Category: Michael Otto

In the UK, a DIY approach to mental health help

Associated Press Michael Otto, College of Arts & Sciences After crocheting a colorful blanket, Joan Ferguson snuggled up under it one night and proudly thought: “This is one groovy blanket. I’m brilliant.”… Expert quote: “The expectations of treatment are very different in the U.S. People think, ‘if I’m going to be paying for care, I […]

Why, Despite The Statistics, I Still Worry About My Kids

WBUR “CommonHealth” Michael Otto, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders I worry a lot about my kids. It’s the kind of worry — about their friends and peer pressure and just growing up — that wakes me at 3 am, and suddenly I’m Googling rare medical conditions that they don’t […]