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Collaborating in the Field: Doubling Down on Education About the Co-Response Model

Collaborating in the Field: Doubling Down on Education About the Co-Response Model

In one way or another, Sarah E. Abbott, PhD, Director of the Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Health, has spent the majority of her career at the intersection of individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and the community at large. Her first exposure to work in America (after earning her BA at home, in England) came via recruitment by a nonprofit agency in central Massachusetts where Abbott spent several nights each week in a residential group home for individuals ages 18-25 with a mental health condition. While there, she witnessed first-hand the challenges associated when police responded to calls—which didn’t always go well.

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U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III paid a visit to William James College for a roundtable discussion with faculty members and senior leadership. The visit coincided with

Conversations, Episode 19: Asian American Mental Health

Society is becoming more globalized than ever, and the field of mental health is struggling to keep up. Minority groups face countless obstacles in accessing mental health services.

William James College Forum Addresses “Public Health Crisis of Our Generation"

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In Kenya, Clean Water Means a Better Life

William James College is the recipient of a grant from the non-profit P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program which provides clean drinking water to children and families in need around the world. Because of the overlap between clean water and health and well-being, William James' immersion students...

Conversations, Episode 18: Examining LGBTQ Issues in Education

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Conversations, Episode 16: Mental Health Issues and the Dreamers

On Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, the President of the United States suggested that DACA, which stands for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act


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