Recent Media Coverage for the McSilver Institute

Dr. Lindsey appearing in a video interview broadcast of CBSN in October 2019

Media Coverage

The McSilver Institute’s research, policy recommendations, and accomplishments have recently been noted by news outlets across the media spectrum. Some highlights of our media coverage are below (this list was last updated March 4, 2020):

March 2020

Black Men’s Emotions on Display at the Staples Center and Beyond
The Crisis Magazine

February 2020

How Philanthropy Can Create Public Systems Change
Philanthropy News Digest

How Philanthropy Can Create Public Systems Change
Stanford Social Innovation Review

Why Are Black Kids Dying By Suicide?
AJ+

A Surge in Suicides
Metrofocus PBS-NY

January 2020

A Black Epidemic We Don’t Talk About
Inside Sources/Newsday

McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research S2 Episode 6: Dismantling a System That is ‘Eating Up Black Boys’, ft Dr. Divine Pryor
Black Westchester Magazine

Sounding the Alarm on Black Youth Suicide
APA News

OPINION: Black Students’ Mental Health Needs More Attention
Indiana Daily Student

Sports Couldn’t Save Bryce Gowdy, and His Suicide Shines a Sad Spotlight on an Ignored Crisis
Washington Post

Bryce Gowdy’s Suicide: Why This Column Struck a Nerve and Why We Can’t Drop This Conversation
Orlando Sentinel

December 2019

New Report Documents an Alarming Rise in Suicide Rates Among Black Youth
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Suicide Is The Second-Leading Cause Of Death For Black Youth And Is Rising Faster Than Any Other Racial And Ethnic Group, New Study Shows
The North Star

Suicide Rate Rising Fast for Black Youth, Report Finds
NBCNews.com/NBCBLK

Wake Up With WURD – December 19, 2019
WURD Philadelphia – 96.1 FM/900 AM

Proposed Legislation Attempts to Address Rising Suicide Rates Among Black Children
CBS News

Congressional Taskforce Report Highlights Alarming Trends in Black Youth Suicide Rates
News-Medical.Net

November 2019

Study: Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teenagers
Inside City Hall with Errol Louis on Spectrum News NY1

What’s Behind the Rise in Self-Reported Suicide Attempts among Black Teens?
The Steve Fund Blog Post

November 18 – Nikole Hannah-Jones Will Appear for a Fireside Chat….
Gotham Gazette – The Run of the Week in Detail

About Our Kids – November 15, 2019
Doctor Radio on Sirius XM Channel 110

Black Teen Suicide Reaches Historic Highs
Chicago Defender, Atlanta Voice and Charleston Chronicle via NNPA Newswire

Learn Signs of Teen Suicide
Toledo Blade

Rise in Youth Suicide Rates Confounds Experts
Psychiatric News

October 2019

Suicide Attempts among Black Teenagers Are Rising
ABC News Radio

Suicide Attempts among Black Teenagers Are Rising
ABCNews.com

Stigma, Poverty and Distrust May Be to Blame for Disproportionate Increase in ‘Suicide Attempts’ Among Black Teens
Atlanta Black Star

Commentary: State needs black-youth suicide prevention task force
Albany Times-Union

New Study Finds Suicide Attempts amongst Black Children and Teens Are Rising
Baller Alert

American Academy of Pediatrics Reports Black Teen Suicide Attempts Are on the Rise 
BET.com

Study Finds Suicide Rates among Black Children Are Rising
Blavity

Dr. Lindsey on CBS News
Suicide attempts among black children and teens increasing at alarming rates, study finds
CBS News

Stop the Stigma: Mental Health in the Black Community
CBS This Morning
Podcast

Reported suicide attempts among black teens have spiked since 1991, study shows, raising concerns about availability of mental health care
Chicago Tribune 

Suicide attempts up in black U.S. teens
Clinical Psychiatry News

Suicide attempts by black teens are increasing, study says
CNN Health

Suicide Attempts Are on the Rise Among Black Teens, According to New Study
Complex

Crain’s NY Health Pulse AT A GLANCE — Suicide Attempts
Crain’s New York Business

Suicide attempts by black teens are rising at alarming rates – even as rates fall among their white peers
Daily Mail Online

Reported Suicide Attempts Among Black Teens Have Spiked Since 1991, Study Shows
Education Week

Suicide Rates For Black Boys And Girls Disproportionately High
Essence

Suicidal thoughts, attempts rising among black teens
Healio – Infectious Diseases in Children

Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens
HealthDay

Suicide Attempts Among Black Teens Are Increasing
HuffPost

Dr. Michael Lindsey on How to Help Teens Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts
Joe Madison on Sirius XM Urban Voice

KHN Morning Briefing, OCT 14 2019: “Startling Rise Of Suicides In Black Teens Since 1991 Sparks Concerns About Access To Care, Failing Outreach Efforts”
Kaiser Health News

