Integration: At the Heart of Better Care

Nemours Children’s Health pediatric psychologist Erica Sood, PhD joins us during Episode 31 to talk about her work improving the emotional health of children with chronic health conditions and her research into the care of moms, dads, and other family members following a prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease.  We also talk with Zachary Boynton, […]

Social Media & Youth Mental Health

According to the Pew Research Center, up to 95% of youth ages 13-17 report using a social media platform, with more than one-third (35%) indicating they use social media “almost constantly.” U. S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy — who has already raised the alarm on the youth mental health crisis in the U.S. — released an […]

What’s Worrying Our Kids?

Kids worry, but should parents worry about it? A national survey released in April 2023 by Nemours® KidsHealth® and conducted by the Harris Poll indicates that more than one-third of children worry at least once a week and that the worrying only gets worse as they get older.  As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, […]

Well-being and the Health Care Workforce

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has stated that burnout among health care workers has been at crisis levels since before the pandemic. Burnout is not limited to doctors or clinical providers — it can and does affect health care workers in non-clinical roles.  Nemours Children’s started planting the seeds of burnout prevention and well-being promotion in […]

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