January 26, 2021
MSNBC Anchor & NBC News Senior Business Correspondent Stephanie Ruhle moderated Child Mind Institute Summit: Telehealth and the Coronavirus More
New York, NY – California Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris, MD, took part in the Child Mind Institute Summit: Telehealth and the Coronavirus, bringing attention to both the benefits and challenges of healthcare access. The Facebook Live conversation between Dr. Harris and Child Mind Institute President Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, focused on youth mental health during the coronavirus pandemic and the impact of telehealth. The event was moderated by Stephanie Ruhle, MSNBC news anchor and NBC News senior business correspondent.
January 13, 2021
Technology is an Essential Tool for Improving Our Understanding of Mental Health and Learning Disorders and How to Better Treat Them More
New York, NY – Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) has emerged as one of the most promising tools for developing objective, brain-based laboratory tests and growth charts that can be used to guide clinical decision-making and interventions for mental health and learning disorders. Despite myriad advances over the past two decades of fMRI research, the field is yet to address lingering concerns about measurement reliability – a fundamental prerequisite for any clinically useful test in medicine.
December 17, 2020
Team is recognized with the 2020 NIMH Director’s Award for the development of CRISIS, an innovative COVID mood study More
New York, NY – Researchers from the Child Mind Institute are part of a team that has been recognized by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) with a prestigious Director’s Award for their development of Coronavirus Healthy and Impact Survey (CRISIS), a mood survey in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The award was presented today by NIMH Leadership during the 2020 NIMH Virtual Director’s Award Ceremony.
December 9, 2020
(NEW YORK, NY ) – The Child Mind Institute hosted its 11th annual benefit virtually on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, with all donations supporting the organization’s efforts to reach children and communities in need. This year’s benefit raised $6.3 million - $3.2 million coming from the gala event and an additional $3.1 million in accelerated support from donors earlier in the year - to support the Child Mind Institute’s clinical financial aid, school and community programs, and cutting-edge open science research on the developing brain. More
December 3, 2020
The Child Mind Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to clinical care, research, and resources for children struggling with mental health and learning disorders, has established a Technology Transfer Office. This office will provide greater visibility and transparency of the MATTER Lab’s research initiatives and intellectual property to the broader investment and strategic communities. More
October 26, 2020
NEW YORK, NY – The Child Mind Institute today released the 2020 Children’s Mental Health Report: Telehealth in an Increasingly Virtual World, a new analysis of the impact telehealth is having on the delivery of children’s mental health care in America. Utilized by millions of patients during the ongoing pandemic, telehealth offers an efficient way to support the mental health needs of children, especially those in rural, marginalized and low socioeconomic status communities who face the most persistent barriers to care. Telehealth in an Increasingly Virtual World offers a comprehensive overview of recent research and other key information about the state of this game-changing clinical tool that was once a convenience but has become, for many, a necessity. More
October 9, 2020
The HBO Produced Conversation Coincides With World Mental Health Day on October 10th More
New York, NY – To mark World Mental Health Day on October 10th, an international day for mental health education, awareness and advocacy, the Child Mind Institute is sharing an exclusive conversation between Bill Hader, star and co-creator of HBO’s award-winning Barry, and Child Mind Institute president, Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz. The conversation was produced in kind by HBO and taped in Los Angeles in early March 2020.
October 5, 2020
New York, NY – The Child Mind Institute will virtually host its 10th annual On the Shoulders of Giants Scientific Symposium with a powerful roundtable discussion on Tuesday, October 6 from 5 - 8p.m. EST. In addition, five high school students from across the U.S. will be recognized for demonstrating exceptional promise in science during the 9th Annual Rising Scientist Awards. More
August 27, 2020
Webinars, workshops, and other resources are part of the City’s “Bridge to School” initiative focused on the social and emotional well-being of students, teachers, and school staff More
NEW YORK, NY – The Child Mind Institute announced that it is partnering with the New York City Department of Education to provide a suite of tools for teachers and other school-based staff, including webinars, workshops, videos and print materials to support social-emotional learning in the classroom, as well as a helpline for educators to receive additional guidance and support, as part of the City’s new “Bridge to School” initiative. These efforts are all focused on addressing trauma associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and giving communities the resources they need to provide safe, supportive schools.
August 26, 2020
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced “Bridge to School,” a Citywide initiative for the 2020-21 school year focused on the social and emotional well-being of students and adults in order to create a safe, supportive learning environment that confronts the trauma caused by the COVID-19 crisis. As a result, schools will be equipped to integrate trauma-informed practices into school reopening, and build off of last year’s major expansion of mental health supports in schools. More