News: Mental Health Disorders

Statewide Opioid Overdose Prevention Study Introduced to Public

At an event in Low Library, Columbia scientists showed their passion for applying their expertise to the problem of opioid…

December 11, 2019 @ 11:55 pm

Cabassa and Stefančić to Evaluate Project Serving Philadelphia’s Homeless with Integrated Health Care and Housing

A new initiative sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has recruited Associate Professor Leopoldo J….

October 21, 2016 @ 9:45 pm

Caring for Family Members with Severe Mental Illness: Dr. Rachel Pruchno’s Story

Mental illness is back in the news with the revelation that a young German pilot deliberately brought down Germanwings Flight 9525 in the French Alps on March 24, killing all 150 on board. This report on a clinical ground rounds talk by Dr. Rachel Pruchno provides a useful framework for some of the issues under debate.

April 2, 2015 @ 10:43 pm

New Study Brings Healthy Lifestyle Intervention to Underserved Clients in Two Cities

Associate Professor Leopoldo J. Cabassa has been awarded an R01 grant from the NIMH to conduct a trial of a peer-led healthy lifestyle intervention for clients who have mental illness and are overweight or obese.

November 21, 2014 @ 10:39 pm

SWM-007: Social Work and the DSM-5, with Michael First and Janet Williams (2/2)

Welcome to Part 2 of our podcast featuring two DSM experts, Drs. Michael First and Janet Williams, talking about the implications of DSM-5 for social workers who deliver mental health services.

March 25, 2014 @ 7:56 pm

SWM-006: Social Work and the DSM-5, with Michael First and Janet Williams (1/2)

The impact of the release of the DSM-5 last year is still being felt. In this podcast, two DSM experts, Drs. Michael First and Janet Williams, discuss the key changes that appear in this edition and their implications for social workers in mental health fields.

March 6, 2014 @ 12:15 am

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