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Healthy Minds with Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein

Youth and Mental Wellness: Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation

Lady Gaga’s mother, Cynthia Germanotta, discusses her family’s foundation for youth suffering from depression, anxiety and PTSD, inspired by her daughter’s own struggle. With Born This Way Foundation executive director Maya Enista Smith.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #501

Wednesday, December 12 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.