Healthy Minds with Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein

Post-partum Depression

One out of seven mothers experiences post-partum depression, but not all are diagnosed and treated. Glenda Wrenn, M.D., director of the Kennedy Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity and Maureen Sayres Van Niel, M.D., founder and former director of the Harvard University Center for Parenting, offer insight for recognizing the symptoms and getting help.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #510

Wednesday, October 31 at 1:00 pm on 12.1

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Donna Morgan, mother of Simone Battle of pop group G.R.L., speaks publicly for the first time about the loss of her daughter to suicide. Suicide prevention expert Maria Oquendo M.D., professor of clinical psychiatry/vice chair for education at Columbia University and director of residency training at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, discusses the latest developments in the diagnosis, treatment and neurobiology of suicidal behavior. 250 characters:Suicide Prevention: The challenges of identifying those at risk of suicide with a focus on young people; the future of medical tests for prevention; removing the stigma of sharing suicidal thoughts; understanding a family's tragedy gives others hope. 100 characters:Suicide Prevention: Identifying those at risk of suicide with no outward signs; removing the stigma.