Menninger Clinic News en 2014 Menninger Clinic Marijuana: Helping Teens Say "No" When Everyone Else Says "Yes" http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/marijuana-helping-teens-say-no-when-everyone-else-says-yes Menninger News 7/25/2014 3:32:00 PM Adolescence is the worst possible time for using marijuana. Here are tips for talking to teens about the drug. Menninger Names Dr. C. Edward Coffey as President and CEO http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-names-dr-c-edward-coffey-as-president-and-ceo Menninger News 7/16/2014 7:00:00 PM Dr. Coffey will assume these leadership roles effective September 29. Menninger Ranks in Top 5 Best Psychiatric Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's Annual Survey http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-ranks-in-top-5-best-psychiatric-hospitals-in-u-s-news-world-report-s-annual-survey Menninger News 7/15/2014 12:00:00 PM CultureMap Publishes Director of Psychology's Attempt to Explain the Inexplicable: Why Do People Commit Suicide? http://bit.ly/1jzxqgj Menninger News 6/18/2014 10:17:00 PM Words Hurt: Five Tips to Help Parents Communicate Better http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/words-hurt-five-tips-to-help-parents-communicate-better Menninger News 6/18/2014 8:23:00 PM Children are especially vulnerable to their parents' remarks and rebukes. Elizabeth Newlin, MD, offers tips on what not to say and why. Blog Post: Speaking Up & Out to Reduce the Stigma of Mental Illness http://bit.ly/1rlwO6S Menninger News 5/30/2014 8:21:00 PM Boosting Your Summer Body Image http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/boosting-your-summer-body-image Menninger News 5/29/2014 8:25:00 PM Dreading donning your swimsuit this summer? Psychologist and eating disorders expert Rebecca Wagner, PhD, offers these tips to help you. Blog Post: Addict, Junkie, Pothead, Crackhead, Loser: Putting Tired Old Labels to Rest & Challenging Stigma http://bit.ly/1gUDe8t Menninger News 5/28/2014 6:56:00 PM Psychiatric News Publishes Chief of Staff's Article on Personality Disorders http://psychnews.psychiatryonline.org/newsarticle.aspx?articleid=1872836 Menninger News 5/22/2014 3:01:00 PM CultureMap Covers Menninger Annual Signature Luncheon http://houston.culturemap.com/news/society/05-18-14-academy-award-winning-actress-talks-about-her-familys-struggle-with-mental-illness-in-houston/ Menninger News 5/19/2014 6:40:00 PM Mariel Hemingway, Brene Brown to Headline The Menninger 2014 Annual Signature Luncheon on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 http://www.menningerclinic.com/about/donate/events Menninger News 5/12/2014 11:20:00 AM Blog Post: Caring for the Mentally Ill, Combatting Stigma is the Heart & Soul of Psychiatric Nursing http://bit.ly/1izlj18 Menninger News 5/9/2014 9:17:00 PM Blog Post: A Mother's Recollections of Postpartum Depression http://bit.ly/1j4wsx0 Menninger News 5/9/2014 9:16:00 PM Houston Chronicle Quotes Psychologist for Eating Disorders Story http://www.chron.com/default/article/Eating-disorders-present-a-long-term-challenge-5424375.php Menninger News 4/28/2014 10:27:00 PM How to Cool Down in a Hurry http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/how-to-cool-down-in-a-hurry Menninger News 4/25/2014 5:35:00 PM Expressing rage may feel satisfying, but it probably won't help the situation - or your career. What to Expect from a Long-term Psychiatric Hospitalization http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/what-to-expect-from-a-long-term-psychiatric-hospitalization Menninger News 4/18/2014 7:39:00 PM Not knowing what happens during treatment heightens anxiety for both patients and families. Here's a general idea of what to expect. New York Times Quotes Associate Director of Research in Story on Suicide Prevention http://nyti.ms/1kpdoIC Menninger News 4/14/2014 7:15:00 PM Blog Post: Marijuana: The Modern-Day Trojan Horse We Need to Talk About http://bit.ly/1iESUtG Menninger News 3/31/2014 6:36:00 PM How to Survive the Sex Talk http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/how-to-survive-the-sex-talk Menninger News 3/31/2014 3:30:00 PM Certified sex therapist John O'Neill, LCSW, LCDC, CAS, offers tips for parents who are uncomfortable talking about sex with their children. Houston Chronicle Quotes Social Worker in Story on Dangers of Hash Oil http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Potentially-explosive-new-trend-in-marijuana-use-5343788.php?cmpid=hpfc#comments Menninger News 3/25/2014 9:12:00 PM Blog Post: I'm a Registered Dietitian & I Don't Like "The Biggest Loser" http://bit.ly/1fwZnSG Menninger News 3/7/2014 4:50:00 PM Blog Post: Is Psychiatry's Drug Addiction Increasing the Stigma of Mental Illness? http://bit.ly/P567Cv Menninger News 3/7/2014 4:48:00 PM Blog Post: It's Time to Arm Teenagers with Knowledge of Psychology http://bit.ly/1ncT39y Menninger News 3/7/2014 4:44:00 PM American College of Psychiatrists Inducts Medical Director as New Member http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/american-college-of-psychiatrists-inducts-medical-director-as-new-member Menninger News 3/6/2014 8:08:00 PM Susan Hardesty, MD, vice president and medical director, has been inducted into the American College of Psychiatrists. What Kids Really Mean When They Say Hurtful Things http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/what-kids-really-mean-when-they-say-hurtful-things Menninger News 3/5/2014 7:47:00 PM Children can say very hurtful things to their parents, but