mental health Archives
Program supports caregivers of children with mental health emergencies
Dec. 15, 2022—A pilot program recently launched in the emergency department at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is providing resources to caregivers of children with mental health emergencies via text messaging.
‘DNA’ Podcast Hosts Two Climate and Health Twitter Spaces Chats
Nov. 3, 2022—Climate and Health conversations will take place on Nov. 13 and 14, from 12:15 pm - 1 pm CT on Twitter Spaces.
Panoramic ‘DNA’ podcast Season 3 explores elements of well-being
Sep. 5, 2022— Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s award-winning podcast, Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action, (DNA) is back for its third season with a new format emphasizing collaboration to convene in-depth, vibrant explorations of how the current era of rapid change impacts mental and physical well-being. ‘Shapeshifters: Changing the Mental Health Story,’ released on Sept. 5, explores...
Say hello. ‘DNA’ podcast series coming Fall 2022
Aug. 8, 2022—Be one of the first to preview the all-new ‘Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action’ podcast series. #ListenDNA.
‘DNA’ podcast goes live: July 20 Twitter Spaces chat about mental health, teens
Jul. 15, 2022—Season 3 of the “Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action” podcast series will kick off with a live Twitter Spaces chat about mental health, featuring several teens from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee.
Chatbot takes first prize in Mental Health Innovation challenge
Mar. 3, 2022—A chatbot — a computer program that simulates and processes human conversation — was the winning entrant in Vanderbilt's recent Mental Health Innovation Challenge and Hackathon.
Study finds LGBQ people report higher rates of adverse childhood experiences than straight people, worse mental health as adults
Feb. 24, 2022—A new study led by researchers at Vanderbilt found that 83% of lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer (LGBQ) individuals reported going through adverse childhood experiences such as sexual and emotional abuse, and worse mental health as adults when compared to their heterosexual peers.
Program combines treatment for mental health, substance use disorders
Apr. 29, 2021—For people with co-occurring mental health disorders and substance use disorders, finding integrated care that treats both conditions can be a difficult task. Vanderbilt Behavioral Health is seeking to simplify care for these patients through the co-occurring disorders intensive outpatient program (IOP).
Take care of you: 5 Takeaways from Leadership Assembly
Feb. 18, 2021—In the 351 days since the COVID-19 Command Center opened to steer Vanderbilt University Medical Center through the pandemic, the workforce stepped up and contributed, keeping the health system on track to deliver care even as the landscape quaked with new challenges.
Webinar set to address growing threat of cyberbullying
Feb. 3, 2021—The increase in children’s online activity during the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked the decision to host a free webinar on cyberbullying and internet safety on Thursday, Feb. 11, from noon to 1 p.m.
VUMC’s resilience amid COVID: Caring for ourselves as we care for others
Oct. 29, 2020—Caring for ourselves and for one another will be fundamental to the people of Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the coming weeks as COVID-19 is surging, and over the year as the enterprise adapts further to changes while expanding locally and regionally.
Health, well-being and food security of families deteriorating under COVID-19 stress
Jul. 24, 2020—The ongoing disruptive changes from efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 are having a substantial negative impact on the physical and mental well-being of parents and their children across the country, according to a new national survey published today in Pediatrics.