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.
NYU McSilver has received additional NIMH funding to study the effectiveness of a novel treatment intervention for keeping Black adolescents engaged in depression treatment. The additional funding will add expand the population sample to include Latinx youth.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey spoke about the effects of implicit bias during the panel hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
McSilver’s Dr. Michael A. Lindsey participated in a panel hosted by Commissioner Geoffrey Starks on Black mental health, media and technology.
A new report shows that 151,964 Americans died due to alcohol, drugs or suicide in 2018. NYU McSilver’s Dr. Michael A. Lindsey provided additional context with Black youth suicide data.
The following resources have been gathered from the collective expertise of staff from the NYU McSilver Institute to share advice, research and training for anyone who serves vulnerable communities or wishes to understand how trauma, stress, resilience and mental health trends impact all who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic—but particularly youth, communities of color […]
Following months of listening events and meetings in Washington, DC and across multiple Congressional districts, The Congressional Black Caucus’s Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health today released a report, “Ring the Alarm: the Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America,” outlining the state of Black youth mental health and detailed policy recommendations for consideration by Congress. Chaired by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, the task force was formed in April to explore the causes of and solutions to increasing rates of suicide among Black children. The report was assembled with the help of the task force’s working group, led by Dr. Michael Lindsey, PhD, MSW, MPH, Executive Director of the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research.