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Neuroscience 2023

Neuroscience 2023 will present the Mental Health Advocacy Award to Elm City COMPASS (Compassionate Allies Serving our Streets), a community-based initiative to create a system of sustainable supports for individuals in New Haven experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. COMPASS takes a comprehensive approach to civilian crisis response which includes maintaining a crisis response team, collaborating to enhance the crisis response service system, supporting an active Community Advisory Board, and conducting a comprehensive evaluation. One goal of COMPASS is to reduce mental health and substance use stigma when individuals are in crisis. The program is directed by Jacob K. Tebes, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology), in the Child Study Center and of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences), Yale School of Medicine.

Funding Partners

The conference organizers wish to thank Yale Department of Psychiatry, Connecticut chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), and Yale Center for Brain and Mind Health for their generous financial support of Neuroscience 2023.

Parking & Directions

The symposium is held in The Anlyan Center Auditorium, 300 Cedar St., New Haven, CT. From parking lots, go up York Street toward Yale New Haven Hospital; turn left onto Cedar Street; continue to the traffic light; cross the street and The Anlyan Center is on your right.

Directions to Air Rights Parking Garage (parking fee charged), accessible from N. & S. Frontage Rds.

  • From I-95 N or S: Exit 47 to Rt 34 W to Exit 1
  • From I-91 S: Exit 1 to Rt 34 to Exit 1

Please note that we are unable to validate parking, and cannot provide change for parking meters.

Questions About Neuroscience 2023?

Contact Chris Gardner, Director of Communications, Yale Department of Psychiatry, at