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  June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month,…

Positive shifts in societal acceptance of LGBTQ+ individuals have led LGBTQ+ youth to “come out” at younger developmental ages. However, if the youth is in an unsupportive or hostile environment…

According to the Pediatric Mental Health Institute, pediatric providers who rely solely on clinical judgment to identify patients with mental health concerns will only positively identify…

Alison Manning, MD is board certified in pediatrics, adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. She is an assistant professor at Duke University where she works on the inpatient…

May is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to reduce the stigma around …

Why NC-PAL?


The Problem

  • Of the 2.3 million youth in North Carolina, 384 thousand or 1…

Bipolar disorders cause unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, concentration, and the ability to carry out day-to-day…

Dr. Diaz Stransky obtained her medical degree in Mexico and did a postdoctoral research fellowship at Johns Hopkins/Kennedy Krieger in neurodevelopmental disorders. She trained at Yale in the…

Gary Maslow, MD is an Assistant Professor, Medical Director of the Duke Integrated Pediatric Mental Health Clinical Practice Unit, and Co-Chief of Duke’s Division of Child and Family Mental Health…

Health care providers and other professionals who care for patients need support too. The Emotional PPE Project and…