they're not usually trying to intentionally wound them. Blog Post: I'm a Registered Dietitian and I Don't Like "The Biggest Loser" http://bit.ly/1fwZnSG Menninger News 3/5/2014 5:17:00 PM Blog Post: It's Time to Arm Teenagers with Knowledge of Psychology http://bit.ly/1ncT39y Menninger News 3/5/2014 5:15:00 PM Blog Post: What if We REALLY Got Rid of the Shame of Suicide? http://bit.ly/1hGHMMw Menninger News 3/5/2014 11:15:00 AM Blog Post: Does Reframing Mental Illnesses as Brain Disorders Reduce Stigma? http://bit.ly/1fUHFZX Menninger News 2/28/2014 4:05:00 PM Menninger Joins National Network of Depression Centers http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-joins-national-network-of-depression-centers Menninger News 2/27/2014 9:17:00 PM In January, The Menninger Clinic was honored with membership in this prestigious nonprofit network of institutions. Suicide to be Focus of Menninger's Spring Symposium for Mental Health Professionals http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/suicide-to-be-focus-of-menninger-s-spring-symposium-for-mental-health-professionals Menninger News 2/20/2014 12:00:00 AM National experts in suicide treatment and research will present at the March 28 symposium in Houston. Clinic Announces Application Deadline for Psychiatric Nurse Residency Program http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-announces-application-deadline-for-psychiatric-nurse-residency-program Menninger News 2/14/2014 5:33:34 PM Menninger is accepting applications for its Betty Ann Stedman Psychiatric Nurse Residency Program. It's Time to Take the Romantic Relationship Check-Up http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/it-s-time-to-take-the-romantic-relationship-check-up Menninger News 2/13/2014 5:16:05 PM Valentine's Day gives us the chance to review the health of our romantic relationships. Adult Division Director to Present at Suicide Treatment Workshop http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/adult-division-director-to-present-at-suicide-treatment-workshop Menninger News 2/10/2014 9:09:49 PM Michael Groat, PhD, MS, will talk about interventions for suicidal individuals. How Much Anxiety is Too Much? http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/how-much-anxiety-is-too-much Menninger News 2/7/2014 10:58:48 PM We need anxiety, but too much of it can leave individuals feeling agitated and even depressed. Blog Post: Are the Best Days in Mental Health Services Behind Us? http://bit.ly/LfCfQO Menninger News 1/30/2014 10:15:23 PM Why Are Mother/Daughter Relationships So Difficult? http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/why-are-mother-daughter-relationships-so-difficult Menninger News 1/21/2014 11:06:35 PM Patricia Daza, PhD, weighs in on some common mother/daughter conflicts. Blog Post: It's Good to be Good: Love Your Neighbor http://bit.ly/1adTk9X Menninger News 1/17/2014 11:46:15 PM Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic Names New Editor http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/bulletin-of-the-menninger-clinic-names-new-editor Menninger News 1/17/2014 4:08:01 PM B. Christopher Frueh, PhD, director of Clinical Research, has been named the new editor of the Bulletin, a peer-reviewed journal published by Guilford Publications. Blog Post: The Promise of Lasting Change: 5 Tips for Achieving New Year's Resolutions http://bit.ly/18UmCcN Menninger News 12/30/2013 9:27:14 PM Houston Chronicle Publishes Op-Ed by Adolescent Treatment Program Director http://bit.ly/1bVOv2n Menninger News 12/20/2013 10:26:36 PM How Mental Health Professionals Handle Holiday Stress http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/how-mental-health-professionals-handle-holiday-stress Menninger News 12/13/2013 5:16:50 PM Think the stress experts don't stress about the holidays? Think again. Fortunately, years of counseling patients how to deal with stress have helped them develop their own coping strategies. How to Come Clean about Santa Claus http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/how-to-come-clean-about-santa-claus Menninger News 12/9/2013 4:27:35 PM "Is Santa real?" is a question all parents dread. Child and adolescent psychologist Jennifer Crawford, PhD, and mother of four, offers some guidelines. Menninger President and CEO Announces Retirement http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-president-and-ceo-announces-retirement Menninger News 12/4/2013 11:46:03 PM President and CEO Ian Aitken has announced his decision to retire effective June 30, 2014. Blog Post: The Universal Power of Stories to Heal, Challenge and Create Meaning http://bit.ly/1iUyRrJ Menninger News 11/27/2013 10:39:43 PM Five Survival Tips for People Who Hate Parties http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/five-survival-tips-for-people-who-hate-parties Menninger News 11/27/2013 7:00:36 PM Dreading the holiday party season? Here are five tips for navigating the anxiety that people often feel about the party scene. Shop Our Blog's E-store for Holiday Gifts http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/shop-our-blog-s-e-store-for-holiday-gifts Menninger News 11/26/2013 9:41:40 PM Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Shop our clinician-curated Amazon selections on our blog and save big. Clinic to Co-host Networking Lunches for Mental Health Professionals http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-to-co-host-networking-lunches-for-mental-health-professionals(1) Menninger News 11/25/2013 10:37:34 PM The