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Event Summaries From 2021

NIMH Livestream Event: Let’s Talk About Eating Disorders with NIMH Grantee Dr. Cynthia Bulik

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Location: Virtual

Description: In recognition of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, NIMH hosted a livestream event featuring NIMH grantee Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D., professor at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine and Founding Director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders. Dr. Bulik discussed signs, symptoms, treatments, and the latest research on eating disorders. Also, Dr. Bulik discussed some of the challenges that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has presented for individuals living with eating disorders and other mental illnesses.

The NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series: Diagnosing Resilience: A Multisystemic Model for Positive Development in Stressed Environments

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Description: On January 14, 2021, Michael Ungar, Ph.D., founder and director of the Resilience Research Centre and Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, was the guest speaker in the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Director’s Innovation Speaker Series, which focuses on innovation, invention, and scientific discovery. Using examples from his research and clinical practice, Dr. Ungar explored the nature of young people’s patterns of resilience in contexts where children and adolescents are affected by social marginalization, migration, violence, and mental disorder.

NIMH Livestream Event: Managing Stress and Anxiety

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Location: Virtual

Description: NIMH hosted a livestream event on managing stress and anxiety during the pandemic with NIMH expert Dr. Krystal Lewis on Thursday, January 14, 2021.