Caring for Suicidal Youth: An Approach for Pediatricians

This month’s column is driven by the recent increase of youth in crisis, and COVID-19–related limitations of higher-level services. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth1 and populations who face discrimination are at increased risk.2,3 A pediatrician colleague recently asked me about how to support patients who may be at risk. With … Read more

7 romantic films that get relationships right

Looking to settle down with a romantic film that doesn’t buy into unhealthy and unrealistic tropes? Press play on our recommendations There’s nothing like settling down with a big blanket, a bowl of popcorn, and a heart-stirring romantic film – there’s something about watching love in action that’s bound to warm the cockles. That said, … Read more

Where’s the opportunity for solar with EVs? – pv magazine International

From pv magazine 02/2022 Transport accounts for around one-fifth of global CO2 emissions and is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. That primarily comes from burning fossil fuel for cars and trucks on the road, accounting for around 75% of those emissions. The problem is many fold, but combustion engine vehicles … Read more

A Therapist’s Guide — Talkspace

11 Tips for Setting Boundaries with Your Family Knowing how to set clear boundaries for your family can be difficult, but with the tips we share here, you can do it. Being prepared means you can be fully equipped with what you need to ensure you feel safe and respected in your family relationships. 1. … Read more

Do Ayahuasca Healing Ceremonies Really Work?

Source: Stafano Girardelli / Unsplash A recent paper published in the academic journal Nature Argues that the ceremonial use of ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic drink, may help quell the personality dimension that many psychologists view as the core of all mood and anxiety disorders: neuroticism or negative emotionality. “We found substantial changes in personality traits, particularly … Read more