Menninger Clinic is jointly sponsoring networking lunches for mental health professionals throughout the country. Boston Globe Interviews Chief of Staff for Article on Insomnia, Depression http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/science/2013/11/24/therapy-for-insomnia-can-double-odds-recovery-from-depression/rsQNfqZvcAhprnNEN0R0WP/story.html Menninger News 11/25/2013 9:21:04 PM Report on Giving Honors Donors for Supporting Menninger's Mission http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/report-on-giving-honors-donors-for-supporting-menninger-s-mission Menninger News 11/13/2013 10:44:29 PM In our recently published annual Report on Giving, we say "thank you" to the generous supporters who gave between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013. APA to Honor Menninger Chief of Staff with Award http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/apa-to-honor-menninger-chief-of-staff-with-award Menninger News 11/8/2013 4:13:20 PM The American Psychiatric Association announced it will bestow the 2014 Judd Marmor Award to John M. Oldham, MD, MS, chief of staff of The Menninger Clinic. Blog Post: The Case for Encouraging Spirituality in an Age of Instant Gratification http://bit.ly/167cslw Menninger News 10/25/2013 8:44:44 PM Menninger to Co-sponsor November Psychotherapy & Faith Conference http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-to-cosponsor-november-psychotherapy-faith-conference Menninger News 10/25/2013 4:37:11 PM Menninger is pleased to co-sponsor the 22nd annual Psychotherapy & Faith Conference, which will be held Nov. 15 in Houston. Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Make Friends http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/simple-strategies-to-help-your-child-make-friends Menninger News 10/24/2013 12:00:00 AM Child and adolescent psychiatrist Elizabeth Newlin, MD, offers parents tips on helping their young children make friends and build relationships. Menninger to Co-sponsor "Treating Trauma: Tending to the Healer & the Client" http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-to-co-sponsor-treating-trauma-tending-to-the-healer-the-client Menninger News 10/18/2013 2:15:00 PM Menninger is pleased to co-sponsor with The Refuge, A Healing Place this one-day workshop November 1 in Florida. Five (5.0) CEUS will be available. What Child Therapists Wish Parents Knew about Tweens http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/what-child-therapists-wish-parents-knew-about-tweens Menninger News 10/16/2013 9:57:13 PM The tween years throw many parents for a loop. Suddenly their sweet-tempered, easygoing child turns into an argumentative mess of emotions. What's going on, and how should parents react? Blog Post: Attachment to God & the Implications for Psychotherapists http://bit.ly/1auzjab Menninger News 10/15/2013 8:25:33 PM Clinic to Co-host Networking Lunches for Mental Health Professionals http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-to-co-host-networking-lunches-for-mental-health-professionals Menninger News 10/15/2013 3:30:00 PM The Menninger Clinic is co-hosting networking lunches for mental health professionals across the country. Blog Post: Inspiring Hope in the Face of Depression and Hopelessness http://bit.ly/18vBV8H Menninger News 10/4/2013 9:06:38 PM Blog Post: What Can a Family Expect from a Loved One in Early Recovery from Addiction? http://bit.ly/19lwxTQ Menninger News 9/24/2013 6:33:01 PM POT Book & Author Honored by British Medical Association http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/pot-book-author-honored-by-british-medical-association Menninger News 9/23/2013 7:57:33 PM The latest book by Jon G. Allen, PhD, on mentalizing, trauma and attachment was nominated for a Medical Book Award by the British Medical Association. Clinic Releases Mindscape Podcast on Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment Guidelines http://youtu.be/2t52FAyM2-A Menninger News 9/4/2013 2:31:28 PM Houston Walk for Mental Health Receives Menninger Support http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/houston-walk-for-mental-health-receives-menninger-support Menninger News 9/3/2013 8:44:41 PM Menninger is pleased to sponsor the 5K Houston Walk for Mental Health, which takes place October 12. Blog Post: What to Do if Someone You Know Says They're Going to Commit Suicide http://bit.ly/1foShjL Menninger News 9/3/2013 3:16:00 PM Psychology Director Pens Houston Chronicle Op-Ed on Suicide of Pastor Rick Warren's Son http://bit.ly/13FMOFm Menninger News 8/22/2013 2:17:44 PM Menninger to Host Recovery Celebration http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-to-host-recovery-celebration Menninger News 8/14/2013 9:55:56 PM Menninger invites all patient alumni to join us for a Celebration of Recovery, Friday, September 6 at The Clinic. Blog Post: The Bittersweet Essence of Change and a Farewell to Menninger http://bit.ly/1coym62 Menninger News 8/6/2013 7:36:48 PM Clinic's YouTube Channel Offers Something for Everyone http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-s-youtube-channel-offers-something-for-everyone Menninger News 8/5/2013 12:00:00 AM Menninger recently launched a YouTube channel with videos designed to help meet the educational needs of clinicians, patients and families. Blog Post: Where Do Bullies Come From? http://bit.ly/1ckYlLI Menninger News 7/30/2013 9:12:55 PM Blog Post: Why Are We All Afraid of Each Other? An Extraverted Society United in Social Anxiety http://bit.ly/13fdx50 Menninger