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Erin Carrubba, LPC, and Bernadette Lecza, LPC, study coordinators and therapists at the Yale Mood Disorders Research Program, conducted a virtual presentation for Being Well at Yale in December 2023. The presentation was intended to help people learn core strategies regarding regularizing sleep and routines to help improve mood and minimize stress and anxiety during the holidays.

Watch the Zoom recording.

Yale Mood Disorders Research Program Participates in Statewide AFSP Walks

The Yale Mood Disorders Research Program (MDRP) participated in American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) walks in Hamden, Hartford, and Fairfield in Fall 2021. Pictured are Erin Carrubba, LPC, left, and Bernadette Lecza, LPC, right, study coordinators and therapists at MDRP. One of the dogs is Gizmo, a K9 first responder and therapy dog. Carrubba and Lecza shared messages of support and hope tho those whose lives have been impacted by suicide.

MDRP is directed by Hilary Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry, and in the Child Study Center and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. The research team is dedicated to understand the science of mood disorders and hope that MDRP's research efforts will bring new and improved methods for early detection and treatment to prevent the suffering of mood disorders and suicide.

Bernadette Lecza Participates in Kids Are Talking®

Bernadette Lecza, LPC, from the Yale Mood Disorders Research Program joined Kids are Talking® in June 2022 to discuss how having regular sleep and other routines improves mood.