KHN Morning Briefing, OCT 17 2019: “Teen Suicide Rate Increases 56% CDC Report Shows, Prompting Pleas For Awareness Among Parents, Teachers”
Kaiser Health News

Suicide Rates For Black Female Teens On The Rise
MadameNoire

Black Girl Depression Fully Grown: My Relationship With My Sadness
MadameNoire

Suicide attempts up in black U.S. teens
Family Practice News
from MDedge

Suicide attempts by Black teens have risen, and I’m not surprised
Mic

Suicide attempts by black teens are increasing, study says
The Mercury News

Study Finds Suicide Rates Among Black Children Are Rising
The New York Beacon

Black Adolescents Show Dramatic Increase In Suicide Attempts Compared To Whites, According To Study
News One

Suicide Attempts Rise among Black Teens, but Researcher Says Data on Solutions Is Missing
NPR: Here and Now

Suicide attempts rising among black youths, especially girls: study
NY Daily News

Suicide attempts rising for black teens, study shows
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Politico Pulse: “WHAT WE’RE READING With Dan Goldberg and Susannah Luthi”
Politico

Suicide attempts rising among black teens
Reuters

Reported Suicide Attempts by Black Teens Are Increasing: Study
The Daily Beast

Self-reported suicide attempts among black US teens rising, study finds
The Guardian

Study Finds Suicide Attempts Among Black Children And Teens On The Rise
The North Star

Report: Suicide Attempts Among Black Teens Increased by 73 Percent
The Root

New research confirms self-reported suicide attempts on the rise for Black teens
The Grio

Suicide attempts increase among black teens, study says
UPI

Suicide Attempt Rates for Black Teens Continue to Rise
U.S. News & World Report

Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens
WebMD

Dr. Lindsey in the WNYC studios in October of 2019.

Suicide Attempts Are Rising Among Black Teens
WNYC News/NPR: Morning Edition

Monday Morning QB – Monday, October 21, 2019
WPFW
— 89.3FM Washington, DC

Suicide attempts rising among black teens
Yahoo News

Cerro Coso Community College hosts statewide retreat for prison educators
Tehachapi News

August 2019

How Barbers Are Getting Black Men Talking About Mental Health
HuffPost

July 2019

Interesting People Doing Important Work: Dr. Michael A. Lindsey
Mary Christie Foundation Quarterly (Page 14)

Social Work HEALS Students Make Strides in Health Care Services
Social Work Advocates (Subscribers-only access)

Watson Coleman Introduces Resolution to Acknowledge Disparities in Mental Health Care
Insider NJ

How This Texas College Gives Every Single Student Help with Trauma, Mental Health
Dallas Morning News

June 2019

What’s Going On: Caribbean American Month
New York Carib News

What’s Going On? Black Children Between the Ages of 5 and 11 Are Committing Suicide More Than Whites and Experts Don’t Know Why
Atlanta Black Star

Meek Mill: ‘Ate Alive in the Criminal System’
FAQ NYC

Meek Mill Honored with NYU’s Vanguard for Social Justice Award
ABC Radio News Online

Meek Mill Receives Vanguard Social Justice Award From NYU’s McSilver Institute
All Hip Hop

‘Speak Up For the Voiceless’: Meek Mill Honored With Social Justice Award
Atlanta Black Star

Meek Mill Receives Vanguard Social Justice Award From NYU’s McSilver Institute
BET

Meek Mill Honored With Social Justice Award From NYU’s McSilver Institute
Billboard

Meek Mill Receives Special Honor from NYU for His Criminal Justice Reform Efforts
Blavity

Trophies: Meek Mill Receives A Social Justice Award At NYU’s McSilver Institute
Bossip

Meek Mill Receives Social Justice Award at NYU’s McSilver Institute
Complex

Meek Mill Hanging with Malcolm Jenkins at Social Justice Awards
Heavy

Meek Mill Collects Another Award!!
Hot 107.5 Detroit

Meek Mill Honored With Social Justice Award at NYU’s McSilver Institute
Hot 97 (NYC)

MEEK MILL: Honored at NYU
iHeart Radio News

Meek Mill Is Honored By NYU
MSN Daily Motion

Meek Mill Honored With Social Justice Award from NYU
Okay Player

Meek Mill Receives Social Justice Award from NYU
Revolt TV

Meek Mill Receives Social Justice Award from NYU’s McSilver Institute
The Fader

#TSRPositiveImages: Meek Mill Honored With Social Justice Award At NYU’s McSilver Institute
The Shade Room

Meek Mill Accepts Social Justice Award at NYU’s Mcsilver Institute
The Source

Meek Mill, Now a Soldier for Reform, Gets Recognition for His Stance Against Injustice in the System
TheGrio