News 7/25/2013 10:17:00 PM U.S. News & World Report Names Menninger a Top 10 Hospital for Psychiatry for 23rd Consecutive Year http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/u-s-news-world-report-names-menninger-a-top-10-hospital-for-psychiatry-for-23rd-consecutive-year Menninger News 7/16/2013 9:35:27 PM Once again, The Menninger Clinic has been named a top hospital for psychiatry by the magazine's Best Hospitals issue. Robert C. Wilson, III, & Maureen O. Hackett Elected Chairs of Menninger Boards http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/robert-c-wilson-iii-maureen-o-hackett-elected-chairs-of-menninger-boards Menninger News 7/9/2013 8:55:03 PM The Menninger Clinic welcomes new leaders of its governing board and foundation board. Menninger Study Examines Use of Suicide Index Score to Identify Risk Groups, Assess Suicide Risk over Time http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-study-examines-use-of-suicide-index-score-to-identify-risk-groups-assess-suicide-risk-over-time Menninger News 7/8/2013 4:01:52 PM Blog Post: Celebrating Recovering from Mental Illness the Psychosocial Clubhouse Way http://bit.ly/166LJl8 Menninger News 7/3/2013 11:00:24 PM Blog Post: Do Psychiatric Medications Have to be Forever? http://bit.ly/1ajcrxD Menninger News 6/27/2013 10:00:42 PM Menninger Launches Podcast Series about Mental Health Issues http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-launches-podcast-series-about-mental-health-issues Menninger News 6/14/2013 4:37:18 PM Menninger has launched a podcast series of short videos about mental health to help promote conversation about this important issue. The series is hosted by Chief of Staff John M. Oldham, MD, MS, past president of the American Psychiatric Association. Blog Post: Celebrating Father's Day: What a First-Time Father Reveals About Secure Attachment Relationships http://bit.ly/173gJZy Menninger News 6/12/2013 8:51:26 PM Menninger Announces MIND-MB Study to Identify New Risk Factors of Mental Illnesses and Improve Treatment Outcomes http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-announces-mind-mb-study-to-identify-new-risk-factors-of-mental-illnesses-and-improve-treatment-outcomes Menninger News 6/4/2013 11:44:35 PM Menninger announced a comprehensive neuroscience research study, MIND-MB, designed to improve the identification of anatomical, physiological and genetic abnormalities and risk factors of mental illnesses. The research aims to increase understanding of mental disease progression and factors that impact treatment response. Blog Post: Would St. Peter Ever Have Referred Someone to a Psychiatrist? http://bit.ly/11ubj0p Menninger News 6/3/2013 4:59:13 PM Blog Post: Marijuana or Psychosis: Which is the Chicken and Which is the Egg? http://bit.ly/Zj6NYr Menninger News 5/25/2013 12:00:00 AM Aerospace Medical Association Honors Assessments Director http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/aerospace-medical-association-honors-assessments-director Menninger News 5/24/2013 9:04:15 PM Chris Flynn, MD, director of Menninger's Assessments service, received the prestigious Raymond F. Longacre Award from the Aerospace Medical Association. Blog Post: Part 2: Why Mental Health Matters to Us http://bit.ly/18iVGPz Menninger News 5/22/2013 9:53:57 PM Association of Women Psychiatrists Honors Chief of Staff With Award http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/association-of-women-psychiatrists-honors-chief-of-staff-with-award Menninger News 5/21/2013 5:31:48 PM Chief of Staff John M. Oldham, MD, MS, has been selected by the Association of Women Psychiatrists as the recipient of the 2013 Martin Symonds, MD, Man of Good Conscience Award. Blog Post: Part 1: Why Mental Health Matters to Us http://bit.ly/17BAgiF Menninger News 5/20/2013 3:52:25 PM Menninger's Community Luncheon Honors Barbara and Corby Robertson, Jr. http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-s-community-luncheon-honors-barbara-and-corby-robertson-jr Menninger News 5/13/2013 2:39:22 PM Despite torrential rains, Houstonians flocked to Menninger Community Luncheon in downtown Houston to see Barbara and Corby Robertson, Jr., honored for their long-time support of The Clinic. Chief Nursing Officer to Present Houston-area Workshop on Suicide Risk http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/chief-nursing-officer-to-present-houston-area-workshop-on-suicide-risk Menninger News 4/22/2013 7:40:54 PM Menninger's Chief Nursing Officer will present the workshop "Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk: Core Competencies for Mental Health Professionals" in Houston on May 18. Blog Post: From One Mom to Another: 27 Things I've Learned About Motherhood & Parenting Through the Years http://bit.ly/ZCPonY Menninger News 4/19/2013 11:03:35 PM Blog Post: The Shame Game: Obesity as an Indication of an Increase in Disordered Eating & Poor Body Image http://bit.ly/12ShDFR Menninger News 4/12/2013 7:29:21 PM Blog Post: Examining the Criminalization of Mental Illness http://bit.ly/17nl9b1 Menninger News 4/8/2013 7:45:28 PM KPRC-TV Interviews Chief of Staff About New Brain Mapping Initiative http://bit.ly/11mnMHx Menninger News 4/3/2013 3:24:53 PM Actress and Author Maureen McCormick to be Keynote Speaker at Community Luncheon http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/actress-and-author-maureen-mccormick-to-be-keynote-speaker-at-community-luncheon Menninger News 3/25/2013 4:15:00 PM The Menninger Clinic's 2013 Annual Luncheon is destined to be