Substance abuse during the pandemic

American Psychological Association | January 6, 2021

Mandy Owens, PhD, talks about how clinicians can help patients struggling with opioid and stimulant use during the pandemic. Extending compassion and recognizing that every patient has unique needs are key.


How WA schools can support students struggling with mental health

Crosscut | January 6, 2021

Even during remote learning, schools are the place to support youth mental health. This opinion piece by the Forefront Suicide Prevention Center includes nice examples of efforts in WA State, including those by the SMART Center and the Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC).




New collaborative promotes pediatric integrated care

Department news | December 23, 2020

In November 2020 we launched a collaboration of the Seattle Children’s Care Network (SCCN), UW Psychiatry (both the AIMS Center and the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry), and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health to run the first round of a year-long learning collaborative promoting integrated care in the SCCN’s community-based pediatric practices. […]