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Zeke Thomas, Lucy Massam Share Coping Strategies in Stress, Success and Teen Setbacks Event

At the Stress, Success and Teen Setbacks: How to Cope event at Arch Street Teen Center, Zeke Thomas shared his story of trauma and years of denial before he sought help. “Lies are like leaves, the secrets just start falling off,” he said. Continue Reading →

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Signs That a Child is More Than Just A Picky Eater: What every parent needs to know about ARFID

“Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is more than picky eating and has many health risks associated with it, such as malnutrition, anemia, severely low body weight, weight loss and failure to grow (height and weight). Anxiety and depression often co-occur with ARFID as well.” – Sara Niego, MD, Service Chief of the Eating Disorders Program at Silver Hill Hospital Continue Reading →

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PBS Documentary Offers a Look inside Silver Hill Hospital and Struggles to Overcome Mental Illness and Addiction

An upcoming installment of the award-winning public television documentary series “Visionaries” will visit Silver Hill Hospital and challenge preconceived notions of what the treatment of mental illness and addiction looks like. Continue Reading →

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Signs Your Teen’s Behavior May be More than Growing Pains

“Only 20 percent of children with mental disorders are identified and receive necessary mental health services. As a society, we have to do a lot better than that,” said Aaron Krasner, MD, an adolescent psychiatrist and Transitional Living Service Chief at Silver Hill Hospital. Continue Reading →

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5 Tips to Foster a Positive Body Image in Your Kids

“We must eat to live, yet 24 million people in the US of all ages and genders struggle with anorexia, bulimia or binge eating disorder and do not have a healthy relationship with food. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.” – Erin Kleifield, Ph.D, Director of the Eating Disorders Program at Silver Hill Hospital Continue Reading →

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