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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:scienceAugust 21, 2019
"It's not a fact-finding mission, like we're kind of blindly throwing a spear," Dr. Randy Auerbach says. Instead, MAPS relies on established theories and data on suicidal behavior.
Source:Bloomberg NewsFebruary 5, 2019
“Most people inhibit suicide. They find a reason not to do it,” Dr. Mark Underwood says.
Source:New York TimesNovember 30, 2018
Dr. Michael Grunebaum thinks the drug should no longer be relegated to a last-line treatment. “It makes sense that it move up in the treatment algorithm in E.R.s and inpatient units,” he said.
Source:Psychiatric TimesApril 25, 2018
Approximately a million Puerto Ricans are expected to present with PTSD in the next 2 years and hundreds will die by suicide as a result of the hurricane writes Dr. Cesar Alfonso.
- December 14, 2017
Ketamine was significantly more effective than a commonly used sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts in depressed patients, according to researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
- April 3, 2017
New findings suggest that American adults who survive deliberate self-harm are at increased risk of suicide in the first year after such an event.