The Medical Mind

A podcast about innovation in mental health care from the American Psychiatric Association

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Tim Brennan is director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke's hospitals. He discusses the why and how of transitioning a patient from methadone to buprenorphine, an...
April 30, 2019
Lauren Carson, founder of Black Girls Smile, discusses her experience of mental health treatment, the risk factors that black girls face, and her efforts to improve mental health education and outreac...
April 3, 2019
There’s a growing movement to get naloxone into the hands of people who use drugs, their friends and family members, and bystanders in a variety of settings. But its widespread availability didn’t...
January 9, 2019
Only 10% of 12- to 17-year-olds in need of substance use treatment actually receive care. This is the same period when people are most likely to begin abusing drugs, and adolescent drug use is an impo...
November 27, 2018
Hospitals and public health officials are increasingly motivated to initiate medication-assisted treatment in the hospital setting. Chris Welsh of the University of Maryland School of Medicine explain...
October 25, 2018
At this year’s APA Annual Meeting, participants in the Mental Health Innovation Zone previewed some exciting developments in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness. Music: "Sidec...
July 9, 2018
In this episode we'll look at two new tools for the treatment of alcohol use disorder. Lori Ducharme introduces the NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator, and Laura Fochtmann highlights a new APA Practice...
April 2, 2018
How do natural disasters impact mental health? Sheila Savannah, Ben Springgate, Ken Wells, and Glenda Wrenn discuss how providers and their communities can prepare for and recover from natural disaste...
January 22, 2018
There are currently more refugees worldwide than at any time since World War II. James Griffith of George Washington University explains how psychiatrists can approach the unique mental health needs o...
November 8, 2017
The collaborative care model is designed to increase access to mental health care by treating common conditions in primary care settings, which are often the front lines for diagnosing depression, anx...
August 31, 2017

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