Adelaide Robb, MD, Director of Psychiatry Research, talks to the National about how depression and mood disorders in teens can sometimes be mistaken for mood swings and normal adolescence.
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The READY Clinic (Re-engaging Adolescents and Youth in Comprehensive Mental Health Services) provides intensive weekly therapy, medication management, family treatment and case management support.
Children's National Health System pediatric psychiatrist and director of the ADHD program, Jay Salpekar, MD, explains tips on raising a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
After witnessing a traumatic event, such as school shooting or natural disaster, or watching the event unfold on the news, many children may have questions or experience feelings of anxiety, confusion, or fear. It’s important that adults know how to help them overcome their feelings of grief or fear in a supportive way.