We recently discussed the alarming trend of depression and suicide amongst elementary aged students. Perhaps one of the most powerful actions a parent can take to counter the trend in their child is to build, boost, and maintain their child’s self-esteem. But how? How do you enhance self-esteem … [Read more...] about 5 Things a Parent Can Do To Boost an Elementary Student’s Self-Esteem
When it comes to domestic violence, many people don’t even know they’re a victim, which makes the link between drugs, alcohol, and domestic violence hard to spot. According to the Department of Justice, “Domestic violence can be defined as a pattern of abusive behavior that is used by an intimate … [Read more...] about The Link Between Drugs, Alcohol & Domestic Violence
Depression and suicide. They aren’t what you associate with children, especially elementary-level kids. Yet, there’s a growing trend that pediatric medicine has been monitoring since at least 2002 of rising suicides in school-aged children. Just last year, in September 2016, a joint paper covering … [Read more...] about Depression, Suicide & School Aged Children
Physician-patient privilege. Doctor-patient confidentiality. HIPPA. There’s a lot that goes into medical confidentiality these days, and the line between what is and isn’t shared is constantly under attack. Since the inception of government-driven healthcare, concern and outright fear about what is … [Read more...] about Doctor-Patient Privilege: Does It Cover Illegal Substance Use?