- June 20, 2018
Survivors of opioid overdose are at great risk of dying in the year after overdose, but the deaths are not always caused by drug use, a new study reveals.
- June 15, 2018
The Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) supports the New York State Office of Mental Health’s (OMH) mission to promote evidence-based practices (EBPs) to improve mental health services.
- June 12, 2018
Dr. Mark Olfson discusses his intriguing new original investigation in JAMA, “Prevalence of Prescription Medications With Depression as a Potential Adverse Effect Among Adults in the United States.”
In The Media
The country needs to take suicide and mental illness more seriously said Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, noting that depression and bipolar disorder can be treated successfullyand suicide is often preventable.
SourceKaiser Health News
“Very few PCPs are comfortable managing more serious conditions," says Dr. Mark Olfson. "In rural areas of the country. . .people with these conditions are at real risk.”
“It’s not something that spontaneously, abruptly happens without any preceding process,” said Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman. “The idea that #suicide is not preventable is completely fallacious.”
“Although the number of suicides that occur in clusters may be relatively small, they represent a class of suicides that may be particularly preventable,” said Dr. Madelyn Gould.
SourceNew York Times
"When I heard about Bourdain, I was sad for him and . . . for people who might be influenced by it,” said Dr. Madelyn Gould, who has studied “suicide contagion” for years.
SourceLos Angeles Times
- May 23, 2018
Dr. Ilana Nossel is the medical director and co-associate director of OnTrackNY and an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC).
- May 16, 2018
SAMHSA National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.
- May 11, 2018
Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) identified a specific receptor related to the neurotransmitter serotonin that could be targeted with drugs to boost memory.
- May 10, 2018
National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of children’s mental health and show that positive mental health is essential to healthy development.
- May 10, 2018
The 11th annual Gray Matters at Columbia Spring Benefit Luncheon was held at The Plaza Hotel on Thursday, April 26, 2018.
- May 3, 2018
Cognitive remediation can feasibly be implemented in large systems of care, according to researchers at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
- April 30, 2018
A new study suggests that when a specific approach to supported employment (Individual Placement and Support) is implemented well it is associated with higher employment rates sustained over time.
- April 27, 2018
A list of CUIMC/NYP/Weill Cornell affiliated faculty presentations at the 2018 American Psychological Association's annual meeting
- April 2, 2018
A Conversation With Dr. Jeremy Veenstra-Vanderweele About Autism Spectrum Disorder
- March 30, 2018
For World Bipolar Day, we spoke with Dr. Diana Samuel, assistant professor of psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, about the basics of this mental illness.