Mental Health: Yours, Mine and Ours

When you hear the phrase “mental health” what do you think about? Chances are, the first things that pop into your mind are: Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, and so on… So often when we hear the phrase “mental health” we immediately think “mental illness” – the diagnoses, labels, pills, and therapies that are meant to treat disorders of the brain. […]

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Start the Conversation | Your Children’s Mental Health

Hi everybody my name is Gina McDowell. I’m the clinical educator here at behavioral health. So let me tell you a little bit about what that means. So basically I helped put together trainings for anything behavioral health related for our staff here at the hospital. So today we want to talk to you about starting the conversation with our […]

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Being A Behavioral Health Therapist

I’m Jarrod Reichelt and I work here as a behavioral health therapist. I decided to become a therapist because I really wanted to help, especially, younger kids, to help to see their their potential and to believe in them when they don’t believe in themselves. And just to be there to help and guide them through some difficult times and […]

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The Challenges and Benefits Of Working As A Behavioral Health Nurse

My name is Rachel Stauffer and I’m a registered nurse. I work overnight as a charge nurse. We do assessments. We get kids checked in. We process with kiddos that are going through, you know, difficult times of crisis, literally. We, kind of, meet back and forth with parents and the kids. Try and fill the gaps so that whenever […]

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Doctors Scrambling To Find Answers To Mysterious Polio-Like Illness | NBC Nightly News

TRAGIC NEWS, ONE OF THE YOUNG PATIENTS WE HAVE COVERED IN THE THE YOUNG PATIENTS WE HAVE COVERED IN THE PASS HAS HAVE COVERED IN THE PASS HAS PAST HAS DIED. PASS HAS PAST HAS DIED. HERE IS DR. JOHN PAST HAS DIED. HERE IS DR. JOHN TERRETS. HERE IS DR. JOHN TERRETS.>>Reporter: TONIGHT, TERRETS.>>Reporter: TONIGHT, DOCTORS AND PARENTS ON>>Reporter: […]

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Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

So within the ten or 15 years there was this movement within child psychiatry. There were a number of important leaders in the field who had the idea that children with very severe irritability should be given the diagnosis of bipolar disorder. That this was a form of manic depressive illness in children. That children who are very irritable all […]

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Racing to understand the polio-like illness paralyzing kids

JUDY WOODRUFF: For the past few years, a mysterious polio-like illness has been paralyzing children in the United States, often striking after a mild illness, peaking every other year, and reaching record highs in 2018. It’s called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM. While it’s extremely rare, cases were reported in 39 states last year. But doctors and researchers say they […]

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SAMHSA’s 2014 National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Launch Event

>>WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF NATIONAL CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY. THIS IS THE NINTH — YES. THIS IS THE NINTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OBSERVANCE SPONSORED BY SAMHSA, THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION. AND WHEN WE REALIZED THAT THIS YEAR’S EVENT WOULD COINCIDE WITH THE NATIONAL COUNCIL CONFERENCE, WE DIDN’T HAVE TO THINK TWICE ABOUT PARTNERING. […]

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The Nurture Room (Child Psychology Documentary) | Real Stories

Where’s Jamie? Where’s Jamie gone? Is he hiding? Right, look at me. Now, Reece thought you were looking for someone to play ‘Passes’ with. And he would like to play ‘Passes’ with you. Jamie: No! Well, if you don’t want to play with Reece, maybe Reece can have the ball to himself? No, wait here. No, wait here. Now, I […]

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