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McSilver Hails US House Passage of Mental Health Equity Act
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey’s statement is included in Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman’s press release about H.R. 1475.
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McSilver Executive Director: Police Violence Impacts Mental Health
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey spoke to CBS News’ Elaine Quijano about the mental health impact of the Derek Chauvin trial and other instances of police violence on Black mental health.
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McSilver Supports NY’s COVID-19 Emotional Help Line Project Hope
The Institute and its Technical Assistance Centers are among the organizations supporting NY Project Hope’s mission.
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Study: Self-Reported Suicide Attempts Rising In Black Teens As Other Groups Decline

Adding to what is known about the growing crisis of suicide among American teens, a team led by researchers at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University have uncovered several troubling trends during the period of 1991-2017, among Black high school students, in particular. Their findings were published in the November 2019 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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