Dr. Pamela Collins was hired as the new director of Global Mental Health in the departments of psychiatry and global health.
While most suicide intervention efforts have been focused on mental health and emergency room settings, professionals throughout all medical fields play a critical role in suicide prevention.
Adults forget the value of laughter, says Tita Begashaw. "Adults laugh about 30 times a day, children 300 times a day. Go back!
If you are feeling isolated over the holidays, or if you're surrounded by people, here are tips for emotional stability from Dror-Ben Zeev, a UW Medicine professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences.
Digital technology can reach people who once had no access to healthcare.
“All Patients Safe” is an interactive video training available to all healthcare providers as required by new state law.
David Yamashita talks about his mother, Patty, who died by suicide after suffering from mental illness.
After Todd and Laura Crooks lost their oldest son Chad to suicide, the West Seattle couple created Chad's Legacy Project to bring resources together and spark change.
Researchers have found promising results for treating depression with a video game interface that targets underlying cognitive issues associated with depression rather than just managing the symptoms.