Latest Mental Health Shows

Depression in Children on the Rise — How to Help Your Child with Their Mental Health

Jun 15, 2020

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 3.2 million kids aged 12 to 17 have had a depressive episode in the last year. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what depression looks like in children and how you as a parent can help your child’s mental health....

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Shortness of Breath: Anxiety or Coronavirus?

Apr 30, 2020

Shortness of breath, heart-pounding, and chest pain can all be physical signs of anxiety. But they can also be signs of coronavirus as well. Doctors can distinguish the two if you're at the hospital, but what if you're at home in the middle of the night? Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the ...

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Health Benefits of Drinking Less

Apr 27, 2020

A common thought is 'a few drinks during times of stress can help a person relax and sleep.' However, drinking too much alcohol can have the opposite effect, as well as other mental health repercussions. Psychiatry Dr. Andrew Smith says moderation is the key and talks about ways to scale back the ...

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Talk to Someone About Your Feelings

Apr 17, 2020

Your mental wellbeing comes to the forefront during a global health crisis. If you're feeling overwhelmed, anxious or depressed, it can help to talk to someone about the emotions you're feeling. Psychiatrist Dr. Benjamin Chan talks about seeking mental health care during the COVID-19 pandemic....

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How to Deal With Negative Emotions

Apr 14, 2020

Feelings of anxiety, being overwhelmed and ambiguity of the future can be common during a crisis, and it's human nature to avoid those emotions. But psychiatrist Dr. Benjamin Chan says it's better to embrace the negative emotions you may have during times of uncertainties....

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3 Ways to Cope With Stress

Apr 9, 2020

Uncertainties can cause stress on both the mind and body, but not thinking about the uncertainties can be a difficult thing to do. Psychiatrist Dr. Benjamin Chan talks about three ways to cope with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Helping Children Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr 6, 2020

It's a stressful time for many of us, even children. With most children having been sent home from school, stress and anxiety can run high. Child psychiatrist Dr. Benjamin Chan talks about what parents can do to help their kids during the COVID-19 pandemic....

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