Jacob Towery, MD, has observed an increase in depression and anxiety his own practice. Screen time, for example, has been negatively affecting teens’ sleep and attention. He offers parents concrete advice around modeling behavior and managing screen time.

He is Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry, and author of The Anti-Depressant Book: A Practical Guide for Teens and Young Adults to Overcome Depression and Stay Healthy. Books, Inc. will be selling, and Dr. Towery will be signing, his book at this event, which takes place on Wednesday Nov. 8 at 6:30 p, at the Hillview PAC. The program is geared towards parents/adults and open to the wider community

Read more about children and mental health, including a multi-angled article from teens for teens, written by the student journalists at M-A.

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MPAEF grants record $3.6 million to Menlo Park City School District

This week’s MPCSD School Board meeting had a full agenda, but one of the highlights was surely the presentation of a giant check—both in size and dollar amount—from smiling students. The kids delivered the check to the School Board and Superintendent Maurice Ghysels on behalf of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation (MPAEF). The grant has […]

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