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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.
- August 2, 2021
With the Summer Olympics underway, attention is focused on the pressure young athletes face.
- June 28, 2021
Columbia research finds that some cases of OCD are caused by damaging gene variants that, while rare, provide a needed starting point for the development of better therapeutics.
- May 26, 2021
A Columbia study looked at a short and promising approach that could encourage more health workers to get the mental health care they need via a method centered on a three-minute video.
- May 26, 2021
The study by Columbia psychiatrists also finds people with schizophrenia, overall, have a 4.5-fold increased risk of dying from suicide.
- May 20, 2021
Too much time spent on social media could increase depression, anxiety, and social isolation, especially among young people.
- May 19, 2021
An event from the Department of Psychiatry and School of Journalism explored the state of mental health in America’s children, adolescents, and young adults.
- May 18, 2021
The post-COVID Community Mental Health Project aims to promote wellness and increase access to behavioral health services in underserved New York City neighborhoods.
- May 6, 2021
Primary care physicians can help women deal with anxiety and depression, which are on the rise even as COVID cases decline, says Columbia physician Dr. Arthi Reddy.