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Adult ADD Productivity Circle The next Adult ADD Productivity Circle begins on May 8th.  There are now 3 different membership levels for the Productivity Circle too.  Registration opens this Friday at 12:00 pm EDT. If you are interested in the Super level make sure set up a reminder to register on Friday. The Super section […]

Towards Interventions Across the Autism Spectrum

In the second of two messages for Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Gordon talks about NIMH funding of research aimed at developing interventions and services for people across the lifespan with autism spectrum disorder.

Did You Know Dementia Patients Get Agitated When Left Alone?

Are you dealing with an Alzheimer's patients that is mean and ornery? Or, sometimes mean and hard to deal with? Did you know that past a certain stage dementia patients cannot be left alone? Not even for a very short period of time.Show More Summary

The Fed is Best Onesie Drive – Now til May 13, 2017

I have previously blogged (click here and here) about the importance of a baby being fed….whether they are breastfed, bottle fed with pumped milk or formula, or a combination thereof–what matters is they are adequately fed. Period. Partly because my focus has been on other things and also because it’s been over 11 years since […]

ADHD and Me: How a Google Search Changed My Life

Submitted by Katie in ADHDland on 04/25/2017. Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD Women with ADHD ADHD Voices The Background For five years, my husband thought I was I was a lazy, selfish, apathetic person with a questionable moral code....Show More Summary

A New Way to Avoid Impulse Shopping

Impulse shopping. I walk into the store with a shopping list, but come out with things that were not on my list. Is there any hope? Maybe your cell phone can save the day.

Is Social Pain Real Pain? Rejection Hurts, For Real!

The same brain areas involved in processing physical pain such burning or hurt are also activated when a negative comment burns or when your feelings are hurt. Social pain is real

ADHD Marriage Mobile Friendly Site Kicks Off 10th Year Anniversary Celebration

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 04/25/2017. Resources Ten years of helping couples navigate the ins and outs of living with adult ADHD is worth celebrating!  So last year I challenged myself to start thinking about what else I ought to provide that would help struggling couples fall in love all over again. Show More Summary

I Will Help You: A HEARTFELT Initiative to SAVE LIVES

There are so many great health care initiatives at work these days, most deserving attention and participation. But all too often, the few that address the emotional and mental disorders take a backseat. Well, The Ohio State University College of Nursing takes a backseat to no one and nothing. This is strong...

Can we turn the crisis of dementia care into something good?

One of the last crises we may face in our lives is caring for a loved one who has been diagnosed with dementia. Winston Churchill famously said, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.”These words ring especially true when we are older...Show More Summary

13 Reasons Why "13 Reasons Why" Isn’t Getting It Right

The Netflix show is hitting the cultural mainstream at just the right moment to push an important issue into the spotlight.

Beating the Homework Blues

Is your child, tween, or teen struggling with homework in addition to other challenges, such as bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression, or ADHD? If so, then maybe it’s time to say, […]

Depression and Aging

Is getting old getting you down? Distinguishing between sadness and depression.

Me and @MarkOneinFour on BBC Radio – Ouch: Disability Talk, Let’s talk about mental health … but then what?

Hello! You can listen to me and the lovely @MarkOneinFour talk mental health, Prince Harry and inappropriate dancing on the BBC Ouch podcast this week. Let me know what you think!  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p050rhtpFiled under: Mental health

What is Happiness Worth to You?

Are you so caught up with chasing goals that you don't have time to appreciate where you are? Does the "happiness finish line" keep moving leaving you never able to reach it?

Treating Depression by Training Your Amygdala

A recent study indicates that increasing activity in the amygdala during positive memory retrieval can have a strong antidepressant effect in depressed individuals.

Sounds of Silence 9th Annual Run/Walk – April 29, 2017

I’m late in posting this…nowadays it’s just so easy to lose track of time! Join the Sounds of Silence, Friends of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York’s 9th annual run/walk in memory and celebration of Lisa Mary Reilly and help raise funds in the effort to increase awareness of perinatal mood disorders, such as postpartum […]

Mirror’s Illusionary Effects in Dementia

One’s mirror image can be very disturbing to someone with dementia “Why aren’t you catching the ball?”Seeing one’s image reflected in the mirror can elicit many and varied responses. The baby regards his/her face with a smile about age two. Show More Summary

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Sleep deprivation has been linked to increases in depression, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, as well as memory and cognitive problems.

Keep On Keepin’ On

Well, we survived the move without either of us going into a manic episode, which is great news, don’t you think? I LOVE my new house! It’s a log cabin house, with exposed rafters and hardwood floors and everything. It’s so “country” looking, and I feel so at home in it. Show More Summary

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