Harvard Medical School’s Joshua D. Sparrow, M.D., offers his thoughts on how to support a child's mental health and shares the remarkable story of a young man with autism. President Obama has proclaimed May 2013 as National Mental Health Awareness Month, and SAMHSA celebrates Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 9 and throughout the year.
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 10.1 percent of youth age 12 to 17 were current illicit drug users. Dr. Sharon Levy of Boston Children's Hospital joins the Captial H for Health blog to discuss the critical role the pediatrician plays in preventing children and adolescent drug use.
April 16, 2013 (All day) - April 19, 2013 (All day)(Event) Sponsored by: TEDMED Conferences, LLC.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F St NW, Washington, DC
Washington, District of Columbia Event Website
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When you think of the face of arthritis, who do you picture? For many people, it is an older adult who is closer to 60 than 6. However, with a lack of pediatric rheumatologists, juvenile arthritis is becoming a growing public health challenge.
At IQ Solutions, our Wellness for Life team champions healthy living and health literacy by providing fun-filled activities to encourage staff members to exercise, eat right, and be active. These activities range from walking contests and workout groups to cooking classes and health fairs. One of the favorites: Co-ed Softball.
“Listening for Change,” which was the theme of the 2011 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media. In the spirit of listening for change, here are 10 highlights from the event, which drew over 1,000 attendees.
When Surgeon General Dr. Regina M. Benjamin released the Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding in January of this year, her goal was to “set forth the important roles and responsibilities of clinicians, employers, communities, researchers, and government leaders, and to urge us all to take on a commitment to enable mothers to meet their personal goals for breastfeeding.”