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Register Online MGH Conference on Women’s Mental Health – October 17, 2019

Over the last few years, we have  seen an increasing number of women with substance use disorders in our clinic.  We are very excited that Dr. Edwin Raffi from the Center for Women’s Mental Health will speaking about treating this vulnerable population at our upcoming one day course in Women’s Mental Health in Boston on… Read More »

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, August 15, 2019. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump says the U.S. should begin building more mental health institutions to combat the nation’s ongoing gun violence. Speaking to reporters before a campaign rally in New… Read More »

Blaming mass shootings on mental illness is ‘inaccurate’ and ‘stigmatizing,’ experts say

“We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts of violence and make sure those people not only get treatment but when necessary involuntary confinement,” Trump said during a public address on Monday. “Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun.” Yet mental health experts,… Read More »