Did you know that medications are now being used to help treat alcohol abuse? Advancing science has always changed the way doctors treat mental health issues in their patients and today is no different. Dr. Timothy Wilens is the Chief of Child Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital joins Dr. Hallowell to talk about the current state of treatment options for issues like ADHD, substance use disorders, and anxiety. Dr. Wilens offers lots of advice for parents and talks about the latest medicines he employs to help his patients.
To get a copy of Dr. Wilen's book, Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications For Kids CLICK HERE.
This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. To schedule a campus tour CLICK HERE.