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Gov. Kathy Hochul launched the first listening session at The New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Lessons learned from effects of containment policies could help to mitigate impact in future public health emergencies.
We spoke to Patrice Malone, MD, about her work with individuals struggling with psychiatric and substance use disorders, as well as her role as a director of the June Jackson Christmas Program.
In November 2021, Columbia Psychiatry stepped up as a leader in this field and named Elizabeth Ford, MD, to the newly created position of Director of Mental Health and Criminal Justice Initiatives.
Source:JAMA PsychiatrySeptember 16, 2020
The private sector is aggressively pursuing mental health and wellness as an investment opportunity, write Dr. Ravi Shah and Dr. Obianuju Berry.
Source:WITF NewsSeptember 1, 2020
"Why are police in this situation to begin with? That's not what they're trained for, and we see a lot of bad things happen as a result," said Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman.
Source:Columbia TribuneAugust 22, 2020
Excited delirium has no standard definition. The commonly cited characteristics include superhuman strength, imperviousness to pain and wild, uncontrollable behavior, said Dr. Paul S. Appelbaum.
- August 21, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman joined international researchers, clinicians, mental health experts, and services users to reflect on the challenges COVID-19 poses to mental health.
- August 14, 2020
Oops! If you missed the August 12th conversation with Dr. Patrice Harris and Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, moderated by Linda Rosenberg, we have it right here.
- August 10, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic first started, Columbia staff was notified that the possibility of redeployment could be their fate.
- August 6, 2020
Concerned about relapse and maintaining recovery, practitioners who specialize in eating disorders and patients are embracing teletherapy now that face-to-face sessions are less of an option.
- August 3, 2020
A look at COVID-19’s toll on healthcare workers including deployed psychiatric residents.
- July 30, 2020
Dr. Benjamin Suarez-Jimenez discusses the mental health effects that police brutality against Blacks has had on individuals and communities throughout America.
Source:USA TodayJuly 22, 2020
Dr. Sally Satel discusses how the media should cover subjects whose admitted psychiatric illnesses produce bizarre statements and actions.