Center for Addiction Medicine

DMH Research Centers of Excellence to Hold 2022 Conference

The MGH Center of Excellence together with the UMASS iSPARC Center of Excellence is excited to announce that the DMH Research Centers of Excellence conference will be held on Monday, May 9th, 2022 from 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. The theme is In This Together…But Not in the Same Boat: How we are supporting youth, young adults, and families facing mental health concerns.

The conference will be a virtual Zoom webinar, and will feature the following presentations:

  • Kathy Sanders, MD, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

o  Collateral Damage during the COVID Pandemic: Behavioral health impact on youth, families, and community care.

  • Daphne Holt, MD, PHD, Massachusetts General Hospital

o  Flattening the Curve: What will it take to prevent mental health conditions in youth?

  • Kathryn Sabella, PHD, UMASS Chan Medical School:

o  Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions: Their experiences as children and their own parenting experiences. 

  • Anne Whitman, PHD, Massachusetts General Hospital:

o  Panel Moderator: Optimizing Parent and Child Resilience When a Parent has a Mental Health Concern: What parents and children need.

The conference is open to any registrants. Please feel free to share widely with anyone who might be interested.

Please register using the following link: