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"It is important to know that change takes time. Progress is not always linear; relapses or slips are often a part of the process," says Dr. Aimee Chiligiris.
We spoke to Dr. Marisa Spann about her work in early childhood psychiatry, her new role in the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and having honest, direct conversations about race.
Dr. Stephanie Le Melle discusses her current work, what drew her to psychiatry, inclusion and diversity, and recruiting and retaining underrepresented members in our faculty and training programs.
Coronavirus Updates from Columbia Psychiatry
- November 30, 2020
"Our guidance emphasizes the importance of building resilience in families. We should instead focus on “what’s strong” and consistently build those factors," said Dr. Evelyn Berger-Jenkins.
Source:Rolling StoneNovember 24, 2020
Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by episodes of binge eating followed by compensatory behaviors aimed at preventing weight gain, most commonly vomiting, explains Dr. Evelyn Attia.
- November 16, 2020
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded $32 million to the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry to address opioid use disorders and stimulant use disorders.
Source:BusinesswireNovember 16, 2020
“The COVID-19 pandemic will be accompanied by a wave of mental health consequences for children, adolescents, and families,” said Dr. Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele.
Source:ABC NewsNovember 15, 2020
"Police are not clinicians," said Dr. Stephanie LeMelle. "Asking them to make a clinical assessment or to intervene with a person who is experiencing emotional distress is not reasonable."
- November 13, 2020
This year’s Eric D. Hadar Distinguished Lecture will take place on November 18th, 2020 with Dr. Dorothy Hatsukami, who will present, “Tobacco Harm Reduction: Controversies and a Path Forward.”
Source:The HillNovember 11, 2020
“New York City is changing the outdated and dangerous use of police that too often has led to injury and even death," said Linda Rosenberg, MSW.