Childhood Resilience: NC ACES Awareness Week

November 17, 2019 (All day) to November 24, 2019 (All day)

Statement from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services: 

DHHS Recognizes Childhood...

Child Psychiatric Telephone Consultation Programs Address Child Mental Health Needs

August 20, 2019 (All day)

As many as 50% of all American children with mental health problems go without receiving treatment,...

Stigma Found to be the Main Deterrent in Mental Health Help Seeking Behaviors for Athletes

May 24, 2019 - 11:30am

A recent review published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine of 52 studies found that stigma is the primary reason why elite...

Legislation to Increase Insurance Coverage of Eating Disorders and Life Insurance Coverage Approved

May 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

Though eating disorders were added to the Federal Mental Health Parity Law in 2017 many people are still being denied coverage due to...

Internet Videos, Mood, and Mental Health

January 7, 2019 - 10:00am

The ever-increasing presence of screens in our daily lives has led to a lot of concern about the effects screens and the media we...

Lawsuit Filed Against the Short-Term, Limited-Duration Plan Rule

September 22, 2018 (All day)

On Friday, September 14, 2018 six organizations joined the lead plaintiff, the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, in filing a...

Campference 2018

September 20, 2018 - 2:00pm

In July of this year seventeen young adults attended a weeklong hybrid camp-conference; participating in several discussions, skill-...

Duke Children's Prom 2018

April 15, 2018 - 2:30pm

On Saturday April 14th, the Duke hospital lobby turned into a prom dance floor for over 200 young patients. Prom-goers wore colorful...

Girls on the Autism Spectrum are Being Overlooked

March 28, 2018 - 9:00am

In the United States one in 68 children are affected by autism. Of these children, the majority diagnosed on the autism spectrum are...