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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.
Source:WNYCJuly 31, 2017
Dr. Paul Appelbaum explained that he is a strong proponent of mental health experts staying out of the pundit business.
Source:MANHATTAN TIMESJuly 27, 2017
As we increase our understanding of how the brain remembers and forgets, the potential for new therapies is thrilling, writes Dr. Kathy Pike.
Source:Psychiatric TimesJuly 27, 2017
Medication strategies should be used in conjunction with psychotherapy, write Drs. Brezing and Levin...
Source:New York PostJuly 27, 2017
Clients tell psychologist Dr. Deborah Glasofer, that keeping up with the “fad diet du jour” is driving them to eating disorders and depression.
Source:Allure MagazineJuly 27, 2017
Dr. Evelyn Attia notes that it often comes down to whether clinicians have a specific interest in eating disorders — if so, they seek out extra training...
Source:The AtlanticJuly 27, 2017
Dr. Jack Drescher says that there is no standardization of the practice, and what little research exists around it is poorly done and not subject to peer review.
Source:Huffington PostJuly 27, 2017
“When health care gets a cold, mental health care gets pneumonia,” says Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman. “The military has had a tsunami of mental health-related issues,”
Source:The New York TimesJuly 26, 2017
Dr. Catherine Lord said she did not know of another program for autistic students that was as comprehensive and well organized...
Source:AUTISM MAGJuly 26, 2017
Dr. Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele says “It is a bit of a leap... the potential mechanisms are quite unclear.”
- July 26, 2017
Accessing the Best in Mental Health Care Just Got Easier