What Parents Need to Know: Psychedelic Use and Psychosis

Psychedelics are a class of drugs that can cause alterations in perception, mood, and thought processes. While psychedelics can have therapeutic benefits when used in a controlled and supervised setting, they can also lead to the onset of psychotic symptoms or psychosis, particularly in people who are predisposed to or have a history of psychotic…

What you need to know about teens and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a mental health condition that causes people to have excessive worry. Children and teens with GAD tend to stress over the same problems as their peers, but the feelings are more intense and lasting than the situation might call for. For example, most teens will worry about their grades, sports performance, social…

5 problems in mental health care that we can fix

In the US, we currently have 1 trained therapist per 20 people in need. According to NIMH, this is more than enough therapists to ensure that every person in need of care can receive the appropriate treatment for their illnesses. If this is the case, why are so many people still not getting the care…

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