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Apr 21, 2014

Reaching More People by Transforming McLean SouthEast

On a quiet cul-de-sac nestled in the small town of Middleborough, Massachusetts, McLean Hospital has transformed a former nursing home into a cutting-edge psychiatric care facility. The site is the new home to McLean SouthEast (MSE), the most...

Apr 21, 2014

McLean Leaders Draw Accolades

Joseph Coyle Earns the Julius Axelrod Prize McLean Hospital Chief Scientific Officer Joseph Coyle, MD, was recognized by the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) with the Julius Axelrod Prize during its annual conference in November 2013. The Julius...

Apr 20, 2014

Collaborations Draw Top Researchers Leaders To McLean

Despite coming from very different places geographically, two of the world’s most esteemed neuroscientists found opportunity half the world away in the very same place: McLean Hospital. As a graduate student at the Russian Academy of Sciences...

Apr 20, 2014

Inspiring Hope Through Research

As a trained certified public accountant (CPA), Raquel Espinosa followed a unique path to McLean, where she oversees the hospital’s Research Administration Department. However, the detail-oriented work involved in becoming a CPA turns out to...

Apr 20, 2014

Mastering Anxiety Disorders

Established in 2013, the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program (MAMP) is one of only a handful of programs in the country to provide intensive and evidence-based treatment for anxious youth. The program offers treatment for children and adolescents, ages 9...

Apr 20, 2014

Building for the Future

With the hustle and bustle of day-to-day clinical work and treatment taking place, few patients and visitors pay close attention to the details that Andrew Healy, director of McLean Hospital’s Facilities Department, toiled over for months...

Apr 20, 2014

Increasing Access to Care Through Innovation

Kathryn McHugh, PhD, is determined to increase access to quality mental health care for people in need. Through her research to improve the effectiveness of behavioral therapies and innovative treatment delivery models, such as computer-based...

Apr 20, 2014

Promoting Wellness for Girls and Women

In 2013, McLean launched the Division of Women’s Mental Health (DWMH) under the leadership of Chief Academic Officer Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH, whose vision is to enhance opportunities for clinical, research and educational collaborations...

Apr 20, 2014

Educating the Next Generation

Felicia Smith, MD, and David Rubin, MD, are passionate about psychiatry. As the newly named directors of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)/McLean Hospital Adult Psychiatry Residency Program and the MGH/McLean Child and Adolescent Psychiatry...

Apr 20, 2014

Reaching a New Audience Through Social Media

In 2013, United States President Barack Obama called for a national dialogue about mental health. In support of the president’s charge, McLean Hospital launched its first social media campaign with the goal of encouraging more public...

Apr 20, 2014

New Mobile Website Brings Info to People on the Go

In September 2013, the hospital launched a user-friendly, visually appealing way for patients, families, visitors, staff, and referral sources to obtain information while on the go. Anyone can now pick up a smartphone or tablet and visit www....

Apr 20, 2014

Endowed Chair Provides Resources to Deliver on McLean’s Mission

Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo want to make a difference in the lives of people with psychiatric illness and in the lives of their families. As longtime supporters of McLean Hospital, they have consistently been strong proponents of the hospital...

Apr 18, 2014

Nursing Care Extends to Families in Crisis

My name is Amanda Casparriello, and I have been a nurse for six years. I work in the Geriatric Psychiatry Inpatient Services on South Belknap 2, which is a geriatric neuropsychiatry floor. Our patients present with some sort of cognitive decline...

Jan 10, 2014

How It All Started: The Nursing Global Caucus

Global “of or relating to the whole world, embracing the whole of something.” Nursing: “…autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings....

Jan 10, 2014

CRC Michelle Abate Becomes Nurse Michelle Abate

After 15 years as an overnight community residence counselor at the Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Institute, and five years before that in a variety of CRC and mental health specialist jobs throughout the hospital, Michelle Abate knew it was time...

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