one of spring's most popular events; so be sure to save the date of Friday, May 10. New York Times' Opinionator Blog Publishes "Minds at War" by Research Director http://nyti.ms/14cwz1y Menninger News 3/20/2013 7:19:24 PM Takepart.com Interviews Compass Program Director About Young Adults Finding Help for Mental Health Issues http://bit.ly/YCaGAD Menninger News 3/18/2013 3:12:49 PM Blog Post: Dreams: What Are Yours Telling You? http://bit.ly/ZEhaRM Menninger News 3/12/2013 6:06:47 PM Blog Post: Can We Handle the Truth? Exploring Society's Drive for the Idealized Image http://bit.ly/ZEwOwX Menninger News 2/28/2013 9:11:49 PM Clinic to Co-host Networking Events for Mental Health Professionals http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-to-co-host-networking-events-for-mental-health-professionals Menninger News 2/25/2013 5:06:06 PM Menninger is jointly sponsoring free networking events for mental health professionals in March and April. Blog Post: Veteran Suicides, Drug Overdoses & Other Causes of Early Death http://bit.ly/W4k81M Menninger News 2/13/2013 12:00:00 AM Blog Post: We Need Our Prefrontal Cortex to Work http://bit.ly/W0N2zQ Menninger News 2/12/2013 12:00:00 AM Applications for Psychiatric Nursing Residency Program Now Being Accepted http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/applications-for-psychiatric-nursing-residency-program-now-being-accepted Menninger News 2/8/2013 1:45:00 PM Begin your psychiatric nursing career with Menninger's Betty Ann Stedman Psychiatric Nurse Residency Program for BSN graduates. Blog Post: POT: What's new in plain old therapy? http://bit.ly/YdJqIO Menninger News 2/7/2013 9:38:06 PM Clinic to Co-sponsor CE Event on Attachment, Trauma in Dallas http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-to-co-sponsor-ce-event-on-attachment-trauma-in-dallas Menninger News 2/6/2013 11:35:03 PM Menninger is pleased to co-sponsor "The Role of Attachment in Trauma Therapy" on February 22 in Dallas. Clinic Seeks Applicants for Social Work Fellowship http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-seeks-applicants-for-social-work-fellowship Menninger News 1/25/2013 3:42:12 PM Menninger is now accepting applications for its 2013 postgraduate Social Work fellowship. The deadline for applying is February 15. Clinic to Present Symposium on Mentalization and Workshop on Mentalization-based Therapy http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-to-present-symposium-on-mentalization-and-workshop-on-mentalization-based-therapy Menninger News 1/18/2013 8:42:04 PM Menninger will offer a national symposium and workshop to help mental health professionals strengthen their understanding and practice of mentalization-based treatment March 22-24 in Houston. Blog Post: Shifting Sandy Hook Information Means Understanding Will Have to Wait http://bit.ly/U2whkX Menninger News 12/23/2012 12:19:54 AM Blog Post: Where is Providence in the Midst of Tragedy? http://bit.ly/TeiLNK Menninger News 12/23/2012 12:17:38 AM Blog Post: Was the Sandy Hook Mass Shooting "Evil?" http://bit.ly/VgRczB Menninger News 12/21/2012 10:44:22 PM Blog Post: Responding to the Tragedy of Sandy Hook: What of the Soul? http://bit.ly/UUvGTh Menninger News 12/21/2012 4:12:57 PM Huffington Post Publishes Blog Post by Director of Research http://huff.to/SZwacv Menninger News 12/17/2012 3:38:58 PM Blog Post: Washington and the Fiscal Cliff: Leaders or Lemmings? http://bit.ly/VCgwXm Menninger News 12/7/2012 7:35:29 PM Blog Post: Pot Can Blow Your Mind, Permanently http://bit.ly/XCFmaX Menninger News 11/21/2012 8:58:03 PM Menninger to Offer AA, NA Meetings for Former and Current Patients http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-to-offer-aa-na-meetings-for-former-and-current-patients Menninger News 11/12/2012 9:17:24 PM The Menninger Clinic is now offering Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings for both current and former patients at its new facility. Houston Chronicle Names Menninger a Top Workplace http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/houston-chronicle-names-menninger-a-top-workplace Menninger News 11/9/2012 6:35:50 PM For the third consecutive year, the Houston Chronicle has named The Menninger Clinic a Top Workplace in Houston. The Menninger Clinic Becomes a Member of the Texas Medical Center http://bit.ly/SuoJGF Menninger News 11/7/2012 9:31:43 PM Blog Post: Losing Faith in Times of Suffering http://bit.ly/RwGGae Menninger News 11/2/2012 9:36:10 PM Clinic to Jointly Sponsor Psychotherapy & Faith Conference on Happiness and Suffering http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-to-jointly-sponsor-psychotherapy-faith-conference Menninger News 10/29/2012 4:30:00 PM The Institute for Spirituality and Health and The Menninger Clinic will jointly sponsor the 21st annual Psychotherapy & Faith Conference November 16 in Houston. The topic is "Happiness and Suffering: What It Means to Be Human." Assessments Director Elected to American College of Psychiatrists http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news(3) Menninger News 10/26/2012 9:43:40 PM Christopher Flynn, MD, director of Assessments, has been elected to membership in the American College of Psychiatrists. Why Emotions Rule Elections http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/why-emotions-rule-elections Menninger News 10/25/2012 8:11:00 PM As voters in the upcoming presidential election, we believe we will make rational, well-thought out decisions in the voting booth. Chances are we won’t. Confessions