On Wednesday, October 14, Greg Fricchione, MD, associate chief of the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, spoke about how to maintain your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Department of Psychiatry News
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Midwives care for pregnant women at all stages of recovery. The Midwifery Model of Care offers women and families support, education, and guidance throughout their pregnancy and after childbirth. This presentation by the Mass General Blum Center shares the experience of midwifery care provided in the Mass General HOPE Clinic.
Transforming Technologies into Treatments at the 3rd Annual Neuroscience Day. Transforming Technologies into Treatments at the 3rd Annual Neuroscience Day. Mass General Neuroscience, part of Massachusetts General Hospital, recently held the 3 rd
People of Asian ancestry face yet another set of challenges posed by racism and xenophobia which has soared during the COVID-19 pandemic amidst rumors and blame placed on China.
Since the 21st century in the United States, evidence has shown an increasing trend in problematic alcohol use and alcohol use disorders; most notably in older adults. This presentation will review the epidemiology, socioeconomics, and neurocognitive impact of alcohol use disorders in the Baby Boomer generation. Significant U.S. healthcare system concerns as this population continues to age and increase in numbers will also be discussed.
Resources are available for individuals who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) seeking support for mental health concerns and/or coping with race-related stressors during COVID-19 and recent events..
These resources provide a range of expert-recommended strategies that may be useful for individuals dealing with or at risk for mental health conditions.
A wealth of virtual, home-accessible tools (apps, podcasts, videos, etc.) are now available to support mindfulness, relaxation and movement.
Several resources have been developed specifically to highlight the mental health needs of health care workers during the COVID-19 outbreak.