UC Davis Behavioral Health Center of Excellence

June 2017 Newsletter 

Mental Health Awareness | Symposium| Webinar | Policy | News 


May 1 BHCOE Symposium Presentation Videos Available!

Check out great discussions from the symposium on Serving Early Psychosis Populations: Evidence-Based Practices and Systems. 
spring symposium youtube

Did you catch the full BHCOE Spring Webinar Series? 

Watch and subscribe to the BHCOE's YouTube channel to view our webinars and special presentations.
BHCOE Spring 2017 webinar series

Mental Health Policy

Spring is a busy time for the California legislature. Here are a few mental health related bills to watch.*
AB 1315 (Mullin): Early Psychosis Intervention and Early Mental Health Detection Programs
SB 192 (Beall): Mental Health Services Act Reversion Fund
AB 1340 (Maienschein): Continuing Medical Education: Mental and Physical Health Care Integration
*This notice is meant for educational purposes only and is not a statement in support of or against current legislation.  

Mental Health Makes the Headlines

BHCOE Pilot Award recipient, Dr. Amanda Guyer points out in a newly published study that as neuroimaging becomes more feasible in diagnosis, the findings could prove helpful in identifying individuals’ risk for depression early on.
BHCOE Pilot Award recipient and ADHD researcher, Dr. Julie Schweitzer, weighs in on the fidget spinner trend.

BHCOE Mentored Early Career Award recipient, Johnna Swartz and Jay Belsky, professor of human development are uncovering intriguing clues about the connection between genetics, stress, and opportunity that could change the way society views, treats, and prevents depression, anxiety, and other disorders. 

Make a Difference for Mental Health

Your contribution to the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence enables advancements in research, mental health care and policy to improve the lives of those touched by mental illness. Consider making an online tax-deductible gift today. For additional giving opportunities or funding priorities, please contact Jennifer Scott, director of development, at jescott@ucdavis.edu or (530) 752-5304. Thank you!
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