of a Peace Corps Dropout, or How I Learned the Meaning of Social Work http://bit.ly/XLV3IU Menninger News 10/22/2012 10:15:38 PM Menninger Sponsors Mental Health Walk in Houston http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-sponsors-mental-health-walk-in-houston Menninger News 10/15/2012 7:21:26 PM Join Team Menninger and support Houston's second annual Walk for Mental Health Awareness on Saturday, October 20, at Stude Park. Blog Post: To Save a Life, Speak Up About Domestic Violence http://bit.ly/OZ8Bkk Menninger News 10/12/2012 10:32:24 PM Clinic's Community Integration Program Relocates http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-s-community-integration-program-relocates Menninger News 10/10/2012 4:14:08 PM Earlier this year, The Menninger Clinic moved to its new campus. Now, Pathfinder, Menninger’s community integration program, has followed suit by moving to its new location at 6912 Stella Link, just a few miles from The Clinic. Bullying: Is Your Child a Victim, a Bully or Both? http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/bullying-is-your-child-a-victim-a-bully-or-both Menninger News 10/5/2012 9:21:10 PM Bullying may bring to mind a bigger, stronger kid picking on someone weaker and more vulnerable. Reality, however, isn't as clear cut since children may be victims of bullying one day and bullies the next. Menninger Epicenter Architect Named Texas Firm of the Year http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-epicenter-architect-named-texas-firm-of-the-year Menninger News 10/2/2012 10:02:00 PM The Texas Society of Architects recently named Kirksey Architecture its Firm of the Year. Blog Post: What, Me Worry? http://bit.ly/TNYSPC Menninger News 9/28/2012 8:32:35 PM Houston Chronicle Features Psychology Director in Article on Loneliness http://bit.ly/SkwUYU Menninger News 9/25/2012 9:22:34 PM Blog Post: Pseudologia Fantastica: The Truth About Pathological Liars http://bit.ly/NHq6E3 Menninger News 9/21/2012 10:50:42 PM Clinic Announces Application Deadline for Nurse Residency Program http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-announces-application-deadline-for-nurse-residency-program Menninger News 9/20/2012 10:54:01 PM Menninger is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the Betty Ann Stedman Psychiatric Nurse Residency Program that will begin in January 2013. Blog Post: Social Networking Site Joins the Battle to Prevent Suicide http://bit.ly/S5XUev Menninger News 9/18/2012 8:27:00 PM Blog Post: Show Me the Money (If You Want to Learn Something About Suicide and Stigma) http://bit.ly/S3LlML Menninger News 9/10/2012 4:18:44 PM Substance Abuse Signals Suicide Risk in Bipolar Teens http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/substance-abuse-signals-suicide-risk-in-bipolar-teens Menninger News 9/5/2012 4:54:48 PM Teens with bipolar disorder who use drugs and alcohol in an attempt to self-medicate have an increased risk for suicidal behavior. Hope Program Nurse Wins Nursing Excellence Award http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/hope-program-nurse-wins-nursing-excellence-award Menninger News 8/31/2012 8:24:04 PM Menninger ended August with a celebration of nurses, especially Marilyn Warnock, RN, who was awarded the 2012 Gary Napier Nursing Excellence in Direct Patient Care Award. Three Tips for Raising Grateful Teens http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/three-tips-for-raising-grateful-teens Menninger News 8/24/2012 9:03:02 PM Psychologist Sandy Soenning, PhD, suggests ways parents can encourage gratefulness in their teens. The Gathering Place Gains Members, Adds Services http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/the-gathering-place-gains-members-adds-services Menninger News 8/23/2012 8:11:07 PM Menninger's psychosocial clubhouse is experiencing a growth spurt. On the Colorado Shootings and Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness http://bit.ly/Ot8cW7 Menninger News 8/15/2012 9:41:30 PM Menninger Board Director Wins Philanthropy Award http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-board-director-wins-philanthropy-award Menninger News 8/13/2012 3:26:15 PM Maureen Hackett and the Hackett Family Foundation have been selected to receive the highest award given by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Greater Houston. Time Magazine's Battleland Blog Publishes Post by Research Director http://ti.me/Tb62cF Menninger News 8/7/2012 8:55:47 PM Fox Morning Show Features Clinic in Hour Special http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/fox-morning-show-features-clinic-in-hour-special Menninger News 8/3/2012 7:03:43 PM Morning News Show anchor Melissa Wilson showcased Menninger in an hour-long special "State of Mind," which aired recently on Houston's KRIV FOX 26. Can the Civil War Help Solve the Riddle of Military Suicides? http://bit.ly/NYuGtA Menninger News 7/26/2012 8:55:12 PM Clinic Announces Winners of 2012 Pillar Awards http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/clinic-announces-winners-of-2012-pillar-awards Menninger News 7/18/2012 11:40:51 PM Winners of the 2012 Pillar Awards, The Menninger Clinic's highest honor for faculty and staff, were announced. Menninger Rises to No. 4 in U.S. News & World Report's National Survey of Best Psychiatric Hospitals http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-rises-to-no-4-in-u-s-news-world-report-s-national-survey-of-best-psychiatric-hospitals Menninger News 7/17/2012 1:47:09 PM The Menninger Clinic