Meek Mill Honored With NYU’s Vanguard For Social Justice Award
Vibe

May 2019

Report Shows How Poverty Sends New Yorkers into Criminal Justice System
Amsterdam News

Bars: The Addictive Relationship with Xanax & Hip Hop
Complex

Mental Health: A Hidden Crisis in Schools?
The Educated Reporter

In Movement toward Awareness, Taraji P. Henson Announces Mental Health Conference
TheGrio

Black Boys, Ready to Die
FAQ NYC

Youth Suicide Crisis: How Can Families, Government and the Medical Community Help?
The Journal News/LoHud

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It
The Root

Black Youth Suicides: The Focus of a New CBC Task Force
BET

Congressional Black Caucus Launches Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health
Essence

The North Star: Congressional Black Caucus Launches Task Force on Black Youth Suicide And Mental Health
The North Star

Black Men Still Incarcerated at Disproportionate Levels
LA Sentinel and NNPA Newspaper Affiliates

April 2019

#TheNewNext: ‘Black Boys & Men’ Podcast Tackles Myths
Philadelphia Tribune

NYC Task Force and Report Tackles Incarceration
Diverse Issues in Higher Education

February 2019

CCRB, NYU Host Summit on Youth-Police Relations
Amsterdam News

NBC News/NBCBLK: For Black Children, There’s a Rising Need to Create Safe Spaces to Talk about Trauma
NBC

January 2019

Suicides among Black Children Are on the Rise. Where Are We?
The Crisis Magazine

Burnout Risk for In-Prison Educators Could Jeopardize Programs for Incarcerated Students
The ACEs Connection Blog

December 2018

The Number of Suicides among Black Children Has Doubled Since The 1990s
Blavity

Wake Up With WURD – December 18, 2018
WURD Philadelphia – 96.1 FM/900 AM

How Black Parents Can Start the Hard, But Necessary, Conversation about Suicide Prevention with Young Children
The Grio

Schools Need to Step Up to Fight a Rise In Suicides Among Black Children
The Hechinger Report

5 Years after Claire Davis Died in a School Shooting, Improvements Seen in Threat Prevention, But Gaps Remain
Colorado Public Radio

October 2018

Domestic Violence Survivors, You Are Not Alone
The New York Amsterdam News

September 2018

NYU McSilver Institute appoints Sheryl Huggins Salomon as Communications Director
The New York Amsterdam News

June 2018

Dr. Christina Greer: Happy Pride Month!
The New York Amsterdam News

May 2018

Dr. Christina Greer: May is Mental Health Awareness Month
The New York Amsterdam News

40 Under 40: The Rising Stars in New York City Food Policy (Class of 2018)
Hunter College New YOrk City Food Policy Center

Dr. Christina Greer: Happy Mother’s Day
The New York Amsterdam News

Annual Gala Pays Tribute to ICL Leadership in Behavioral Health and Launch of East New York Hub
City Limits

April 2018

Now ‘Resetting,’ Chirlane McCray’s $850 Million Mental Health Program Has A Lot Riding On It
Gotham Gazette

Dr. Christina Greer: Remembering and celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The New York Amsterdam News

March 2018

Watch: More Black Children Are Turning to Suicide, so What Can We Do About It?
The Root

Study: Depression Varies among Racial Groups
Philadelphia Public School – The Notebook

February 2018

Dr. Christina Greer: Happy Black History Month, and Let Us Forever Remember our Living History
The New York Amsterdam News

Recently Published Research

2019

Lindsey M, Sheftall A, Xiao Y, Joe S. “Trends of Suicidal Behaviors Among High School Students in the United States: 1991–2017,” Pediatrics, October 14, 2019.

Xiao Y, Romanelli M, Lindsey M. “A Latent Class Analysis of Health Lifestyles and Suicidal Behaviors among U.S. Adolescents,” Journal of Affective Disorders, August 1, 2019.

Hamovitch E, Acri M, Bornheimer L. “An Analysis of the Relationship Between Parenting Self-Efficacy, the Quality of Parenting, and Parental and Child Emotional Health,” Journal of Family Social Work, June 28, 2019.

Hudson K, Romanelli M. “”We Are Powerful People”: Health-Promoting Strengths of LGBTQ Communities of Color,” Qualitative Health Research, March 28, 2019.

Lindsey M, Romanelli M, Ellis M, et al. “The Influence of Treatment Engagement on Positive Outcomes in the Context of a School-Based Intervention for Students with Externalizing Behavior Problems,” Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, March 8, 2019.

Acri M, Hamovitch E, Lambert K, et al. “Perceived benefits of a multiple family group for children with behavior problems and their families.” Social Work With Groups. February 4, 2019.

Acri M, Fuss AA, Quintero P, et al. “An Assessment of The New York State Behavioral Health System’s Readiness to Transition to Medicaid Managed Care.” Community Mental Health Journal. January 30, 2019.