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Smithers Center at Columbia University Irving Medical Center provides evidence-based care to individuals seeking treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.
Ryan Lawrence, MD, director of the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, discusses what individuals can expect during an ER visit.
Young people’s mental health has risen to the top of educators' concerns. School-based mental health programs can help.
Columbia researchers have found that exposure to too much dopamine during mid-adolescent causes changes in the brain that lead to aggressive and impulsive behaviors during adulthood.
- June 21, 2023
The New York State Summit on Youth Mental Health brought together youth, parents, and experts to explore the psychological and emotional challenges impacting the well-being of youth.
- June 7, 2023
In a Phase 2a clinical trial, Columbia researchers found that the drug AEFO117 significantly reduced the effects of cannabis in daily cannabis smokers.
- May 17, 2023
As therapists, when we’re at our best, we’re doing more than understanding and responding, the process requires an act of creativity, of imagination.
- May 5, 2023
A Columbia study finds that adolescents who use cannabis recreationally are two to four times as likely to develop psychiatric disorders then teens who don’t use cannabis at all.
- April 12, 2023
A Columbia psychiatrist co-chairs group establishing criteria for diagnosis and treatment.