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The COVID-19 Northern Manhattan Community Mental Wellness Corps, a new initiative to address mental health disparities in Northern Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, has received federal funding.
New survey reveals that pediatric emergency departments need more guidance to help children and adolescents with mental health crises.
Despite strong evidence that medication is the most effective treatment for opioid use disorder, only one in four people in need receive it, a Columbia study reports.
- September 29, 2021
Columbia Psychiatry's Caroline Arout uses quantitative sensory testing, or QST, for assessing the effectiveness of cannabis for therapeutic uses.
- September 21, 2021
The National Academy of Medicine named Hankerson one of ten 2021 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine—scholars who are poised to shape the future of science, medicine, and health equity.
- September 9, 2021
The risk of late-term stillbirth is three times higher for women who use both tobacco and alcohol during pregnancy, a new study has found.
- September 5, 2021
Research after 9/11 has helped psychiatry better understand the mental health impact of terrorism on those grieving lost loved ones and even those who witness events through the media.
- August 30, 2021
Researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons are leading the first U.S. trial of an experimental vaccine designed to treat an opioid use disorder.
- August 11, 2021
With the help of brain imaging and a clip from the “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” Columbia psychiatrists have discovered a part of the human brain necessary for understanding social interactions.
- August 11, 2021
A new study found that post-infection, Danish people diagnosed with Lyme disease had a 28% higher rate of mental disorders and were twice as likely to have attempted suicide.