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Dr. Geoffrey M. Reed selected for 2016 Outstanding International Psychologist Award
Monday August 8, 2016

Dr. Geoffrey M. Reed selected for 2016 Outstanding International Psychologist Award

Dr. Geoffrey M. Reed was selected to receive the 2016 Outstanding International Psychologist Award from the American Psychological Association this August, 2016. This award is given every year and it is a prestigious distinction to be recognized by ones colleagues and by the Association. The award gives recognition to individuals who have made outstanding contributions […]

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Stop Calling Trump ‘Crazy.’ It Demeans Those With Mental Illness.
Monday August 8, 2016

Stop Calling Trump ‘Crazy.’ It Demeans Those With Mental Illness.

Perpetuation of stigmatizing, outdated stereotypes makes it harder for those experiencing mental illness to seek the treatment they need. By Patrick J.Kennedy Patrick J. Kennedy is the author, with Stephen Fried, of “A Common Struggle: A Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction.” He is the founder of The Kennedy […]

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W.H.O. Weighs Dropping Transgender Identity From List of Mental Disorders
Tuesday July 26, 2016

W.H.O. Weighs Dropping Transgender Identity From List of Mental Disorders

The World Health Organization is moving toward declassifying transgender identity as a mental disorder in its global list of medical conditions, with a new study lending additional support to a proposal that would delete the decades-old designation.

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Clinic-hopping through Kenya with Dr. Rebello
Monday January 25, 2016

Clinic-hopping through Kenya with Dr. Rebello

In 2015, the Columbia University Global Mental Health Program, in collaboration with our partners at the Africa Mental Health Foundation, was awarded a large grant from Grand Challenges Canada to help develop mental health care services in rural Kenya. In January 2016, Dr. Tahilia Rebello visited the clinics in Kenya.

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CSPNJ Site Visit
Thursday January 14, 2016

CSPNJ Site Visit

GMHP International Advisory Board members visited two programs of CSPNJ, a peer-run mental health agency in New Jersey. The visit was arranged through Board member and Executive Director of CSPNJ, Jody Silver.

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