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Sep 6, 2018

Deconstructing Stigma: We Save Each Other

The following story features Mary S., a 16-year-old student from Massachusetts and participant in our Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life mental health public awareness campaign. Told through the eyes of its participants,...

Aug 29, 2018

Go Fetch Wellness: Examining the Impact of Pet Therapy

On Friday, September 14, 2018, Jeff Fink, a volunteer in McLean’s Deconstructing Stigma mental health awareness campaign and an animal therapy advocate, will be on our Belmont campus to deliver a special lecture on how animals can contribute...

Aug 15, 2018

Making a Difference: 2018 Altschule and Tibbetts Awards Announced

Kevin Norris, MHS, Receives Julia Altschule Award For 2018, Kevin Norris, MHS, is the recipient of the Julia Altschule Award. Given annually to a mental health specialist or staff nurse who has worked at McLean for two years or longer and who...

Aug 15, 2018

Celebrating History at Final Nursing Alumni Association Meeting

Reflections of a Proud Tradition Dr. Beverly Bartlett, President, McLean Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association On May 19, 2018, a proud tradition ended. For 136 years, there has been a connection between McLean Hospital and the graduates...

Aug 15, 2018

Spring Nurses’ Day Conference Focuses on Suicide Prevention

Continuing its long tradition of offering twice-a-year professional development opportunities, the McLean Hospital Nursing Department presented its Spring 2018 Nurses’ Day Conference on Friday, May 11, in Pierce Hall. The daylong program,...

Aug 8, 2018

Pathways Academy: Meeting the Needs of Students With Autism

“Every child deserves and must have the opportunity to learn and reach their full potential…” Started in 2000, McLean Hospital’s Pathways Academy is a year-round school designed and dedicated to meeting the psychological,...

Aug 1, 2018

Above and Beyond: Campaign for McLean Hospital Impact Report

The $100 million Campaign for McLean Hospital was McLean’s first comprehensive philanthropic campaign. More than 6,000 generous supporters contributed to the effort which ended early and surpassed its goal. Every gift, large and small,...

Jul 25, 2018

World-Class Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder

McLean Hospital combines the highest quality care, research, and clinical training to provide unparalleled specialty services for adolescents and adults living with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Offering individual and family services that...

Jul 19, 2018

Promoting Awareness During MRI Safety Week

From July 22 to July 28, McLean Hospital and institutions around the world will take part in MRI Safety Week. During the week, technologists, imaging professionals, and others will participate in events and activities aimed at increasing awareness...

Jul 13, 2018

2018-2019 McLean Fellowship Awardees

McLean Hospital has announced the recipients of 12 fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year. These fellowships are made possible through a combination of generous support from donors and internal funding resources. McLean Hospital is grateful to...

Jul 6, 2018

Chaplaincy Returns to McLean Hospital

The Spirituality and Mental Health Program’s Michael A. Carter, MAPM, came to McLean Hospital in the fall of last year to become McLean’s new chaplain—the first chaplain here in more than 25 years. According to Carter, the return...

Jun 29, 2018

In Memoriam: Christina Bonello

Christina “Chrissy” Bonello, director of Information Technology for the McLean Imaging Center and an associate in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 22, 2018. After earning her BS in Biomedical...

Jun 28, 2018

McLean Hospital Donates Defibrillators to Town of Ashburnham

On June 22, 2018, McLean Hospital donated defibrillators to the Ashburnham, Massachusetts, fire and police departments. The donations were in recognition of the town’s support of McLean Hospital during the many years that McLean’s...

Jun 26, 2018

In Memoriam: Stephen Louis Washburn, MD

Stephen Louis Washburn, MD, a member of the McLean community for 60 years, died peacefully at home of lung cancer on June 21, 2018. He was 93. Dr. Washburn came to McLean as a third-year resident in 1956. After completing his residency training, he...

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