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Mar 8, 2017

Ana’s Marathon Fund: Running Against Stigma, Not Away From It

On April 17, 2017, Ana Febres-Cordero, a suicide survivor, and her father Rafael will run the Boston Marathon to support public awareness and outreach programs focused on eliminating the stigma surrounding mental illness. Ana was inspired to partner...

Mar 3, 2017

College Mental Health: A Checklist for Parents

Approximately four million students will enroll in college for the first time this year, and the transition to university life can be overwhelming. Coupled with the known fact that many mental health issues often emerge during an individual’s...

Mar 2, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease: The Search for Hope

Love took center stage when Scott Cummings met Janet Morrison some 25 years ago in Pittsburgh. Both were theater professors at Carnegie Mellon University. Eventually, their careers led them to Massachusetts to take up similar positions at Boston...

Mar 2, 2017

Looking Toward the Future: Older Adults and Mental Illness

Through innovative initiatives and the integration of clinical care and research, Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc, chief of McLean’s Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, is looking to improve mental health care for older adults—something that is...

Feb 21, 2017

Neuroscience in the Community

Education is one of the fundamental elements of the McLean mission and this winter and early spring, the hospital’s commitment to educating the public about mental health and neuroscience will be on display during a number of community events...

Jan 9, 2017

Watch the Launch of Deconstructing Stigma

We continue to be overwhelmed and grateful for the positive response to our Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life national public awareness campaign. To get a sense of what all the excitement is about, watch the following...

Jan 3, 2017

Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids Pose a Critical Health Issue

More research is needed to address the critical health problems associated with the use of anabolic-androgenic steroids among American men, according to Harrison G. Pope, MD, MPH, writing in a new opinion paper published in the Journal of the...

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