Responding to Self-Injurious Behaviors in Youth

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]ntentional self-injurious behaviors by young people naturally create panic and dismay among parents and professionals wanting to help stop these behaviors and find solutions. As a clinical therapist in a residential treatment facility working almost exclusively with adolescents for the past eight years, I have noticed an alarming rise in the number of youth who…

Youth, Suicide and How You Can Help

[dropcap]N[/dropcap]early everyone has been affected by suicide, and while it is a tragedy that certainly needs to be addressed, Greg Adams, licensed clinical social worker and program coordinator for the Center for Good Mourning and Bereavement at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, wants to be certain the topic is addressed properly. “Certainly and unfortunately the rate of…

Out of the Darkness

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]uicide prevention became a topic of discussion when Gov. Asa Hutchinson formed the Arkansas Suicide Prevention Council. Since then, local media have addressed the topic and a number of rallies have been held, and our company has chosen to address the topic as well. While suicide is difficult to discuss, it’s a subject that must…

C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., Invested in Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery

C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chair of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, was invested earlier this month in the Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery. Barnes, who graduated with honors from the College of Medicine in 1986 and completed his internship and residency in…