ranks as the nation’s number four hospital for difficult psychiatric cases, according to the annual America’s Best Hospitals issue published today by U.S. News & World Report. Houston Business Journal Features Professionals in Crisis Program Director in Story on Jobs, Happiness http://bit.ly/NmAf7H Menninger News 7/16/2012 7:51:10 PM Is the Internet Making My Child Crazy? http://bit.ly/OkAYSK Menninger News 7/13/2012 7:47:02 PM On Junior Seau, Toughness and an Anti-stigma Hero You Might Have Missed http://bit.ly/NcaQN6 Menninger News 7/10/2012 2:41:37 PM Treating Sleep Problems Helps Relieve Symptoms of Mental Illness http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/treating-sleep-problems-helps-relieve-symptoms-of-mental-illness Menninger News 7/6/2012 9:48:39 PM We feel our best after a good night's sleep: on our game, alert and more likely to be in a good mood. The same holds true for people struggling with mental illness. Starbucks, hope and empathy: Can a venti Pike mend a broken heart? http://bit.ly/LK082F Menninger News 6/29/2012 8:19:16 PM Balancing Objectivity and Subjectivity in Psychiatric Diagnosis http://bit.ly/MprSVz Menninger News 6/22/2012 9:26:50 PM Recovering Alcoholics Inspire Professionals in Crisis Program Peers http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/recovering-alcoholics-inspire-professionals-in-crisis-program-peers Menninger News 6/20/2012 9:54:45 PM As part of treatment, patients in The Menninger Clinic’s Professionals in Crisis (PIC) Program who are addicted to alcohol now attend daily Alcoholics Anonymous meetings with off-campus peers–successful working professionals in medicine, law and business. Can't AND Won't: Part 2 of a Blogger's Examination of a Quandary Facing the Mental Health Profession http://bit.ly/OTFqeb Menninger News 6/15/2012 10:52:47 PM Can't or Won't? A Blogger Examines a Quandary Facing the Mental Health Profession http://bit.ly/L5m1a9 Menninger News 6/8/2012 9:31:23 PM New Group Brings Suicide Out of the Shadows for Professionals in Crisis Patients http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/new-group-brings-suicide-out-of-the-shadows-for-professional-in-crisis-patients Menninger News 6/6/2012 10:03:22 PM A new suicide resiliency psychoeducational group gives patients in Menninger’s Professionals in Crisis (PIC) program an outlet for their suicidal thoughts and feelings. Calling in Depressed: A Look at the Limitations of Mental Illness in the Workplace http://bit.ly/L3DAnT Menninger News 6/1/2012 5:15:00 PM Register Now for Third Annual Patient Alumni Weekend http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/register-now-for-third-annual-patient-alumni-weekend Menninger News 6/1/2012 3:56:02 PM All former patients of The Menninger Clinic are invited to attend the free, June 8-10 Patient Alumni Weekend in Houston. Why Wounded Healers are Important Leaders in the Fight Against Stigma http://bit.ly/JslqQa Menninger News 5/25/2012 10:40:48 PM Annual Luncheon Raises More Than $380,000 for The Menninger Clinic http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/annual-luncheon-raises-more-than-380-000-for-the-menninger-clinic Menninger News 5/18/2012 10:11:56 PM Houston's River Oaks Country Club was the setting for the May 17 luncheon that raised more than $380,000 in support of The Menninger Clinic. Mental Health Awareness Month Inspires Blogger http://bit.ly/JevBYW Menninger News 5/17/2012 9:19:48 PM The Menninger Clinic family of staff and patients recently experienced one of life's stressful events: moving. Trauma specialist to give lecture on mentalizing God http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/trauma-specialist-to-give-lecture-on-mentalizing-god Menninger News 5/16/2012 8:07:38 PM Jon G. Allen, PhD, senior staff psychologist, will present “Mentalizing God” May 17 as part of the Institute for Spirituality and Health’s Spring 2012 Thursday Lecture Series. Blog Post Addresses NFL and Player Suicides http://bit.ly/KbeNSt Menninger News 5/9/2012 9:02:57 PM Blogger Michael Ulanday addresses the need to prevent player suicides in the NFL and other professional sports. Registration Opens for Third Annual Patient Alumni Weekend http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news(2) Menninger News 5/2/2012 6:30:00 PM All former patients of The Menninger Clinic are invited to attend the third annual Patient Alumni Weekend June 8-10 in Houston. Dr. John Oldham to Preside Over APA Annual Meeting http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/dr-john-oldham-to-preside-over-apa-annual-meeting Menninger News 4/25/2012 6:14:54 PM Menninger’s Chief of Staff John M. Oldham, MD, MS, will be completing his year as president of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) when he presides over the association’s annual meeting May 5-9 in Philadelphia. Houston Becomes Epicenter for Mental Health Research and Treatment with The Menninger Clinic’s Relocation http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-relocates-to-50-acre-hospital-near-texas-medical-center Menninger News 4/12/2012 12:00:00 AM Patrick Kennedy acknowledges The Menninger Clinic as a pioneer in mental health research. Seats remain for April 12 national symposium http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/seats-remain-for-symposium Menninger News 4/6/2012 9:40:43 PM Mental health professionals from across the country are invited to participate in the continuing education symposium, An Agenda for Psychiatry and Neuroscience, on April 12 from noon-6 pm