Mental Health Care For Children and Adolescents

Every year for as long as I can remember, I went to the pediatrician’s office around my birthday for my yearly checkup. I received vaccinations, had my height and weight recorded, and completed the standard routine of a physical.  Around the time I turned thirteen, I started filling out a questionnaire before I saw the … More Mental Health Care For Children and Adolescents

A Psychiatrists’s Lens into Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse

“I think psychiatry is much more diverse than people understand. They think it is rich people going to see a therapist for years, when it is really more diverse than that—inpatient, outpatient, community psychiatry—it is not all just private practice.” Psychiatry is “ the branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of … More A Psychiatrists’s Lens into Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse