More Than 6 Percent of US Teens Take Psychiatric Meds: Survey

More Than 6 Percent of US Teens Take Psychiatric Meds: Survey
Teens aged 12 to 19 typically took drugs to treat depression or ADHD, the two most common mental health disorders in that age group. About 4 percent of kids aged 12 to 17 have experienced a bout of depression, the study found. Meanwhile, 9 percent of … Read more on WebMD

Mental illness: smashing the stigma
While many people still visit a professional in the traditional clinical office setting, URMC has been creating treatment models built on a reverse premise: that mental health professionals need to bring treatment to the people. Many of URMC's mental … Read more on Rochester City Newspaper

Year after Newtown shootings, need for mental health care 'even more evident'
Among the initiatives being overseen by DCF is an expansion of Match ADTC, a program to treat youths with anxiety, depression, trauma or conduct problems. The goal is to address these problems while the young people are still in school rather than have … Read more on New Haven Register

Meditation to Reduce Stress and Treat Depression
Mindful meditation can be an excellent way to reduce stress and help treat symptoms of depression. Get more information, or take an anonymous depression scre…