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Arlington School Graduation 2018: More Accomplishments Ahead

On June 8, 2018, faculty, staff, friends, families, and eleven departing high school seniors filled the McLean Hospital Chapel for the 53rd commencement of the Arlington School. “This is a day that I personally look forward to each year, and I am honored to be standing here looking out at all of you, knowing all the effort, courage, and care that has gone into getting to this day,”...

Frankly Speaking: Barney Frank Speaks on the Importance of Having a Voice in Politics

Former US Congressman Barney Frank addressed students at McLean Hospital’s Arlington School on January 14, centering his discussion on the importance of voting, paying attention to current events, and participating in politics. Frank’s visit was part of the school’s Visiting Artists and Scholars Program in which students have the opportunity to converse with accomplished guests...

Compassion & Rigorous Curriculum

For high school students struggling with mental health issues so troublesome that their educational progress has been interrupted—sometimes for long periods—the Arlington School on the campus of McLean Hospital has been a lifesaver. The school has 40 students—both boys and girls—enrolled each year in grades 9 through 12. Many have suffered from a variety of issues...

Adolescent Programs Give Family a Precious Gift: Their Daughter

The list of diagnoses suggested to the parents of young Sarah Leschinsky over the years reads like a menu of psychiatric distress: bipolar disorder, psychosis, Asperger’s Syndrome, oppositional disorder, depression and attachment disorder. To Sarah’s mother Deborah, the menu metaphor is apt: “Nobody knew what was going on with her. It felt like the ‘diagnosis du jour....