“Any Psychiatric Symptom Can Be Caused By a Substance” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Any Psychiatric Symptom Can Be Caused By a Substance Perhaps the most common mistake in psychiatric diagnosis is ignoring that a substance problem may be causing the presenting symptoms. Patients who should be diagnosed with a substance-induced psychiatric disorder are all too … More “Any Psychiatric Symptom Can Be Caused By a Substance” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“Michael Phelps Discussing Anxiety & Depression” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Let’s begin! 1) Michael Phelps Discussed Anxiety & Depression In A Way That Shows It’s OK To Not Be OK The stigma surrounding mental health still exists, but that didn’t stop Michael Phelps from discussing anxiety and depression on Thursday’s Today show. The Olympic swimmer … More “Michael Phelps Discussing Anxiety & Depression” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Cannabis Information for Parents & Students” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! Lets jump right into our Best 5 Reads for Tuesday! 1) Cannabis Information for Parents & Students Teen Mental Health has created resources you can use to help educate yourself and youth. The adolescent years are crucial for brain growth and development and cannabis use can affect how our brains develop. This means … More “Cannabis Information for Parents & Students” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“The Big Myth About Teenage Anxiety” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello everyone! Welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) The Big Myth About Teenage Anxiety We hear a lot these days that modern digital technology is rewiring the brains of our teenagers, making them anxious, worried and unable to focus. Don’t panic; things are really not this dire. Despite news reports … More “The Big Myth About Teenage Anxiety” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment The genetics of psychiatric diagnosis is complex. That’s another reason why effective treatments are, too. 2) Mental health apps helpful but poor design, privacy concerns contribute to low engagement A clinical review, published in … More “Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Difficult, and So Is Treatment” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Tuesday Reads. Lets begin! 1) A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk Many people who attempt suicide end up in an emergency room for immediate treatment. But few of those suicide survivors get the follow-up care they need at a time when they … More “A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Students With Autism Face Vanishing Support at College” AND more on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

1) Students With Autism Face Vanishing Support at College According to a 2011 study, about 17 percent of young adults with autism enroll in a four-year college, compared with roughly 21 percent of people with learning disabilities and about 40 percent of people with visual or hearing impairments. 2) Psychosocial Interventions in HIV: How Best … More “Students With Autism Face Vanishing Support at College” AND more on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Looking for Kama Muta (Not Sutra) AND more on Best 5 Saturday Reads

1) Looking for Kama Muta in All the Right Places Why do positive emotional feelings make us feel more connected to others? Open the link above to find out the meaning of Kama Muta and its positive effects. It was a very interesting read. 2) LGBTQ Youth Face Persistent Challenges, High Stress American teenagers who … More Looking for Kama Muta (Not Sutra) AND more on Best 5 Saturday Reads