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The Worrisome Mental Health Crisis Among our Youth

By Rochelle Fritz, PhD and James Yon, MD Department of Behavioral Health Mental health issues among America’s youth were already on the rise before the COVID-19 pandemic began to …

Feeling Anxious or Stressed? Imagine What Your Teenager is Going Through…

By Rochelle Fritz, PhD Pediatric Behavioral Health Clinical Lead Integrated Behavioral Health Provider May is Mental Health Awareness Month, an ideal time to learn more about how mental health …

Loneliness and Social Isolation Can be Serious Health Risks for Older Adults.

By Sam Nordberg, PhD Chief of Behavioral Health Loneliness and social isolation are a growing problem that can present serious health risks, particularly to older adults. It is not …

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Now Available at Reliant

By Jennifer Eaton, LMHC Director of the DBT Center Department of Behavioral Health Anyone can be affected with a serious mental health issue at some point in their life. …

What I Wish I Had Known About Anxiety

By Samuel Nordberg, PhD Chief of Behavioral Health Like many people, I have struggled with anxiety at times in my life. In my early twenties, it paralyzed me for …

Stressed about the upcoming election? You’re not alone! Check out these 4 tips to support yourself.

By Kathryn Allen, LICSW Behavioral Health Provider Reliant Medical Group Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, one thing many of us have in common is an …

Agoraphobia Could be a Hidden Danger of Covid-19 Pandemic

By Samuel Nordberg, PhD Chief of Behavioral Health Reliant Medical Group  For many months, Covid-19 has caused most of us to dramatically change our daily routines, including avoiding people …

How to Cope with Social Distancing During the Pandemic

By Samuel Nordberg, PhD Chief of Behavioral Health Reliant Medical Group It’s undeniable that social distancing has helped to “flatten the curve” and save lives during the COVID-19 crisis. …

Reliant Medical Group Establishes Integrated Behavioral, Physical Care Model in Central Massachusetts

The Telegram & Gazette recently published an article about Reliant’s new integrated care model that has behavioral health professionals working closely with primary care providers. Read the full article …

Six Ways to Promote Empathy in Children

By Helene Titelbaum, LICSW Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician   There’s no doubt that we live in an increasingly self-centered age. Whether attention-seeking celebrities or friends and family addicted …

Improve Your Sleeping Habits for a Better Night’s Sleep

By Leslie Bourne, PhD Chief of Behavioral Health, Reliant Medical Group In our fast-paced society, many people ignore the importance of sleep. However, getting a good night’s sleep is an …

Recent Deaths Highlight Need for Suicide Prevention

By Dr. Leslie Bourne Chief of Behavioral Health, Reliant Medical Group Recently, many Americans were shocked by the deaths of celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Their deaths remind …

National Prevention Week Honors Mental Health Awareness

The third week of May each year is National Prevention Week. The theme for 2018 is “Action today. Healthier Tomorrow”. This theme is meant to increase awareness of the …

5 Tips to Deal with Stressful Holiday Gatherings

By Leslie Bourne, PhD, Chief of Behavioral Health, Reliant Medical Group Ah, the holidays….for some, it’s truly a favorite time of year, for many others…not so much. From the aunt who …

Exercise: A Great Antidote to Depression

By Jeremy Mirsky, PhD Reliant Medical Group Behavioral Health When you’re feeling depressed, exercise may seem like the last thing you want to do. But once you get going, aerobic …

Teen Won’t Talk? Here’s Seven Tips to Get Your Child to Open Up

By Leslie Bourne, PhD Division Chief, Behavioral Health Reliant Medical Group As most parents know, it’s not always easy talking to a teen. Kids tend to communicate well when …

Have You Talked to Your Child About Drug and Alcohol Use and Abuse?

It can be a hard subject to bring up, but talking to your children about drinking and drugs is important – it’s a conversation all parents need to have. …

Fun Family Activities for Kids With Autism

This month is National Autism* Awareness Month and I wanted to share with you a few places where families in our community may enjoy visiting, especially if a child …

Thinking of Reconnecting With an Estranged Family Member? Here’s What You Need to Know.

It’s not uncommon to be estranged from a family member or someone you care deeply about. It happens in more families than you might think. Brothers and sisters can …

Coping With Depression Around the Holidays

It’s sad but true, while many of us love the holidays some seniors can have a particularly difficult time and often suffer from “the holiday blues.” The winter holiday …

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