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Panel discusses mental illness stigma facing minorities

Published: Jul 27th, 2018

Andres Pumariega, M.D., chief of child and adolescent psychiatry, participated in a National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month town hall discussion covered by The Gainesville Sun.

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Examining rising suicide rates

Published: Jun 14th, 2018

See a video and read a Gainesville Sun op-ed by chief of child and adolescent psychiatry and MBI member Dr. Andres Pumariega addressing the suicide epidemic in the U.S.


Dr. Michael Shapiro discusses pediatric depression

Published: May 31st, 2018

When does parental refusal for treatment of depression constitute medical neglect? Child psychiatrist and MBI member Dr. Michael Shapiro discusses this topic in The Conversation.

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Research shows migraine and depression medications can be used together safely

Published: Feb 27th, 2018

A study by Dr. Yulia Orlova published in JAMA Neurology supports the safety of combining two medications (triptans and SSRIs or SNRIs) to treat both migraines and depression.