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McLean Clinicians Assist with Theatrical Production About Depression and Suicide

Through the month of March, Boston’s SpeakEasy Stage Company is presenting “Every Brilliant Thing,” a one-character play that looks at the issues surrounding suicide. Each Thursday during the run of the show, the company is hosting post-performance discussion sessions in which audience members can talk about their experiences with depression and suicide. Clinicians from McLean...

Mental Health, BPD, and Boys: What Everyone Needs to Know

For years, the general public and many in the psychiatric community have viewed mental illness in boys and mental illness in girls in very different ways. To illustrate, Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD, program director of the 3East Boys Intensive DBT Program, offered a simple test: “If I told you that a student in a classroom was pounding on a desk and being disruptive, would the image of a boy or...