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.
McSilver’s Executive Director was appointed by the CDC to serve on the Community Preventive Services Task Force starting in January 2022, and elected to the American Society for Suicide Prevention Board.
He will join 11 other scholars and leaders in the prestigious social work academy’s Class of 2021.
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.
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 webinar hosted by NIMH, with SAMHSA, titled “Responding to the Alarm: Addressing Black Youth Suicide.”
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.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, the Executive Director of the NYU McSilver Institute, has been elected to the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Social Work as a Distinguished Fellow. NAP is an interdisciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to affordable, accessible, coordinated quality healthcare for all. Members, elected by their peers, include healthcare practitioners and scholars who have demonstrated excellence in their profession and a commitment to furthering practice, scholarship, and policy in support of interprofessional care.