Andrew Malekoff

Andrew Malekoff is the executive director of North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center, which provides comprehensive mental health services for children from birth through 24 and their families. Visit www.northshorechildguidance.org for more information.

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Making Memories With Music

When I was a child, almost every Sunday morning after bagels, my father drove me to the bar and grill he managed in Newark, NJ. It was called the P.O.N., which stood for the Pride...

Thank You

I know that I am not alone. When I write about the fact that I have cancer, it is not my intention to suggest that I am in any way unique. Although when I was...

No Fear, No Shame

Can you imagine what it would be like to feel no fear regardless of circumstance? I am not referring to being courageous or resolute in the face of grave danger. Rather, having no physiological response...

Father Of Many

My uncle died on May 18. He was 96 and my father’s youngest brother. I was close to him my whole life. Although his English name was Albert, he was known as Bummie (pronounced boom-ee). The...

A Sad Anniversary

Just the other day I was reminded that May marks the anniversary of one of the saddest trending tweets in Twitter history. The reminder was a photo posted on Instagram of a girl holding a...

Taking The Fight Out Of Food

Is your child a picky eater? Does her or his eating create tension in your home? What was your experience in being fed growing up? Were your parents overly involved? These are a few questions to...

Revisiting Flint

I have protested or testified before government bodies for issues including separating children at the border, school shootings and insurance parity for mental health and substance use disorders. I participated in a number of relief...

Schoolyard Bullying Goes Online

A recent study issued by the Pew Research Center reports that a majority of teenagers (59 percent) have experienced some kind of cyberbullying. The most common forms of harassment cited are name-calling and rumor-spreading. Other examples...

Giving Hearts

Why do people choose to support certain causes, while others look away? Sometimes it’s personal. A family member dies in hospice where their dignity was preserved in their final days. Other times it’s not as close...

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