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Cheryl L. Green, M.D.
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Dr. Cheryl L. Green is a lifestyle psychiatrist based in Southern California. She works part time at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine, and part time in her own private practice based in the greater Los Angeles area. She holds degrees from Harvard University (A.B.), Princeton University (Ph.D.), and Stanford University School of Medicine (M.D.). She is board-certified in Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Lifestyle Medicine. Her passion is inspiring others to achieve vibrant physical and mental health. She can be found online on her website, www.CherylLGreenMD.com.


According to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey released by the CDC in February of 2023, 57 percent of high school girls felt sad or hopeless in the past year; 30 percent considered suicide; 24 percent made a suicide plan; and 13 percent attempted suicide.

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