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Medicating Young Minds: How to Know If Psychiatric Drugs Will Help or Hurt Your Child

As the nation’s leading expert on psychiatric disorders in children and the leading researcher on the effects of psychiatric drugs on kids, Dr. Glen Elliott says that doctors and even teachers are too quick to recommend medicating young minds rather than taking the necessary steps to find out if drugs are even necessary. Dr. Elliott’s book, Medicating Young Minds, tells parents what to expect, the questions to ask, the treatment they deserve from a concerned doctor, and even what tests to demand to make sure that drugs are the best recourse. Read more ›

Anxiety About the Vaccine? Your Vaccine Questions, Answered

Written by Dr. Glen Elliott, PhD, MD; Chief Psychiatrist & Medical Director at CHC

COVID has left us sheltered-in-place, second-guessing every decision, cut off from friends and family, with plans completely out of our control for nearly a year. We’re exhausted, anxious, depressed, lonely and exasperated. Our kids slump over their screens while teachers bend over backwards to keep them educated and engaged. Our weekend calendars stare back at us, blankly. But now there is hope. As vaccines make their way into the world, we can start to imagine a life beyond our 6-foot radius. Read more ›

Panel Discussion: Supporting Your Child with ADHD [presentation] [video]

Parenting a child with ADHD has its challenges. This panel discussion is about ADHD and strategies and ways to support your child from three different perspectives–Glen Elliott, PhD, MD, Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director at CHC, Kendra Fraka, MSW, clinician at CHC and Lauren Sims, parent. Read more ›

Glen R. Elliott, PhD, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

CHC’s Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director, Dr. Glen R. Elliott, PhD, MD, has been awarded the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who, a publisher of biographical profiles. Read more ›

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ADHD and Medication [presentation] [video]

If your child has ADHD, you know that there are a variety of interventions, including medication. This class focused on medication as a treatment option. Hear from ADHD expert and CHC’s Chief Psychiatrist, Dr. Glen Elliott about medications and guidelines for using medication as a treatment for ADHD. Read more ›

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ADHD, Anxiety or Both? [presentation] [video]

Glen Elliott, PhD, MD, Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director at CHC, and Chris Harris, MEd, Director of EBC Schools, discuss how behaviors associated with ADHD and anxiety may both occur in the same individual but also can mimic each other, leading to confusion about the best diagnosis and the best treatment approach. Read more ›

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Practical, Research-Based Parenting Strategies for Supporting Children and Teens with ADHD [presentation] [video]

For many parents, ADHD is a diagnosis fraught with stigma and confusion, leaving parents wondering how best to advocate for and intervene with their child or teen.  Develop a roadmap for supporting children and teens who have difficulties with attention and behavior, utilizing their strengths and building skills for the future, and gain practical strategies for managing symptoms both at home and at school as well as guidelines for when and how to seek additional support. Read more ›

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Building Bridges Between Mental Health and Learning Differences: Discussion and Q&A with CHC Experts [video]

Watch this Facebook Live discussion and Q&A session on learning differences and mental health, featuring three of CHC’s renowned clinical experts. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2018 Workshop: Is It ADHD, Anxiety, or Both? Teasing Apart Overlapping Behaviors [presentation] [video]

In this workshop, Dr. Glen Elliott, CHC’s Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director and Christopher Harris, MEd, Director of Esther B. Clark School, focus on how behaviors associated with ADHD and anxiety may both occur in the same individual but also can mimic each other, leading to confusion about the best diagnosis and the best treatment approach. Read more ›

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Growing Up with ADHD: Perspectives of a Child Psychiatrist & His Son [presentation]

In this presentation, CHC’s Chief Psychiatrist & Medical Director Dr. Glen Elliott and his son Mark Elliott, MD, a first year Child Psychiatry Fellow at UCSF, share their personal perspectives on growing up with ADHD.  The session starts with a brief description of key symptoms of ADHD followed by a walk down memory lane of how ADHD affected the lives of one parent and one child through different age ranges. Read more ›

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