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Clinical PsyD Alum, Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor, Dr. Patrick Downes Talks with “Home Base Nation” Podcast

Clinical PsyD Alum, Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor, Dr. Patrick Downes discussed his experiences in recovery, dealing with trauma, and his work with service members with “Home Base Nation” Podcast

Boston25: Even as pandemic fades, concerns OCD behaviors will remain prevalent

Dr. Julie Ryan spoke with Boston25 about pandemic related behaviors and OCD

GBH: Lexington Shooting Revives Calls for Mental Health Co-Response Models

Dr. Sarah Abbott, director of the William James College Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Healh and associate professor of Clinical Psychology, spoke with GBH News about co-responder programs that pair mental health professionals with law enforcement officers to respond to calls where interventions...

WCVB Channel 5's Maria Stephanos Discusses Isolation, Pandemic Mental Health Impacts, with President Nicholas Covino

WCVB Boston Channel 5's Maria Stephanos spoke with William James College President Nicholas Covino about what it's going to take to rebuild our communities and social structures following the prolonged period of isolation caused by the pandemic.

Boston25: Peace Corps Inspired Program Encourages Young People to Pursue Mental Health Careers

Whitney Enobakhare, Marc Abelard, and Dr. Gemima St. Louis, spoke to Fox 25 about the Behavioral Health Service Corp, a workforce initiative designed to attract new and emerging talent to work in behavioral healthcare, and provide supportive pathways.

Boston Globe: Mental Health a Factor as Colleges Calculate Omicron Risks

A Boston Globe article discusses the challenges college students are facing during the pandemic. WJC President Nicholas Covino was quoted.

Toward Healing: Report Finds Gaps in Pandemic Services Available to AAPI Communities

Asian American and Pacific Island (AAPI) communities were particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 exposure and its causes, and had a harder time accessing care during the pandemic. A recent story published through The Boston University Statehouse Program highlighted a new report that showcased these vulnerab...

Boston 25 News Report: With Young People Hit Hard by the Pandemic, More College Students are Interested in Studying Mental Health

Before the pandemic, approximately 1 in 5 people in the United States, or around 18 to 20 percent of the population, reported anxiety, depression, substance abuse, or trauma.

Article by WJC Geropsychology Researchers Asks: What is Wisdom?

Do you really become wiser as you age? Perhaps we know what it means if a person is said to be wise, but what, exactly, is wisdom?

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