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What started as an experiment has turned into a flourishing annual event that is changing the conversation about mental illness. Mac Dorris founded The Ride for Mental Health to support McLean, but also to pay tribute to his son Eric, who died at age 21 and who had struggled with mental illness.
The 2020 Ride is scheduled for June 27-28 in New Paltz, New York. Cyclists can choose courses of varying lengths through the gorgeous terrain of the Hudson Valley. Sign up now to be a part of “Team McLean.”
The need for novel, evidence-based care that addresses the specific mental health needs of girls and women is profound. McLean’s Center of Excellence in Women’s Mental Health focuses on wide-ranging efforts to provide world-class mental health care for women and girls throughout their lives.
A national leader in this emerging field, the center brings together an array of professionals with a wide range of psychiatric and scientific expertise whose collaborative efforts are improving the lives of girls and women—and their families.
After battling alcohol addiction and co-occurring bipolar disorder, Bob began to exhibit symptoms of significant short-term memory loss and a subsequent deep depressive episode.
Bob and his wife Donna finally found McLean and met with Dr. Brent Forester, who was able to help stabilize Bob’s mood. Dr. Forester then enrolled him a federally funded study, the IDEAS Trial, which used an amyloid PET scan to identify amyloid plaque on Bob’s brain—a sign of Alzheimer’s disease.
Bob continues to receive care through McLean’s geriatric services. He is grateful for the consistency and high level of care at McLean, “I don’t know what I’d do without it.”
Did you know that you can support McLean Hospital without writing a check?
Many people tell us they would like to do more philanthropically for McLean, but are financially constrained by other obligations. A simple way you can make a gift—regardless of your age or income—is to name McLean as a partial or sole beneficiary of certain assets you own, like your retirement plan, life insurance policy, or bank account.
“In addition to supporting McLean now, my wife Deirdre and I wanted to make a gift to McLean at my death. We were advised that the most tax efficient method to do this was directly from my IRA.” says W. Lloyd Snyder III, McLean Trustee, pictured above.
The McLean Award is given to those who have raised awareness about mental health. This year, the honor was given to international recording artist and actor Selena Gomez.
The Fall 2019 edition of Horizons features the latest in philanthropic updates and innovative new initiatives at the forefront of mental health care, research, and training at McLean.