at the Hilton Houston Post Oak hotel. Community invited to new campus events http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/new-campus-events Menninger News 4/2/2012 12:00:00 AM Gulf Coast-area residents are invited to tour the new Menninger Clinic hospital on April 12. Menninger ranked among best Houston-area hospitals by U.S. News & World Report http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/menninger-ranked-by-us-news-world-report Menninger News 3/29/2012 12:00:00 AM The Menninger Clinic, one of America’s best hospitals in psychiatry, is the only psychiatric hospital among all of the Houston area’s Best Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s first metro rankings. Assessment service offers insight when crisis strikes http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/assessment-service-offers-insight-when-crisis-strikes Menninger News 3/27/2012 12:00:00 AM When the reasons behind a personal or work life crisis are cloudy, an outpatient assessment can help clarify the problem and recommend what to do next. Journal publishes results of pilot study on suicide intervention http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/pilot-study-on-suicide-intervention Menninger News 3/19/2012 12:00:00 AM A pilot study conducted by The Menninger Clinic shows for the first time that the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) approach to therapy can be effective in an inpatient setting. Bipolar disorder 101: Current treatment recommendations http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/bipolar-disorder-101 Menninger News 3/13/2012 12:00:00 AM Early treatment intervention, including mood stabilizing medication and therapy, is critical for people with bipolar disorder. Don't be fooled by drugs in disguise http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/drugs-in-disguise Menninger News 2/22/2012 12:00:00 AM Sold as herbs, incense, bath salts and even plant—food the latest substances used and abused by teens sound innocuous. But make no mistake, says a Menninger Clinic addiction expert, they are drugs. Clinician offers job search tips for people with mental illness http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/job-search-tips-for-people-with-mental-illness Menninger News 2/16/2012 12:00:00 AM Finding a job is a daunting process. For individuals who've been treated for mental illness, the job search is even more challenging, since they're often worried about discussing their time in treatment. Tips for incorporating positive psychology in clinical practice http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/tips-for-incorporating-positive-psychology Menninger News 2/1/2012 12:00:00 AM The practice of positive psychology belongs in clinical practice, and not just to enhance feeling better, but to inspire patients to do better. Assessment service offers insight when crisis strikes http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/assessment-service-when-crisis-strikes Menninger News 1/16/2012 12:00:00 AM When the reasons behind a personal or work life crisis are cloudy, an outpatient assessment can help clarify the problem and recommend what to do next. Luncheon to honor young leaders in mental health http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/luncheon-to-honor-young-leaders-in-mental-health Menninger News 1/3/2012 12:00:00 AM Inspiring young leaders in the mental health field will be recognized May 17, 2012 at The Menninger Clinic's annual community awareness luncheon. Data show suicide rates decline during the holidays, although misperception lingers http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/suicide-rates-decline-during-holidays Menninger News 12/20/2011 12:00:00 AM It's a common misconception that more people die by suicide during the holiday season than any other time of the year. Shop for holiday gifts at SayNoToStigma.com and support research http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/shop-for-holiday-gifts-and-support-research Menninger News 12/12/2011 12:00:00 AM Need a gift for a colleague, a friend, a family member or even yourself? Then take advantage of the great deals and prices on Amazon.com when you shop through the e-store on The Clinic's blog, SayNoToStigma.com. Gathering Place helps adults with mental illness live independently http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/gathering-place Menninger News 12/5/2011 12:00:00 AM Any adult in Houston living with a mental illness may benefit from being a member of The Gathering Place. Self-harm may signal need for mental health treatment http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/self-harm Menninger News 11/22/2011 12:00:00 AM While one in every 12 teenagers purposely cuts, burns, poisons or hurts themselves in other ways, they typically end the practice by age 30. Money, sex & power pose challenge to treatment http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/professionals-in-crisis Menninger News 11/7/2011 12:00:00 AM How patients relate to money, sex and power can hinder the treatment process for mental illness or help reveal important insights. U.S.News’ Best Hospitals issue ranks Clinic No. 5 in psychiatry http://www.menningerclinic.com//about/newsroom/recent-news/us-news-best-hospitals-ranks-clinic-5-in-psychiatry Menninger News 7/20/2011 12:00:00 AM For 21 consecutive years, The Menninger Clinic has ranked among the best hospitals in psychiatry by U.S.News & World Report. This year, Menninger ranks No. 5. Menninger Clinic News