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Googling for financial issues and disaster help rose sharply early in the COVID-19 pandemic and may portend a future increase in suicides, Columbia researchers found.
Madelyn Gould’s research into the effectiveness of suicide hotlines helped pave the way for 988, a new nationwide suicide hotline number that will become operational in 2022.
With high precision, a new algorithm predicts which patients treated for traumatic injuries in the emergency department will later develop post-traumatic stress disorder.
- June 23, 2020
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, health care workers on the front lines had high levels of acute stress, anxiety, and depression.
- June 3, 2020
Primary care providers have expanded access to buprenorphine for adults, but use of the opioid addiction treatment has decreased among the youngest patients, Columbia researchers have found.
- April 8, 2020
CopeColumbia provides faculty and staff with support services and guidance for stress management, psychological support, and emotional fatigue arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
- March 23, 2020
Psychologist Anthony Puliafico offers some helpful advice for practicing self-care, helping patients problem solve, and not worrying yourself sick.
- March 11, 2020
Researchers across Columbia University—including psychiatrists, data scientists, social workers, and engineers—are combining their efforts to address the opioid and substance use crisis.
- March 11, 2020
About 13% of pregnant women who are depressed use cannabis, while only 4% of pregnant women without depression do, according to a new study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
- February 21, 2020
Three CUIMC students have already put their naloxone training into action and saved the lives of strangers who had overdosed on opioids.
- February 3, 2020
Non-medical cannabis use—including frequent or problematic use—is more common in adults with pain than in those without pain, a new study from Columbia University has found.
- January 22, 2020
Prescriptions for buprenorphine, an opioid addiction medication, have increased in all age groups but the young, a new study has found.