STEP Clinic's Research Contributions Recognized by NIH
Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP), a collaborative program of the Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services and the Yale Department of Psychiatry, provides comprehensive care to people who are early in the course of psychotic illness to prevent symptoms from becoming disabling. STEP's early research work in coordinated specialty care treatment for early schizophrenia was recently featured by the National Institute of Mental Health on its website.
Mindmap Reduced Duration of Untreated Psychosis in the New Haven Area
A new paper in Schizophrenia Bulletin Open tracks the success of Mindmap, which was launched in 2015 by the Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) clinic at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC) to reduce the duration of untreated psychosis in the New Haven area.
Systematic Review of Racial Disparities in Clozapine Prescribing
J. Corey Williams, MD, a graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, collaborated with Cenk Tek, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Vinod Srihari, MD, Professor of Psychiatry to conduct a systematic review of published evidence on clozapine prescribing disparities across racial and ethnic categories.Source: Schizophrenia Research
Colloquium will unify knowledge about mental health across disciplines
The first-ever Yale Mental Health Colloquium will bring together leading scholars in the fields of architecture, business, economics, education, law, neuroscience, psychiatry, public health, social work, and technology for a half-day conversation on the topic.
Researchers evaluate economics of Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) clinic at Yale
Yale researchers have contributed to a paper published in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics that studies the economic advantages to patients and third-party payers offered by the Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) clinic at Yale.
Pollard, Hoge offer recommendations to develop workforce in Coordinated Specialty Care
Jessica Pollard, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and Michael Hoge, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, developed a set of competencies and provided recommendations to promote the workforce in Coordinated Specialty Care for early psychosis.
Cahill, Srihari attend NIMH meeting to discuss building systems of care for early psychosis
John Cahill, MBBS, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the STEP Clinic at Yale, and Vinod Srihari, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Program Director of STEP, participated as invited experts at a meeting hosted by the National Institute of Mental Health in September.
Pollard elected Chair of APHA's Mental Health Section
Jessica Pollard, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Director of the Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) Clinic based at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, has been elected Chair of the Mental Health Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA).
STEP on NPR
"...one Connecticut nonprofit is encouraging young people to help destigmatize mental illness -- by sharing their stories through a program called Write On!. And later, Yale School of Medicine Professor Vinod Srihari joins us. Together, we discuss efforts to bolster mental health care for today's young adults."Source: NPR Where We Live