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Dr. Shelly Greenfield Receives Stuart Hauser Mentorship Award

Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH , McLean Hospital’s chief academic officer, was one of two Harvard Medical School faculty members selected to receive the 2022 Stuart T. Hauser, MD, PhD Mentorship Award in Psychiatry . The award recognizes faculty members for outstanding mentorship of medical students...

Video: Common Questions About Addiction

What is substance misuse? What are the characteristics of substance use disorders? What are the most common addictions? Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH , chief academic officer and director of the Alcohol, Drug, and Addiction Clinical and Health Services Research Program at McLean Hospital, answers...

Strengthening Resilience in the Time of COVID

Even though many of McLean’s faculty and trainees attend their share of daily Zoom meetings, one meeting in particular has become a welcome respite from the others. A virtual peer support series offered by McLean’s Office of the Chief Academic Officer, “Strengthening Resilience in the Time of COVID...

Excessive Alcohol Consumption During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Alcohol consumption is a common coping response to stress, and historically, it has increased in the United States following catastrophic events, such as terrorist attacks and large-scale natural disasters. Considering COVID-19, experts at McLean Hospital have published a viewpoint article in the...

The Impact of Age and Gender on Mental Health

Mental illness affects everyone—all genders, young and old. But not everyone experiences mental disorders the same way. More and more, researchers are trying to find out why disparities exist and what those differences mean for treatment and outcomes. “Historically, sex, gender, and age differences...

Video: McLean’s Shelly Greenfield Discusses Open Access Panel (TIPS 2018)

Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH , McLean Hospital, discusses the panel, Open Access: Expanding Mental Health Care in Diverse Communities Globally and in the U.S. These remarks were part of the 2018 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry...

On the Front Line of the Opioid Crisis

It was a problem we never used to speak about, something that afflicted those “down on their luck” or residents of “skid row” who could not cope with their lives. They dealt with those challenges with alcohol and drug abuse, the drug of choice frequently heroin. Today, addiction —particularly to...