Author Archives: Stephanie Abraham

EVEN for Steven: Molly Schwartzberg donates bat mitzvah gifts to program in partnership with U-M Depression Center

Molly Schwartzberg of Armonk, New York, marked the occasion of her bat mitzvah this year by raising more than $36,000 to support the EVEN Program. Established by Molly’s family in partnership with the U-M Depression Center and Byram Hills High School in Armonk, New York, the EVEN Program seeks to eliminate the stigma associated with

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Michigan researchers aim to study obsessive compulsive disorder across the lifespan

Two University of Michigan doctors have launched a five-year study of adolescent and adult patients with Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to better understand the benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). CBT is a type of psychotherapy that teaches patients to dismiss their fears as “false alarms.”  To do this, they practice resisting compulsive behaviors until the fears

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Athletes Connected Team Honored as Finalist in U-M President’s Staff Innovation Awards

On June 4, the Athletes Connected program was recognized as a finalist for the University of Michigan’s President Staff Innovation Awards. The President’s Staff Innovation Award was created in 2013 to honor staff members who find creative solutions to improve efficiency, productivity, cost savings, health or culture at the university. Two awards – one for

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Winners of 26th Annual Albert J. Silverman Research Conference Awards Announced

On May 27, the U-M Department of Psychiatry wrapped up its 26th Annual Albert J. Silverman Conference. The conference featured a posters session, several talks on eHealth approaches for individuals with mental health and substance abuse concerns and it also included an awards ceremony celebrating young investigators. This was the conference’s 26th year held in

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