Beatriz Manzor Mitrzyk Announced as Winner of Depression Center Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations Award

Mitrzyk to study ways to improve how minorities seek and receive mental health care Beatriz Manzor Mitrzyk, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, a postdoctoral research fellow with the U-M College of Pharmacy, was recently announced as a winner of a U-M Depression Center Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations award. The purpose of the Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations awards are to

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U-M Depression Center Accepting Applications for Five Research Awards Totaling up to $235,000

The award applications which are open to students, junior investigators and senior investigators, are due on May 15 The University of Michigan Depression Center is now accepting applications for five research awards, totaling up to $235,000 dollars. The Center seeks applications from students, residents, fellows, post-doctoral candidates, junior investigators, assistant professors, and senior investigators for

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TRAILS concludes successful statewide training tour in Lansing

LANSING, Mich – Despite questionable weather, more than 100 mental health professionals attended a University of Michigan TRAILS training opportunity in Lansing to learn how to utilize cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness to help kids struggling with anxiety and depression. The TRAILS Program seeks to make effective mental health services accessible in all schools.

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Student-led depression awareness program improves high schoolers’ understanding & help-seeking, U-M study funds

Peer-to-peer education program launched by U-M Depression Center significantly boosts knowledge & attitudes; manual now available online ANN ARBOR, MI – High school students can make a major impact on their schoolmates’ understanding of depression, and their attitudes about seeking help for themselves or others, according to a new study from the University of Michigan

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Rebecca Sripada, Ph.D., Recieves MIP Scholars Award for Innovative PTSD Treatment in Federally Qualified Health Centers

Congratulations to Rebecca Sripada, Ph.D., assistant professor with the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry and research scientist at the VA Center for Clinical Management Research, who is the 2018 recipient of the Michigan Mental Health Integration Partnership (MIP) Scholars Award. The MIP Scholars Award supports U-M faculty implementing and evaluating mental health services that

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Kara Zivin, Ph.D., Receives MIP Scholars Award for Critical Work Identifying Unmet Treatment Needs for Perinatal Depression in Michigan Medicaid

Congratulations to Kara Zivin, Ph.D., associate professor with the U-M Department of Psychiatry and  faculty associate at the U-M Institute for Social Research, who is a 2018 recipient of the Eisenberg Michigan Mental Health Integration Partnership (MIP) Scholars Award. The MIP Scholars Award supports U-M faculty implementing and evaluating mental health services that promote integrated

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16th Annual Depression on College Campuses Conference Kicks off March 13

Structures, spaces and processes to be emphasis at conference focused around student mental health ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Hundreds of leaders and innovators in college student mental health will converge in Ann Arbor next month as the U-M Depression Center kicks off its 16th annual Depression on College Campuses Conference (DoCC), which is focused on “Redesigning Structures, Spaces,

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U-M Depression Center Announces 2018 Strategic Translational Research Award Winners

The U-M Depression Center has just named three Strategic Translational Research award (STAR) winners. The winners include two Ph.D. candidates in psychology, as well as a research fellow within the U-M Department of Psychiatry. Their studies explore the effectiveness of ketamine; error-related negativity in young children; and depression and sleep problems for medical interns. Ryan

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Adriene Beltz, Ph.D., Announced as U-M Depression Center 2018 Rachel Upjohn Scholar Award Winner

Beltz to study individualized nature of emotion using emojis to predict daily fluctuations in depressive symptomatology and better inform treatment Adriene Beltz, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, has just been announced as the winner of the U-M Depression Center’s 2018 Rachel Upjohn Scholar award. Dr. Beltz will be examining the “person-specific structure of emotion and

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All-American Runner Erin Finn Highlighted in Video About Recurring Injury, Mental Health and Identity Beyond Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Athletes Connected, a University of Michigan collaborative program between the Depression Center, Intercollegiate Athletics and School of Public Health, on Wednesday unveiled the second of three videos that address student-athletes coping with injury and the impact on mental health. In this installment, U-M long distance runner and nine-time All-American Erin Finn

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