September is here! The heat is finally starting to die down, and the colorful leaves are heralding the coming fall. Rivia Mind is busy as ever participating in mental health support and awareness with our community. We recently sent out a newsletter to those subscribed explaining what we would be up to this month. Here’s a breakdown of our 2023 September Newsletter.
College can have a tremendous impact on a student's mental health. Dana Wang, M.D., Rivia Mind psychiatrist and Co-founder/CEO shares ways to prepare to protect your mental health as you write college essays, apply for financial aid, or once you’ve chosen a college and are preparing for the transition from high school. Read Dr. Wang's feature in Charlie Health "Top Tips for College Mental Health Success, According to Mental Health Professionals" here.
As we move into August, we thank you for sharing this summer with us. The team at Rivia Mind has celebrated summer social events, welcomed new team members, and shared insights with the mental health industry and world at large. Let’s break down the news for the summer so far in our August 2023 Newsletter.
Our Co-founder and CEO, Dana Wang, M.D., was featured in a VeryWell Mind article, "Echoism: The Narcissism Response You Haven’t Heard of". Learn more about Echoism and the impact it can have on relationships here.
"Devi’s best 'Never Have I Ever' relationship is with her therapist" Dana Wang, MD, CEO/Co-Founder and Psychiatrist, was featured in an article on Salon about main character Devi in Netflix's show, Never Have I Ever. Read the article here.
"We love to be seen and get validated by others. All the same tricks people use to help themselves become more physically fit apply to being financially fit as well." Dana Wang, MD, CEO/Co-Founder and Psychiatrist, was featured in U.S. News & World Report "How to Adopt a Better Money Mindset" sharing her insights along with some strategies you can use to improve your mindset on saving money. Read the article here.
June was a big month, with summer in full bloom, sunny and long lasting days, and exciting celebrations of diversity and activism. At Rivia Mind, June was an opportunity to look at the ways we could better serve the diverse communities we interact with by providing a high quality of mental healthcare. Take a look in our July 2023 Newsletter.
"I hope AI therapy is subject to intensive testing not just for short-term outcomes but also for its long-term impact on our society as a whole." Dana Wang, MD, CEO/Co-Founder and Psychiatrist, was featured in Forbes "AI For Mental Health: Pros, Cons And Considerations For Businesses" discussing artificial intelligence in the mental health space. Read the article here.
Dana Wang, MD, CEO/Co-Founder and Psychiatrist, was featured in Matador Network "How To Say Goodbye To Social Media FOMO and Travel for Real" discussing the importance of being less digitally connected. Read the article here.
Anthony Motsinger, COO, was featured in an article in DecisionHealth "Not just for Pride: LGBTQ outreach improves care, builds patient population" discussing the importance of LGBTQ+ inclusion not just for the month of June, but year round. Read the article here.
At Rivia Mind, we believe in constantly improving what we do with new mental health providers, new services, as well as opportunities to engage with local communities. May has been a busy month for us on many fronts, and we’re excited to share everything we’ve been up to in our June 2023 Newsletter.
Dr. Dana Wang sat down with ALL IN Miami's Amit Bhuta to talk about Rivia's Miami office, the anxieties of buying and selling a house, the stress of moving, and how to manage unexpected tragedies such as the Surfside building collapse. Watch the full interview here.
Dr. Dana Wang offers tips on how to safely introduce your newborn to friends and family in Blood & Milk.
Dr. Raymond Raad shares a secret for a happy marriage: Maintain a Growth Mindset, in Fatherly's "One Piece of Marriage Advice Everyone Should Know."
We couldn't help but wonder... can you be friends with an ex? In Bustle's "7 Times it's OK For Your Partner to be Friends With Their Ex," Dr. Dana Wang helps answer the age old question.
Interested in stopping your antidepressant medication? Don't do anything until you read "There's No Perfect Way to Wean Yourself off of Antidepressants" in Verywell Health, featuring advice from Rivia's own Dr. Raymond Raad. If you have questions or concerns about stopping your antidepressants, or your medication in general, please contact us.
Dr. Raad also contributed tips for the Parade magazine article "It's Been a Tough Year -- Here are 125 Ways to Show Moral Support for the People You Care About." Tell us which tips you use to support a loved one!
Also in March, Dr. Raymond Raad answered the question of "How Has Anxiety Changed in the Past Year?" during the COVID-19 pandemic on Zocdoc's The Paper Gown blog.
What You've Missed
Dr. Dana Wang had a busy March talking about the emotional affects and societal expectations on maternal health on the Fit As A Fiddle podcast. Take a listen and let us know what you think, or if you have any questions.
Dr. Wang sat down for a chat with Jessica Moore on CBS News NY regarding how to support the AAPI community
during this time of crisis.