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.

Upcoming Programs

Parent Educational Symposium: Building Resiliency in Young People During Stressful Times

Thursday, October 29, 2020

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18th Annual Schizophrenia Education Day

Saturday, November 14, 2020

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Previous Programs

Watch archived presentations in the ongoing series of educational presentations.

Bipolar Disorder

  • Bipolar Disorder Patient & Family Education Day

Child Psychiatry

  • Behavioral Health and the Launch from Adolescence to Young Adulthood
  • Child and Adolescence Psychiatry Day
  • The Resilient Child
  • ADHD Information


  • 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 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