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Media portrayals of Black people are of considerable importance for psychiatric trainees and the populations they serve. This is particularly true in this critical moment when the United States (US) grapples with dual pandemics disproportionately harming Black people, one a novel virus, the other racism. Dr. Simon and colleagues share insights into how the famed show This Is Us helps move the conversation forward.
Dr. Simon shares his insights and clinical perspectives regarding physical symptoms of anxiety. In this article, he specifically, discusses bruxism.
Dr. Simon and colleagues examined temporal trends in the classification of opioid-involved overdose deaths (OODs) and racial variation in the classification of specific types of opioids used. There findings suggest a health data disparity; the excessive misclassification of OODs is likely attributable to the race/ethnicity of the decedent.
Dr. Simon will explore the evidence of unconscious bias, systemic racism, criminal (in) justice, and health inequity specific to Black Boys in America. We will discuss these intersections and their mental health implications. Using excerpts of classic Black narrative, film, and clinical cases, participants will examine Black Boys' mental health through an antiracist lens.
A year of COVID, economic downturns and poisonous politics. So how are you doing? Really. We discuss the pandemic's impact on collective mental health. Dr. Luana Marques and Dr. Kevin Simon join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Dr. Simon shares clinical perspective regarding care of Black boys in American and provides a voice for those who care and love their Black children.
With so many barriers to care and so little financial investment by policymakers, it can be hard to know much about mental health at all. In honor of World Mental Health Day, these are the 8 things mental health experts, including Dr. Simon, want you to know right now.
Dr. Simon and colleagues share advice about some of the college mental health struggles and experiences popping up a lot these days, so if you can relate, you’re definitely not alone.
Dr. Simon shares insights into the diagnosis of Bipolar spectrum Disorders from the view point of patients and family members.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and families spend more time at home, adjusting to "the new normal" may prove especially difficult for younger children as they gear up for the school year -- especially those learning remotely. While experts are still learning about how the pandemic could affect children's long-term mental health, Dr. Simon and colleagues share tips for parents now on supporting their children during these unprecedented times.
As part of NPR's special series, "America Reckons with Racial Injustice," listeners from across the country share their personal experience of being Black in America.
In the face of this mounting crisis, access to mental health care remains a significant challenge for many Black Americans. Dr. Simon shares challenges.
If you’re the parent of a Black child, you know that sooner or later you’ll be forced to have “the talk” with your son or daughter and explain how they should interact with the police. Dr. Simon shares his thoughts.
Dr. Simon suggest a few fundamental principles that honestly can be applied to any patient but should be strongly considered for providers with black male patients.
Racism is not an easy topic, and if you’re having a hard time knowing how and when to discuss these issues with your kids, you’re not alone. Many parents feel confused about how much to share, especially with younger children. For some tips, we turned to Dr. Kevin Simon, a child and adolescent psychiatry fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital
As protests and outrage over racism and police brutality continues to unfold, many teens are adding their voices to the conversation. If your teen or young adult child is engaging online or in protests, you may be wondering how to talk with them about their interactions and make sure they stay safe, especially in the age of COVID-19. Dr. Simon offers a few tips on ways to help guide those conversations.
Dr. Meredith Pittman (@merepitt) speaks with Dr. Kevin Simon (@DrKMSimon), a psychiatrist at Boston Children's Hospital, about the role that structural racism plays in everyday encounters between physicians and patients, trainees and educators, and physician colleagues. They discuss the way that COVID-19 has highlighted race-based disparity, and Dr. Simon gives advice for dealing with kids during a pandemic and quarantine.
Dr. Simon joined Change Catalyst Founder & CEO Melinda Briana Epler to help viewers learn and understand the Effects of Racism on Black Boys & Men. Dr. Simon shared about his efforts and work during COVID-19, helping Black and Brown kids and their families understand intergenerational trauma and historical trauma, and how the effects can manifest through mental health changes.
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