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Judge Faces the Challenge of the Criminalization of Mental Illness

Miami, Florida is famous for its sun, sand and sea. Less commonly known is the fact that it hosts the highest percentage of people with a mental illness of any urban area in the U.S.—three times the national average, to be exact.

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Advice to Parents on Diagnosing and Treating Anxiety Disorders in Young People

Dr. Francis Lee, is the Mortimer D. Sackler Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and an attending psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

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Homelessness and Mental Illness: A Challenge to Our Society

What is the prevalence of mental illness among people experiencing homelessness in the U.S.?

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Dr. Herbert Pardes Reflects on the Origins and Importance of the Foundation’s Scientific Council

Please enjoy this Q&A sit down with Herbert Pardes, M.D., Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / President and Founding Member of the BBRF Scientific Council, and 2014 Pardes Humanitarian Prizewinner in Ment

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Advice for Parents on Early Signs of Schizophrenia

Dr. Dolores Malaspina applied to medical school with one aim–to understand the illness, schizophrenia, that afflicts her younger sister.

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