One drug is the “perfect storm” for southeast Texas

One drug is the “perfect storm” for southeast Texas

Joy Schmitz, PhD, Louis A. Faillace professor and director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction (CNRA) in the...

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Vaping dangers among teens

Vaping dangers among teens

Michael Weaver, MD, professor and medical director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction, discusses the dangers vaping has...

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Team sports may help children deal with trauma

Team sports may help children deal with trauma

Leslie Taylor, PhD, was interviewed by Fox 26 News about how participating in team sports could help kids better cope...

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Secondhand drinking? Alcohol can harm more than just the user

Secondhand drinking? Alcohol can harm more than just the user

Michael Weaver, MD, professor and medical director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction, discusses secondhand drinking on FOX...

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Groundbreaking for largest academic psychiatric hospital in the country

UTHealth leaders and government officials broke ground on the UTHealth Continuum of Care Campus for Behavioral Health yesterday. News of...

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Sintomas y tratamientos para problemas de atencion en menores

Sintomas y tratamientos para problemas de atencion en menores

Segundo Robert-Ibarra, MD, was interviewed by Univision Houston Channel 45 about the diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Many Houstonians feel anxious when it rains

Many Houstonians feel anxious when it rains

Summer Danner, MA, was interviewed by KHOU-TV Channel 11 about how viewers dealing with anxiety during storms after Hurricane Harvey can access...

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The science of addiction

The science of addiction

Michael Weaver, MD, was quoted in a Good Housekeeping magazine print story about the science of addiction.

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Social media addiction among children

Social media addiction among children

On Edicion Digital, Univision Houston Channel 45's noontime show, Segundo Ibarra, MD, discussed social media addiction among children.

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Bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder

Joao de Quevedo, MD, PhD, was interviewed by KPRC Radio Fifty+ show host Doug Pike for a 10-minute segment on bipolar disorder.

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Postpartum breakthrough; new drug treats severe symptoms

Postpartum breakthrough; new drug treats severe symptoms

Sudhakar Selvaraj, MD, PhD, was interviewed by KTRK-TV Channel 13 about the FDA's approval of the first drug to treat postpartum depression....

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FDA approves Spravato, a fast-acting antidepressant nasal spray

FDA approves Spravato, a fast-acting antidepressant nasal spray

Rodrigo Machado-Vieira, MD, PhD, was quoted in TMC News about esketamine, a fast-acting antidepressant spray that was just approved by the Food...

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Replacing a Pill with an App

Replacing a Pill with an App

Elizabeth Newlin, MD, and psychiatry program manager Summer Danner were interviewed for a TMC News story on a new digital cognitive behavioral...

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Sleep apps: are they effective in getting you needed rest?

Sleep apps: are they effective in getting you needed rest?

Justin Wong, MD, and Leslie Taylor, PhD, spoke with FOX 26 News this morning about the effectiveness of apps that can help...

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Shining a light on eating disorders

Shining a light on eating disorders

In connection with National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Luca Lavagnino, MD, PhD, spoke to a FOX 26 News reporter about the dangers...

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New treatment for depression

New treatment for depression

Sudhakar Selvaraj, MD, PhD, and a patient were interviewed by KTRK-TV Channel 13 for a story about transcranial magnetic stimulation for people...

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UTHealth plans to build new mental health hospital

UTHealth plans to build new mental health hospital

Giuseppe Colasurdo, MD; Melissa Allen, DO; and Stephen Glazier, MBA, were quoted in a story about the new UTHealth Continuum...

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Opioid crisis

Opioid crisis

Michael Weaver, MD, was interviewed on FOX 26 News this morning about the rise in opioid overdose deaths.

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Teen murder suicide

Teen murder suicide

Iram Kazimi, M.D., spoke to KTRK-Channel 13 reporter Steve Campion about teen suicide, including possible signs that might alert parents,...

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Growing Up in America

Growing Up in America

Melissa Goldberg, Psy.D., spoke on Children At Risk radio show Growing Up in America about trauma and resilience in children after natural...

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When a child asks: What do I do if someone points a gun at me?

When a child asks: What do I do if someone points a gun at me?

Elizabeth Newlin, M.D., was quoted in a Washington Post story about how parents should discuss active shooter situations with their children

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VERIFY: Is Ritalin linked to school violence?

VERIFY: Is Ritalin linked to school violence?

Cristian Zeni, M.D., Ph.D., was interviewed by KHOU-TV Channel 11 for an online story debunking a claim linking Ritalin to violence.

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How Might Harvey Affect Houstonians’ Thoughts On Future Storms?

How Might Harvey Affect Houstonians’ Thoughts On Future Storms?

Leslie Taylor, Ph.D., was interviewed on Houston Matters, the noontime talk show of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, about whether Houstonians...

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Survey finds unprecedented psychological distress after Harvey

Survey finds unprecedented psychological distress after Harvey

Stephen Linder, Ph.D., and Jair Soares, M.D., Ph.D., were included in a front-page Houston Chronicle story about the unprecedented levels...

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