April 9th, 2019On Monday April 8th American Medical Association's pediatrics journal, JAMA Pediatrics released a study that shows the number of kids who went to the ER for suicidal thoughts or attempts doubled between 2007 and 2015. Between 300 hospitals in 2007 there were 580,000 visits and in 2015 that number jumped to 1.12 million.
October 17th, 2018Agoraphobia can be an extremely dangerous mental illness. We spoke to our Mental Health Expert, Therapist Mike Monic, about the condition. Click Play to hear more and you can read more from the National Institutes of Health about agoraphobia below.
Obsessive, persistent, intense fear of open places.
July 18th, 2018Though the summer break may be almost over, this can typically be the time where keeping your kids busy gets tough. Our mental health contributor Mike Monic has some tips on keeping them going until they return to school.
July 11th, 2018These days it seems like we can't go anywhere without our smart devices. Are these technological marvels ruining our relationships? We talked to our Mental Health Contributor Mike Monic to get more insight.
June 20th, 2018At age 19, Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Seventeen years later, he still struggles with many of the same symptoms that led him to attempt to take his life, but he is on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive. Kevin has also been one of the key catalysts in helping end a...
June 20th, 2018Have you ever felt like you were being watched? Or perhaps you've had first hand experience with someone stalking you. On this week's Mental Health Talk our expert, Therapist Mike Monic, talks about the mental world of stalkers and their victims.