Dr LLoyd Sederer

Girl On The Edge - A film review by Dr. Lloyd Sederer

Girl On The Edge – A film review Lloyd I. Sederer, MD Take a 15 year old girl and add in divorced parents, an estranged and likely unstable mother, an exploitative 18 year old boyfriend, drugs and sex and what do you have? A sadly far too common story familiar to and lived by countless families across this country. This time the family was that...

‘Not for Human Consumption’ - synthetic psychoactive drugs

 ‘Not for Human Consumption’ — The Glut of Synthetic Psychoactive Drugs on the Horizon European Contraband The Scourge of Synthetic Drugs We have heard a lot about K2 (Spice, Black Mamba and other quaint names), the synthetic “marijuana” that has been ravaging people and cities. And about Ecstasy and other illegal stimulants that...

‘No Letting Go’: A Film Review

There is no letting go when you have a sick child. But the journey from illness onset to getting effective treatment and on to recovery (for the fortunate) — and the tribulations along the way — is different when the illness is a serious mental disorder‎. One in five youth will develop a mental illness, half of them by the time they are...