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Read the newest issue of Sheppard Pratt's magazine, including features on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), eating disorder recovery during the holidays, caring for yourself while caring for someone with depression, and more.
"It doesn’t have to be this way. There are short- and long-term solutions that can be implemented to build a better behavioral health system for Maryland’s children, to meet their needs, and set them up for success in the future," says Sheppard Pratt CEO Harsh K. Trivedi, MD, MBA.
Electroconvulsive therapy - ECT - is one of psychiatry's oldest and most powerful treatment tools for combatting severe mental illness. Dr. Monica Rettenmier, Sheppard Pratt's ECT Service Chief, discusses the safety and efficacy of this treatment with Baltimore Magazine.
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows how psilocybin can be used to treat depression. Dr. Scott Aaronson, chief science officer at Sheppard Pratt's Institute for Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics and one of the study's authors, discusses the results.
The crisis in youth mental health has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sheppard Pratt is already an acclaimed leader in youth mental health services, and with your support, we will develop and expand unique programs in our hospitals, in our schools, and across our communities.
Join us as we change the face of youth mental health to impact lives locally, nationally, and globally.