The Adolescent Mental Health Journey and Digital Therapeutics

December 1, 2022
Hosted by Dr. Veirdre Jackson

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Episode Description

Reconciliation, reconnection, and support from within and from others, while important, can be difficult to achieve on our own. Join Dr. Benjamin Alouf, board certified Pediatrician and Chief Medical Officer at Limbix, on a Flip Side conversation about the role these factors and more play in a young person’s mental health journey. Dr. Alouf and the diverse team of clinicians, product designers, researchers, and engineers at Limbix are on a mission to make mental health treatment accessible to young people who need it the most, when and where they need it the most. He will share his knowledge about treatment options for adolescent depression, namely digital therapeutics. Digital therapeutics allow young people to feel more comfortable with their feelings and connect with mental health treatment, like cognitive behavioral therapy, which has been shown to be very effective in this population. Hear from Dr. Alouf the story of a digital therapeutic user who gained a deeper understanding of their feelings and symptoms with the guidance of a digital therapeutic. This Flip Side conversation will also delve into real issues young people in minority and marginalized communities are facing when accessing mental healthcare.

Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity

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Resilience isn’t about bouncing back, but bouncing forward. Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity brings powerful stories and fearless conversations from experts in the field of business, relationships, emotional, physical and mental health, and faith-based communities together to give practical insight on how there is always a flip side to every story. Each episode creates a brave space that combines proven lessons from neuroscience, powerful tools from authentic connection, key principles from life lessons, and practical promises from faith-based insights. Trauma, toxic stress, broken habits and hurting hearts don’t define destiny, but peace isn’t passive. It requires an exchange. To create a flip and access peace in the middle of the pieces, you are challenged to make an exchange of the lies that have kept you mentally hostage in basement moments for a Steps of Growth framework, which cultivates a shift toward growth planning and forward movement.

Dr. Veirdre Jackson

Dr. Veirdre Jackson is a woman pursuing her purpose and passion, to share her belief that she has survived her pain to be love and light for others on their journey to walk out their promise and live abundantly. As an author, speaker, veteran educator, trauma trainer, business consultant and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience, she has connected with thousands of men and women from around the country, cultivated leaders, forged community- based initiatives, built ministry teams and implemented relationship-based programs that deeply impact communities, organizations and individuals from the inside out. Her gift for turning complex concepts into practical approaches for healing shows up in her first book, 16 Principles for Abundant Living, which is a foundational guide for women’s empowerment. In her book and video series, Fearless Conversations with a Limitless God, women and men tackle breaking the cycle of toxic thoughts that keep individuals in hiding places.

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