• Jason Williams

    About 1 in 4 mental-health ER visits in Colorado are by children, new data shows

    Dec 20, 2019 by Department of Psychiatry
    In 2018, Children’s Hospital saw the most psychiatric emergency visits — about 4,100 — in a 10-year period. However the number has decreased slightly, with the facility estimating it will have 3,700 visits this year, said Jason Williams, operations director for the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at the hospital [and associate adjunct professor of psychiatry at CU School of Medicine].
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  • D Tyler Coyle

    CU Anschutz Grant Will Train Students to Prescribe Drugs That Fight Opioid Addiction

    Nov 21, 2019 by Department of Psychiatry
    As the nation struggles with a persistent epidemic of opioid addiction, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is taking a critical step that will allow its graduates to better treat patients and save lives.
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  • Jay Shore - Copy

    The doctor will Skype you now: Online counseling goes high tech

    Nov 18, 2019 by Department of Psychiatry
    Jay Shore, director of telemedicine at the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, sees native Alaskan patients via video links…. Video consultations are also increasingly being used in emergency medicine. “Most emergency departments are challenged to deal with psychiatric emergencies,” explains Shore.
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  • Helen Coons, PhD

    Everything Women Need to Know About Depression During Pregnancy

    Nov 8, 2019 by Department of Psychiatry
    The number one risk factor for becoming depressed during pregnancy is having a prior history of depression, Helen L. Coons, psychiatry professor at University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, tells Health.
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  • Neill Epperson

    Dr. Epperson Q & A: the relationship between women's brain health and dementia

    Sep 27, 2019 by CU Anschutz Today
    As part of World Alzheimer’s Month in September, CU Anschutz Today interviewed Neill Epperson, MD, Chair of the CU Department of Psychiatry. In this interview, Dr. Epperson and Kristin O'Neill discuss the relationship between women’s brain health and dementia, in an effort to better understand why Alzheimer’s affects women more than men, and what, if any, preventative strategies women can use to protect themselves against the onset of dementia.
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  • Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology

    Call for Articles: Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology

    Sep 27, 2019 by Department of Psychiatry
    The Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology is now seeking contributions for issues in 2020. Past issues have been topical but each future issue will include a variety of articles of general interest.
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