Search All News
Dr. Elkington is developing interventions to increase access to behavioral health services for youth on probation by building connections between the justice system and community-based care systems.
Opening remarks were delivered by Dr. Blair Simpson, interim chair of psychiatry at Columbia.
Columbia Psychiatry study paves the way for treatment techniques to help people adapt to the loss of a loved one.
Source:The Wall Street Journal
One report from Dr. Madelyn Gould found that nearly 90% of suicidal people surveyed who texted the lifeline thought the conversation was helpful, and nearly half reported being less suicidal.
Source:MSNBCApril 29, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman discusses the loss of colleague Dr. Lorna M. Breen to suicide and the toll the coronavirus is taking on the mental health of front line workers.
Source:InStyleFebruary 4, 2020
During pregnancy, hormone levels increase between six- and eight-fold, then in 24 hours after delivery they are gone. “That’s a real jolt to the central nervous system,” says Dr. Margaret G. Spinelli.
Source:ProtoJanuary 27, 2020
Some reports show that, “suicide and drug overdose actually cause more deaths than postpartum hemorrhage, cardiovascular events or other pregnancy-related medical problems,” says Dr. Kimberly Mangla.
Source:New York TimesJanuary 14, 2020
Dr. Mark Olfson said looking at large groups, instead of homing in on specific individuals, allows for other factors to affect the suicide rates — even if the study tried to control for some of them.
Source:U.S. NewsDecember 17, 2019
"Considering the high risk of suicide after nonfatal opioid overdose, this information could be especially valuable in suicide prevention efforts," Dr. Mark Olfson said.
Source:Daily MailDecember 17, 2019
'It's likely that the increasing use of illicit fentanyl has contributed to the rapid increase in unintentional opioid overdose deaths,' explained Dr Mark Olfson.
- December 17, 2019
Opioid-related suicides account for only 4% of opioid-related deaths, far below previous estimates of 20% to 30%, a new study from Columbia University has found.
- December 13, 2019
Dr. Randy P. Auerbach’s research is committed to improving our understanding of depression and suicide in adolescents.
Source:Wall Street JournalDecember 2, 2019
Dr. Katherine Shear has developed a 16-session treatment for complicated grief that focuses on helping the person accept the loss and find possibilities for pleasure.
- November 8, 2019
Dr. J. John Mann of Columbia University breaks down some of the key takeaways of this paper regarding the relationship between 922 prescription drugs and 43,978 suicidal events.