The Department of Psychiatry at Mass General offers free educational programs for patients and families. Programs include presentations from clinicians and discussions with clinicians, patients and family members facing a variety of mental health challenges.

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We harness the powerful perspective of experts, many are senior physician-leaders in the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry, to publish texts that can provide you with valuable knowledge. Explore the titles available on the publishing page of the Mass General Psychiatry Academy website:

Upcoming Programs

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Previous Programs

Watch archived presentations in the ongoing series of educational presentations.

Bipolar Disorder

  • Bipolar Disorder Patient & Family Education Day
  • Patient and Family Education Series 2020, Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation

Child Psychiatry

  • Behavioral Health and the Launch from Adolescence to Young Adulthood
  • Child and Adolescence Psychiatry Day
  • The Resilient Child
  • ADHD Information
  • Parent Educational Symposium 2020: Building Resiliency in Young People during Stressful Times


  • Novel Approaches in the Treatment of Depression

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

  • Obsessive-Compulsive and Body Dysmorphic Disorders in Adults and Children

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Identifying New Treatments in Acute Psychological Trauma and PTSD

Psychotherapy (Individual, Couples, Group)

  • How Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Can Help: The Role of Insight-Oriented Treatments


  • Schizophrenia Day 2023
  • Schizophrenia Day 2022
  • Schizophrenia Day 2021
  • Schizophrenia Day 2020
  • Schizophrenia Day 2019
  • Schizophrenia Day 2018
  • Schizophrenia Day 2017
  • Schizophrenia Day 2016
  • Schizophrenia Day 2015
  • Schizophrenia Day 2014

Substance Use Disorders

  • Updates on the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders