Adjunct Associate Professor Michael Friedman insists that contrary to the ageist bias of today, it is possible to age well. Then he explores what “aging well” really means.
Professor Leopoldo Cabassa speaks out on the importance of breaking the silence surrounding those who are depressed, in this article just now published in El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico’s largest-circulation newspaper.
In the United States, more than half of people with serious mental illness do not get treatment at all. Perhaps if we addressed this crisis, we might also end up with fewer homicides, argues Adjunct Associate Professor Michael Friedman.
Two faculty members and the Director of Advising discuss the fit between social work and disaster response, and how it applies to this local tragedy.
Read the responses given by Adjunct Associate Professor Michael B. Friedman to a debate concerning the effectiveness of the U.S. policy of deinstitutionalization of mental health services, organized by MedPageToday.com.
In this pilot podcast, Professor Ron Mincy delivers thoughts on one of the summer’s racially charged events: the outcome of the trial for the shooting of African American youth Trayvon Martin. As it happens, the launch coincides with the 50th anniversary of the historical March on Washington, when Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.