Healing Your Brain with Food – Q&A with Dr. Uma Naidoo

By The BroglieBox Team10 min read We had the pleasure of interviewing Harvard-trained psychiatrist and nutrition expert Dr. Uma Naidoo. “Dr. Naidoo draws on cutting-edge research to explain the many ways in which food contributes to our mental health, and shows how a sound diet can help treat and prevent a wide range of psychological and cognitive health issues, from ADHD to anxiety to OCD.” … Continue reading Healing Your Brain with Food – Q&A with Dr. Uma Naidoo

Defined: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

By The BroglieBox Team5 min read Attention-Deficit Disorder/Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) are disorders marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. ADD/ADHD are the most common childhood disorders with an estimated 6.4 million diagnosed children in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionTrusted Source. Adults too, can have ADD/ADHD. This condition is sometimes called … Continue reading Defined: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

Defined: Types of Mental Health Professionals, Psychological Counseling, and Psychotherapy

By The BroglieBox Team5 min read Types of Professionals What is a Psychiatrist?A psychiatrist is a medical doctor (M.D. or D.O.) who specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental illness. They are trained to differentiate mental health problems from other underlying medical conditions that could present with psychiatric symptoms. They also monitor the effects of mental illness on other physical conditions. As a doctor, a … Continue reading Defined: Types of Mental Health Professionals, Psychological Counseling, and Psychotherapy

Affirmations and Positive Self Talk

By Christina, the Authentic Adventurer5 min read Repeat after me. I am doing enough. I.am.enough.  These simple phrases can have a significant impact on our self-perception. But when our world is caving in around us, whether it is from outside sources or from within our own heads, it can be difficult to think positively.  When the thoughts playing on repeat in our heads are negative, our minds … Continue reading Affirmations and Positive Self Talk

Preventing Teen Prescription Misuse

By The SingleCare Team 15 min read Parents are always looking for hidden dangers in their teens’ lives, but parental radar can easily miss prescription drug misuse. Prescriptions are accessible and widely distributed. Having a prescription bottle doesn’t usually arouse suspicion the way illegal drug accessories would, so it’s easier to keep prescription misuse hidden. And because prescriptions have therapeutic and treatment value in health … Continue reading Preventing Teen Prescription Misuse

The What, Why, And How Of Perfectionism

by Paras Ramani, MFTI10 min read Does your teen feel like what he/she achieves is never quite good enough? More often than not, does your teen put off turning in papers or projects because he/she wants to get them just right? Does your teen feel like he/she must give more than 100 percent on everything he/she does to not be considered mediocre or be seen … Continue reading The What, Why, And How Of Perfectionism

The Ultimate List of Helpful and Supportive Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

By Madison Kingsley15 min read Everyone can become a victim of harassment or bullying, even if they don’t belong to the groups that are unfairly stigmatized by society. However, when referring to sexual and other minorities, the situation becomes critical. College is a challenging environment for every student. According to the National Survey on LGBTQ+ Youth Mental Health conducted in 2019, 71% of LGBTQ+ youth … Continue reading The Ultimate List of Helpful and Supportive Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

CRISIS AND SUPPORT PHONE/TEXT LINES

A comprehensive list of resources that we encourage you use and to share with those in need. UNITED STATES Crisis Text Line: text BUDDY to 741-741 (for free 24/7 support)National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255Suicide Hotline text-based instant messenger: imalive.orgTrevor Project (for LGBTQ+ youth): 1-866-488-7386Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) Helpline: 1-800-931-2237Teen Line: 310-855-4673 or TEXTTEEN to 839863Sexuality Support: 1-800-246-7743After Abortion Hotline/Pro-Voice: 1-866-4394253Pregnancy Hotline: 1-800-467-8466Veterans: 1-800-273-8255 then … Continue reading CRISIS AND SUPPORT PHONE/TEXT LINES