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Dr. Jessica Garrett Discusses Teacher Depression on TV20

Dr. Jessica Garrett of Birmingham Maple Clinic appeared on TV 20 to discuss teacher depression. Jessica is an active Nationally Certified School Psychologist and former elementary school teacher. She has specialized training in school-related psychological evaluations/interventions, autism evaluations/interventions, and infant/toddler mental health and assessments. Dr. Garrett helped parents to identify how if their child may be […]

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How to Overcome Sunday Sadness

Birmingham Maple Clinic therapist, Carrie Krawiec, featured on DailyWorth.com in “How to Cope With Sad Sundays” by Natasha Burton. To read the DailyWorth blog article in its entirety, please click here. Below are some causes of Sunday Sadness and some solutions to the start of the week blues. There are a variety of reasons why […]

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Suicide Prevention: Because Silence Hurts Us All

September is recognized as Suicide Prevention Month. September 8-14, 2014 is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Week and September 10, 2014 is World Suicide Prevention Day. According to ActiveMinds.org the theme this year is “Silence Hurts Us All.” Because of shame and stigma many people suffer with depression and other mental illness in silence. Mental illness […]

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How Do Rich and Famous People Get Depressed?

As a mental health clinic, we understand that laughter can sometimes be medicine.  If that is true, then there was likely no greater practitioner of it than the late Robin Williams.   His work brought laughter, joy, and fantasy to millions in a way that can’t be equaled.  This is why his untimely death has affected […]

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Postpartum Depression: A Concern for Fathers, too

In a study from Northwestern University published yesterday in the journal Pediatrics uncovers the risk of postpartum depression to new fathers. The study, which analyzed health data on 10,623 young men, ages 24 to 32, found symptoms of depression increased on average by 68% over the first five years of fatherhood for men. The depression […]

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Birmingham Maple Clinic Talks Depression on the Bloomfield Township Bottom Line

Handling Depression from Bloomfield Township on Vimeo. BMC’s Carrie Krawiec was recently featured on the Bloomfield Township Bottom Line, a local television show that raises awareness for issues that the community faces as a whole. Carrie was asked to talk about depression, and how to recognize it within friends and family. Carrie and host Cindy […]

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Depression Screening Day on Fox 2 News Detroit w/ BMC’s Carrie Krawiec

As a part of National Depression Screening Day, Carrie Krawiec, therapist at Birmingham Maple Clinic appeared as an expert on Fox 2 News Detroit on October 10, 2013. Carrie was interviewed by Fox 2 News reporter, Anqunette Jamison on the topic of teen depression. National Depression Screening Day raises community awareness, screens people for depression […]

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Teen Depression Viral Video, National Depression Screening Day, and BMC’s Appearance on Fox 2 News

At a recent TEDxYouth event, 19-year-old Kevin Breel stood up in front of the audience and said “I suffer from depression.” In the 11 minute viral video, shown below, this emerging stand-up comedian explained what it felt like to grow up with a mental illness. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a global set of conferences […]

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Social Media Depression: Birmingham Maple Clinic’s Carrie Krawiec on the Dr. Nandi Show!

Birmingham Maple Clinic therapist, Carrie Krawiec, LMFT, spoke on the “Ask Dr. Nandi” set on September 29, 2013. Dr. Nandi, a Detroit-area gastroenterologist, author, speaker, educator and patient advocate, hosts a daily T.V. show which emphasizes his values of empathy and treatment of the “whole patient” — mind and body. In line with Dr. Nandi’s […]

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BMC’s Carrie Krawiec to be Interviewed on “Ask Dr. Nandi” about Social Media Depression

We are very pleased and excited to announce that our very own Carrie Krawiec will be featured on the highly anticipated “Ask Dr. Nandi” Show on The Impact Network.  The episode will be focusing on the rise of social media depression and how to treat it. For more background information about social media depression, read […]

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Social Media Depression: Do you have the Facebook Blues?

The Problem Does seeing how many friends, likes and comments a friend has on their social media sites get you down? Surfing Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and seeing your friends’ engagements, babies, trips, losses, jobs, via pictures and status updates can cause an overwhelming swirl of emotions. Often people report experiencing sadness looking at the […]

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Paris Jackson Suicide Attempt

Last week, 15 year old teen, Paris Jackson attempted suicide. Paris remains under psychiatric evaluation after cutting her wrists with a kitchen knife and swallowing up to 20 ibuprofen pills at home in Calabasas, Calif. Despite her best efforts to lead a normal life, Jackson, who in 2009 lost her father, the legendary Michael Jackson, […]

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Murder-suicides in Metro Detroit

Three murder-suicides in the last few days around Metro- Detroit this week have shocked loved ones, neighbors, and co-workers close to those harmed as well as the general public.  Police and domestic violence experts are trying to put the pieces together to explain such shocking similar crimes in neighboring communities. Although the rates of domestic […]

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