CMHC News Archive
Wherever constant stress lives, so too does its more agitated and debilitating cousin: anxiety. About 31% of Americans will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives. What’s more, anxiety often goes hand-in-hand with depression.
- May 20, 2020
Mindfulness is an approach to dealing with stress that can involve a simple form of meditation—although it doesn’t have to—or a variety of other techniques that help you slow down.
- May 19, 2020
As the local health system adapts to the pandemic, CMHC's Street Psychiatry team meets the challenge.
- May 19, 2020
Aniyizhai Annamalai, MBBS, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, was awarded the 2020 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award at Yale School of Medicine’s virtual Commencement Ceremony on May 18.
- May 18, 2020
On May 18, the 113 graduates of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD Class of 2020 were celebrated in an hour-long virtual Commencement ceremony, an event that reflected tremendous collaboration among YSM students, faculty, and staff.
- May 13, 2020
When Connecticut Mental Health Center needed protective cloth face masks, volunteer sewers answered the call.
- May 08, 2020
Live weekly from the Yale School of Public Health. James Hamblin, MD, MPH, Lecturer in Health Policy and Management, is joined by Marney White, PhD, MS, Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Jacob Tebes, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology.
- May 06, 2020
Laurie Harkness, PhD, CPRP, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, and Robert Cole, MHSA, Lecturer in Psychiatry and Chief Operating Officer of the Connecticut Mental Health Center, were recently elected to the governing board of The Towers at Tower Lane, formerly known as Tower One-Tower East, in New Haven.
- May 04, 2020
Homeless People Are Among the Most Vulnerable to the Coronavirus. Yale Psychiatry's Lo is Making Sure They Still Receive Care Amid the Pandemic.
The homeless are among one of the most vulnerable groups of people impacted by COVID-19. That means providing care to the homeless is even more vital amid a pandemic. To meet that need, Emma Lo, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and attending physician for the Street Psychiatry program at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC), has been continuing her work even in the face of challenges presented by the statewide stay-at-home order and social distancing.
- April 29, 2020
The Partnership for Early Education Research (PEER) at Yale has partnered with the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State University to examine the effect of school closures and other social distancing measures on child and family wellbeing.