Members, other Experts Share Advice about Schools Reopening and Mental Health Impact of COVID-19
"If their instincts tell them that that individual may be acting in a way that's less than usual, asking the question, 'Can I be of assistance?' or, 'Can I be of help' is really important. And very often, asking the child, 'Is there something wrong?' may not get you the answer you're looking for because the child may not endorse that. But, asking 'Is there anything I can do to be of help?' is often the best way to approach it," said Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care President and CEO Frank Ghinassi, PhD, ABPP, in an interview with NJTV News (August 18, 2020). Dr. Ghinassi is also Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health and Addiction Service Line, RWJBarnabas Health, and a member of the NJAMHAA Board of Directors and New Jersey Mental Health Institute Board of Trustees. Click here to read this entire article or watch a video of the broadcast.