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Social worker Michael Close, from Hospice of Central New York, offers advice and strategies to be an effective and well prepared caregiver.
Resources: Caregiver Support Services and The Institute for Caregivers, from the Onondaga County Department of Aging and Youth
For more information, call Hospice of CNY at 315-634-1100
Grief counselor Pat Moriarty, manager of the Hospice of Central New York Grief Center, shares coping strategies for getting through the holidays while grieving. The Center provides bereavement support, counseling, and psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and families who may be dealing with life-threatening illness, grief following a death, and sudden and traumatic grief. For more information, call (315) 634-1100.
As the school year approaches, we are joined by Leonard Newman, PhD, area director of the Social Psychology program at Syracuse University, to discuss the growing stigma attached to mental illness in the wake of recent mass shootings, and why it is so difficult to undermine.
Stephen Glatt, PhD, director of the Psychiatric Genetic Epidemiology & Neurobiology Laboratory (PsychGENe Lab) at Upstate, talks about predicting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in servicemen and women. Read the study
Bill Cross, PhD, will discuss somatic experiencing therapy, which is aimed at relieving and resolving the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental and physical trauma-related health problems by focusing on the client’s perceived body sensations, or somatic experiences. Cross is a New York state- licensed marriage and family therapist and an officer at the Zen Center of Syracuse, where he teaches conscious stress reduction. Dr. Cross may be reached at 315-474-3762.
Upstate’s Dr. Donna Bacchi, and family and psychiatric nurse practitioner Ann Sweet, talk about maternal depression – prenatal and postpartum – and how it affects a baby’s development.
Child and adolescent psychiatrist and pediatrician Teresa Hargrave talks about how depression manifests itself in children and adolescents, how it is diagnosed and treated, and how parents/grandparents can be alert for signs and symptoms. Learn what parents and grandparents can do to help the youngsters in their life cope with adversity and disappointment, so that “depression” does not develop.