News Mentions for the week of October 9, 2023
Our faculty are often called upon to provide insight on current events and topics in the news.
Explore some of the articles that they have contributed to or been quoted in recently below.
Mental Health and Our Changing Climate Children and Youth Report 2023
This report chronicles the effects of climate change on children’s mental health, the structural inequities that lead to some populations bearing greater impacts, and solutions to support the mental health of children and youth on the individual and community level. Britt Wray, instructor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, contributed to the report.
- Teen Vogue
Why Students Want Mental Health Check-Ins At School
Students weigh in on how schools can help support their mental health. Steven Adelsheim, clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is quoted.
- Washington Post
It’s not just you: Jet lag is worse after the flight home
Vacation indulgences can hit hard after the flight home, especially if you’re traveling from west to east. Jamie Zeitzer, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, provides comment.
- KCBS News
Public support in cities impacted by the deadly drug crisis may be reaching a breaking point
Some cities are rethinking their approach to end the crippling drug crisis as the political tides are turning. For more, KCBS Radio's Dan Mitchenson spoke with Keith Humphreys, the Esther Ting Memorial professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences.
- Los Angeles Times
Newsom vetoes bill to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' and other psychedelics in California
Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill to decriminalize certain psychedelics in California, including so-called magic mushrooms. Anna Lembke, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is quoted.
- Physician's Weekly
Substance Use Screening May Benefit Depression Treatments
Increased training in substance use disorder identification and frontline treatments may provide value for primary care patients. Mark McGovern, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, provides comment.