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Lessons learned from effects of containment policies could help to mitigate impact in future public health emergencies.
Project Engage trains lay community workers to deliver brief, evidence-based interventions for mental illnesses and addictions.
The best way to support women’s mental health is to implement policies that improve access to health care systems, family leave, food security, and housing, Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson said.
Source:The Wall Street Journal
Roughly 5% of adolescent girls suffered from eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia in 2020, said Dr. Evelyn Attia. The likely culprit: isolation and extended time on social media.
Source:MedscapeJuly 16, 2020
Dr. Lloyd Sederer discusses the impact of our fragmented mental health system during this pandemic and the importance of mental health to police reform.
- July 10, 2020
We spoke to Diana Samuel, MD about how to live peacefully among family members and roommates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source:New York TimesJuly 10, 2020
Dr. Anne Marie Albano speaks with the New York Times about the mental health challenges still faced by those with pre-existing conditions during this pandemic.
Source:Harvard Business ReviewJuly 6, 2020
Harvard Business Review highlights CopeColumbia which, among a number of support services, offers virtual peer support groups for frontline caregivers.
Source:Psychiatric TimesJuly 1, 2020
Dr. Philip Muskin speaks about ways to find relaxation in times of stress and anxiety.
- June 30, 2020
Coping Circles provide home-based support and resilience tele-group sessions to help people who are feeling overwhelmed by the pandemic and want to discuss, share their feelings and learn new skills.
Source:MedscapeJune 26, 2020
The perspective of three Columbia Psychiatry residents who were deployed in various services at the surge and the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- June 22, 2020
Columbia University's Adult Psychiatry Residency Program’s Class of 2020 celebrated its graduation on Wednesday, June 17.
Source:ViceJune 18, 2020
Dr. Yuval Neria discusses the coronavirus pandemic’s mental health consequences on the healthcare workers tasked with combating it.
- June 16, 2020
Dr. Yuval Neria of Columbia University Irving Medical Center speaks about PTSD during the COVID-19 pandemic.