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My answers to questions on this blog do not constitute medical advice, but are merely meant to create an educational forum for consumers. It is always best to discuss these issues with your health care provider.
Will Presidential Candidates Oppose Prosecuting Children As Adults?
August 6 2016

On any given night in America, more than 5,000 children are held in adult jails and prisons. Youth offenders held in adult prisons receive the lowest rate of supportive and therapeutic services in the criminal justice system despite the fact that as many as 70 percent of them have a diagnosable mental health disorder. Health […]

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10 foods to boost your brainpower
July 24 2016

Eating well is good for your mental as well as your physical health. The brain requires nutrients just like your heart, lungs or muscles do. But which foods are particularly important to keep our grey matter happy and healthy? Source: 10 foods to boost your brainpower

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Creating a Successful Consulting Business: Things I’ve Learned Over The Last 10 Years. A 6-part webinar series!
July 14 2016

Hey everybody! If you’re reading this blog, you probably know that I am always super busy providing consulting and education services to individuals and organizations both domestically and internationally. Can you believe I started this business 10 years ago?! (No old jokes please!) One day, I was being my usual wordy self as I commented […]

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Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Me and Nzinga A. Harrison MD, LLC
July 8 2016

In the last three days, we watched police shoot Alton Sterling at point blank range while they had him pinned to the ground.  We saw Philando Castile die in front seat of his car, shot four times by a policeman while  his fiancée and four-year old child watched.  We saw footage of chaos as snipers picked off policeman at […]

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Why criminal justice should be part of fostering public health
June 22 2016

  Last Monday, June 13, 2016, as part of the work I do with Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform, I had the pleasure of sitting on a panel sponsored by the American Medical Association’s Medical Affairs Section. The title of the session was Social Determinants of Health. Reverend Carmin Frederick opened with an emotional personal […]

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LIVE WEBINAR SERIES– Creating a Successful Consulting Business: Things I’ve Learned Over the Last 10 Years
June 20 2016

Hey everybody! If you’re reading this blog, you probably know that I am always super busy providing consulting and education services to individuals and organizations both domestically and internationally.  Can you believe I started this business 10 years ago?!  (No old jokes please!) One day, I was being my usual wordy self as I commented […]

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Career Coaching FAQ
May 20 2016

Below are some frequently asked questions regarding career coaching appointments with Dr. Harrison. What Can I Expect From A Career Coaching Appointment? Mentoring sessions follow a comfortable, but structured format.  If this is the first time you and Dr. Harrison are meeting, you will spend the first part of the session getting to know each […]

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VISIBLE: LGBTQ PEOPLE OF THE CARIBBEAN AND DIASPORA
May 10 2016

You may remember when Caitlyn Jenner made her transition and came out to the world, I did several radio shows and print articles praising her for what I felt would save LGBTQ lives.  I even wrote a blog emphasizing that 43% of transgender teens have attempted suicide and that it is our responsibility to stop the culture […]

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Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Authentic Success
May 4 2016

Alrighty, today I started Chapter 8 which is interestingly titled “Authentic Success.”  I’m only two paragraphs in and already looking forward to what’s coming next.  I took a sneak peek forward and the chapter is going to address many aspects of success including (but not limited to) defining success, the effects of overstretching our children, […]

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Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Unspoken Criticism
May 1 2016

So this chapter is focusing on the importance of using criticism constructively.  This nugget is about the ways we unintentionally criticize our kids — even without using words.  There’s a great example in the book — I won’t copy and paste it here since you should totally buy the book for yourself, but let’s say […]

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