Addressing AAPI mental health
A panel of mental health experts discuss culturally specific barriers to seeking care, along with ways to improve outreach.
How Stanford Medicine tackles opioid crisis
At Stanford Medicine, programs to help patients struggling with substance-abuse disorders, research into addiction, and educational programs to increase awareness about addiction and treatment are aimed at reducing dependence on opioids.
Teaching about addiction treatment
An addiction medicine curriculum at Stanford School of Medicine trains students to better understand causes of and treatments for substance use disorders.
Emotional-wellness tool for health care workers
Stanford Medicine psychologists have created a free mental health resource that health care workers, and anyone, can access online for emotional support.
Report on opioid crisis calls for action
The opioid epidemic is projected to claim 1.22 million U.S. lives this decade without new efforts to stem the crisis, according to a report that traces the roots of the problem and offers in-depth solutions.
Hormone treatment for transgender teens
Transgender adults who started gender-affirming hormone therapy as teens had better mental health than those who waited until adulthood or wanted the treatment but never received it, a Stanford-led study found.
Helping autistic job seekers
Psychiatrist Lawrence Fung expanded his autism research into developing a program that helps those on the spectrum find jobs.
Study: New depression treatment effective
In a double-blind controlled study, high doses of magnetic brain stimulation, given on an accelerated timeline and individually targeted, caused remission in 79% of trial participants with severe depression.
Award for promoting caregivers’ well-being
Stanford Medicine is the only organization to receive the American Medical Association’s gold-level award every year it has been given.
Karl Deisseroth wins Lasker award
Discoveries by Deisseroth and his two co-recipients regarding microbial light-activated molecules led to his development of a way to manipulate selected neurons in living animals to observe changes in their behavior.
Insulin resistance increases depression risk
About 1 in 3 American adults has insulin resistance, a silent time bomb that doubles their risk for serious depression, Stanford scientists have learned.
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