TODAY Special: Mind Matters
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Carson Daly sits down with kids and experts on TODAY to discuss the toll the pandemic has taken on their mental health.
How Do I Know if My Teen Is OK?
In the pandemic, many of the traditional measures that indicate a teen is thriving have been rendered irrelevant. Jennifer Hartstein, an adolescent psychologist in New York who specializes in anxiety and depression, said that in the absence of “age-old markers” of wellness, “we have to pivot and look at kids differently.”
The COVID Teen Crisis! How to Figure Out if Your Child Is in Trouble
Dr. Jen Hartstein was featured on The Doctors TV, where she shares the difference between self-harm and suicidal ideation in adolescents.
5 tips for parents coping with back-to-school anxieties
Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health contributor and practicing psychologist, shares 5 tips for parents coping with back-to-school anxieties.
The anxiety you’re feeling around back-to-school is normal, even if you’re not a student
Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health contributor and practicing psychologist, shares her feelings on how back-to-school anxiety is normal, even if you’re not a student.
Why you shouldn’t feel guilty taking time off from work during the pandemic
Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health contributor and practicing psychologist, explains why people shouldn’t feel guilty taking time off from work during the pandemic.
5 tips to stop feeling hopeless in uncertain times
Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health contributor and practicing psychologist, shares 5 tips to stop feeling hopeless in uncertain times.
Outdoor dining, summer travel, haircuts: How experts are assessing risk during the pandemic
Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health contributor and practicing psychologist, shares the risks she is willing (and not willing) to take these days during the pandemic.
Here’s what an expert says to do if an ex wants to reconnect during coronavirus crisis
Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health contributor and practicing psychologist, reveals that feeling stressed or conflicted after hearing from an ex is perfectly normal.
Brides are switching gears for their summer weddings: ‘I never had a back-up plan for an international pandemic’
The determination to say “I do” this summer hasn’t waned, and with states easing shelter-in-place restrictions regarding weddings, churches and other venues, the show will go on — with a few significant adjustments.
A mental health guide to watching the news: ‘You have a human right to decide how much is enough’
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.
Feeling anxious about your state reopening? An expert reveals how to cope
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.
Parenting During the Pandemic: Supporting Teens, Tweens and Ourselves Through Challenging Times
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.
What is ‘quarantine fatigue’ and what can you do to fight it?
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.
Coping with grief, loss and mourning during Coronavirus crisis
Dr. Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health Contributor, spoke to Yahoo Life about how she recommends people approach these difficult situations.
Is it time to see other people? Doctors share advice on expanding your quarantine circle
Jen Hartstein, a psychologist and Yahoo Life Mental Health Contributor, shared her thoughts on the types of things to consider when making your decision.
An expert reveals how to fight off loneliness while quarantining alone
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.
Frontline workers are facing a mental health crisis
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.
Why the simple act of gardening can boost your mental health
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.
Jennifer Hartstein on Mental Health and the Coronavirus Pandemic
Psychologist Jennifer Hartstein talked about mental health concerns during the coronavirus pandemic.