Attention Parents, Teachers and Educators: Renowned Child Psychiatrist, Dr. Jess Shatkin discusses his brilliant new release, “Born To Be Wild, Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Help Keep them Safe!” Nationally recognized child and adolescent psychiatrist Jess P. Shatkin, M.D., M.P.H., is one of the country’s foremost voices in child and adolescent mental […]
Cam Adair is the founder of Game Quitters, the world’s largest support community for video game addiction serving 25,000 members/month in 81 countries. His work has been featured in two TEDx talks (here and here), and in Forbes, BBC, ABC News, Vice, CBC, CTV, The Star, The Huffington Post, SiriusXM, and TV Asia, amongst many […]
It is children’s mental health awareness week and I have been asked what I think about the Netflix Series, “13 Reasons Why.” I cannot tell you how grateful I was to receive this email from our school district that my own children attend. As a mother and a child psychiatrist I am sharing this with […]
Since December 1, 2016 I have had seven patients in my practice with suicidal thoughts, 5 of the 7 individuals were under age 16. In all of my years as a psychiatrist in private practice I have not experienced this level of acuity of patients in crisis simultaneously since I worked on the inpatient unit […]
As a society we are having a mental health care crisis. According to the April 2016 Center for Disease Control and Prevention Report, the number of suicides in the United States has been on the rise every year from 1999-2014 in every age group except those 75 years and older. In 2014, 13 people out […]
There has been a lot of interest and commentary about my interview with Lauren Batchelder that was released on my podcast on December 16, 2016. In order to make this valuable information available to as many people as possible, I have had the interview transcribed. Dr. Denise: This is the Dr. Denise Show. I’m Dr. […]
Lauren Batchelder (@BatchelderLB) shares how she is coping and thriving after a Trump tweet that led to unimaginable cyberbullying. Lauren and I have a heart to heart discussion that includes tips, tools and a vision of a kinder humanity. Update: I have posted a transcript of this inspiring interview here.