A School Psychologist’s Advice For Students On How To Cope During This ‘New Normal’

By Rahul Kumar9 min read As the pandemic prolongs, many are understandably feeling anxious, worried, and stressed. At BroglieBox, we are speaking to different mental health professionals that are providing support for individuals during this time and sharing tips on how to take care of your mental health.  Access to mental health has become a significant topic amid the pandemic, especially for college students. The … Continue reading A School Psychologist’s Advice For Students On How To Cope During This ‘New Normal’

10 High Schoolers Share Their Favorite Self-Care Activities

By Elle Rotter6 min read September is National Self-Care Awareness Month and here at BroglieBox, we’re celebrating the small moments dedicated to taking care of ourselves. Recently, psychiatrist Dr. Jessi Gold did a takeover on our Instagram account, where she discussed a variety of self-care activities. Stay tuned for upcoming takeovers from mental health experts on @thebrogliebox Instagram! Right now, amid the seemingly never-ending pandemic, … Continue reading 10 High Schoolers Share Their Favorite Self-Care Activities

Families Can Support Kids’ Mental Health Whether They’re Learning Remotely or at School – Here’s How

By Dr. Erika Bockneck, Ph.D.9 min read The choice between in-person learning, where available, and remote learning is a fraught one for parents. Children experience joy and connection when they learn alongside other kids, but they risk being exposed to the coronavirus. Remote learning at home can protect kids from COVID-19, but does it set back their social-emotional development? It may feel like a stark … Continue reading Families Can Support Kids’ Mental Health Whether They’re Learning Remotely or at School – Here’s How

Here’s How A Psychiatrist is Providing Care To Young People During The Pandemic

By Rahul Kumar6 min read Right now, amid the seemingly never-ending pandemic, many are understandably anxious, worried, and stressed. At BroglieBox, we are speaking to different mental health professionals that are providing support for individuals during this time, and understanding how care has adapted as a result of the pandemic. Generation Z was already experiencing a mental health crisis during this pandemic, as seen by … Continue reading Here’s How A Psychiatrist is Providing Care To Young People During The Pandemic

Are you mentally well enough for college?

By Dr. Nicholas Joyce8 min read Last spring an 18-year-old college freshman who got straight A’s in high school – but was now failing several courses – came to my office on the campus where I work as a psychologist. The student was seeking a medical exception so that he could withdraw from the classes he failed instead of taking the F’s and dragging down … Continue reading Are you mentally well enough for college?

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