grow worse and could develop worse symptoms that may or … Read more

Parenting Mistakes that Might Affect Your Childs’ Mental Health

Parenting Mistakes that Might Affect Your Childs' Mental Health

Life comes with many challenges and risks. That goes the same for entering parenthood. Becoming a parent comes with challenges that are sometimes uncontrollable. While others are the result of controllable mistakes that can ultimately affect your child’s mental health in a bad way.  Parenting is like being on a rollercoaster — you might be … Read more