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

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

July 2, 2015

Molly Schwartzberg 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

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

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

June 9, 2015

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,

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

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

June 9, 2015

From left to right: Christopher Fitzgerald,  Dr. Liz Duval, Dr. Arash Javanbakht and Dr. Gregory Dalack On May 27, the U-M Department of Psychiatry wrapped up its 26th Annual Albert J. Silverman Conference. The

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In rural areas, white women more prone to depression than African-American women

In rural areas, white women more prone to depression than African-American women

April 16, 2015

ANN ARBOR—”Location, location, location” is key in determining a home’s value, but the phrase is equally important regarding the mental health for women living in rural areas, according to a new University of Michigan study. Addie Weaver, a researcher at the U-M School of Social Work,

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Managing the Culture of Stress at the Depression on College Campuses Conference

Managing the Culture of Stress at the Depression on College Campuses Conference

February 12, 2015

University of Michigan Depression Center to host its 13th annual conference in March, President Schlissel to provide opening remarks ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Join the U-M Depression Center for our 13th annual Depression on College Campuses Conference (DoCC) to learn how a sharper focus on improving student

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New NCAA funded videos being used as tool to educate U-M student-athletes about mental health

New NCAA funded videos being used as tool to educate U-M student-athletes about mental health

November 4, 2014

ANN ARBOR – A unique partnership between academics and athletics at the University of Michigan recently received a $50,000 grant from the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program to address the

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University offers screenings on Oct. 9, National Depression Screening Day

University offers screenings on Oct. 9, National Depression Screening Day

October 2, 2014

By Juanita Day, MHealthy Communications Depression affects approximately 1 in 10 adults in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Thursday, October 9 is National Depression Screening Day.

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U-M part of effort to study genetics of two mental health disorders

U-M part of effort to study genetics of two mental health disorders

October 1, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Medical School and collaborators at two other institutions will

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Slow to mature, quick to distract: ADHD brain study finds slower development of key connections

Slow to mature, quick to distract: ADHD brain study finds slower development of key connections

September 15, 2014

Brain networks to handle internal & external tasks mature more slowly in ADHD ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A peek inside the brains of more than 750 children and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture between those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and those without. Kids and teens

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Losing a Healing Voice

Losing a Healing Voice

August 12, 2014

The world has lost a beacon of laughter and creativity. Robin Williams died of an apparent suicide yesterday. His tragic death leaves us to struggle with two perplexing caveats: we need better treatments for the underlying causes of most suicides–depressions, bipolar illnesses, substance abuse,

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