Suicide and mental illness are often seen as a ‘white phenomenon,’ but a different picture emerges when looking at trends in youth, Dr. Michael A. Lindsey told New York Times’ Christina Caron.
Saving Young Black Lives: Reversing Suicide Trends features interviews with a survivor, parent affected by suicide, pro athlete and mental health experts
A new study in Prevention Science points to the need to update suicide prevention screening tools to save more young Black lives.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey’s statement is included in Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman’s press release about H.R. 1475.
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.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey is a co-author of the study showing Black caregivers involved in the child welfare system get less depression treatment.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, Executive Director, joined a panel of experts to discuss trends in the time of COVID-19, and actions steps.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey discussed the effects of police brutality on Black mental health with actress and activist Taraji P. Henson.
Efforts by the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research to inform policymakers about troubling trends in Black youth mental health reached an important milestone today, when the House of Representatives passed the Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act.
McSilver Institute’s Dr. Michael A. Lindsey was among the participants in a virtual town hall dedicated to the late Rep. John Lewis.