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Mental Health

Spotlight Series

Dangerous Diagnosis: How the Legal System Fails Those with Mental Illness

Join us for a conversation with Matt Collinson, MHS '17, as he discusses how and why individuals with mental health and substance use disorders are pulled into the prison system and how disparities in access to treatment perpetuate a significant public health concern. 

Original air date: March 7, 2023

Spotlight Series

A Life Simulation Setting: Delivering Comprehensive Care to Neurodivergent Young People

Join Rick Silver, MD, ScM ’83, as he discusses how he delivers comprehensive care through “a life simulation setting”, which includes executive function skill building, medication, and family involvement resulting in the skills needed for independence. 

Original air date: July 21, 2022

Spotlight Series

Strategies for Supporting Adolescent Mental Health

Join us for a panel discussion on how anxiety and depression are identified, why we’re seeing an increase in cases, and what intervention methods can be adopted to support the health and well-being of young people.

Original air date: March 3, 2022

Spotlight Series

Impact of Migration on Physical and Mental Health

This facilitated conversation will focus on the mental and physical health risk to migrants worldwide, from pre-migration to post-migration. Panelists will discuss the data surrounding the immigrant health paradox, acculturation, and the medical and legal advocacy work that is being done in the United States to address the health of the refugee and migrant populations with which the panelists engage. 

Original air date: March 1, 2022