As COVID-19 continues to claim tens of thousands of lives across the U.S., graphic footage of George Floyd’s death circulates across Twitter, and police officers clash with protesters, watching the news can be a bleak, upsetting and overwhelming process. For many people, it’s triggering.
As states continue to reopen following coronavirus-related shutdowns, many are finding they’re not as excited as they expected to be but are instead feeling anxious and conflicted.
For many parents, trying to do their own jobs while helping their teens and tweens cope and keep up with their school work has become one of the most challenging aspects of the pandemic.
We’re now on Day Who Knows of quarantine and, while some areas of the country are starting to open up again, plenty of others are still on lockdown. And for many, that’s starting to get old, fast.
Dr. Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health Contributor, spoke to Yahoo Life about how she recommends people approach these difficult situations.
Jen Hartstein, a psychologist and Yahoo Life Mental Health Contributor, shared her thoughts on the types of things to consider when making your decision.
While many are isolating with family and friends during the coronavirus outbreak, those who live alone are facing a unique set of challenges fighting feelings of loneliness, anxiety and depression by themselves.
Yahoo Life spoke with Dr. Jen Hartstein about the unique set of mental health challenges frontline workers, like doctors, nurses, EMTs and others who help keep things running, are facing during the coronavirus outbreak.
Stress levels are through the roof, more people are struggling with sleep issues and many are feeling just plain bored. While there are different ways to boost mental health right now, experts say there’s one tool that’s often overlooked: gardening.
Psychologist Jennifer Hartstein talked about mental health concerns during the coronavirus pandemic.
As the coronavirus outbreak continues, many people may be interested in looking to therapy to help ease stress and anxiety, but it can be difficult to know where to start. Dr. Jen Hartstein,
Clinical psychologist Jennifer Hartstein describes what you can do to keep your 2020 commitments and how to make New Year’s resolutions stick on NBC News.
Teens and technology go hand in hand, but the latest teen rebellion is a digital defiance, hiding photos and videos from their parents. Sneaky adolescents are now smuggling burner phones and using secret apps to sidestep parents trying to monitor their activity.
Suicide is a leading cause of death among teenagers, but it’s a tough topic for many parents to discuss with their kids. Jennifer Hartstein, a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with suicidal adolescents, joins
Teen suicide clusters (or contagions) are happening in communities across the country with kids starting at age 11 tragically taking their lives. We are living in a time when teen suicide has reached epic proportions.
Want to boost your mood this spring? Get cleaning - seriously! In addition to having a fresh and organized space, cleaning has been proven to improve your mood.
Dr. Jennifer Hartstein and Jessica Lahey joined MPR News to talk about snowplow parenting, what it is and how it affects children. They also gave some guidance for overeager parents who just want their children to succeed.
It’s ridiculously hard to watch your child struggle. But being a “fixer” could hurt them more.
It’s no secret that parents want their children to be successful. They’ve raised them and want to make sure they have the best opportunities in life. Different parents take this idea to different extremes, though.
Dr. Jennifer Hartstein spoke with Daily Mail TV about some scary things that are happening with your child’s videos. Watch what she had to say.