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The Worldwide Impact of Online Training for Suicide Prevention

Medical education has long been a part of McLean Hospital’s mission, with programs aimed at both clinicians and the general public. But a long-planned suicide assessment workshop, held virtually in October 2021, brought home the value of online options as a way to reach the most people in the most...

McLean Hospital Launches Free Course Focused on Global Impacts of Trauma

Psychological trauma knows no boundaries: it affects people of every background, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, age, and gender. The impact on people around the globe is significant. According to a 2016 study, over 70% of those surveyed across six continents have experienced a traumatic event...

McLean Hospital Joins Forces To Boost Mental Health Awareness in Maine

McLean Hospital, Bangor International Airport (BGR), Northern Light Acadia Hospital, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Maine are bringing an inspirational exhibit highlighting stories of people living with mental illness to Maine. The goal of the exhibit, which will formally be...

McLean Hospital Receives Rare Impact Grant for Expansion of Webinar Series

McLean Hospital’s Office of Education Outreach has received a grant from the Rare Impact Fund to expand its popular webinar series. With the funding, McLean will develop webinars focused on youth mental health and wellness for audiences in the U.S. and beyond. The series will guide teens, parents...

Learning in Your Living Room

For months, staff from McLean’s Education Outreach team had been planning to start a regular webinar series. When the pandemic was recognized in the United States in March 2020, the team quickly mobilized to provide mental health information to the public six weeks earlier than originally scheduled...