Wednesday, May 1, 2024

May 2024 - Mental Health Awareness Month

(All day)

May is Mental Health Month and, while promoting mental health is important all year, this special month of recognition raises awareness about mental illness, its prevalence in today's society, and its impacts on people of all ages and backgrounds.


Anxiety in Adults and Kids: Tips for All Ages, in collaboration with Ann Arbor District Library:

5/13, 6:30-7:30pm. Our expert speakers will give a short presentation about anxiety, explain how it differs in kids and adults, touch on treatment methods and medication options, and highlight what you can do on your to calm your own anxiety and help your children cope with theirs. Event page.


34th Annual Albert J. Silverman Research Conference
Psychiatry in the Age of Generative Artificial Intelligence

5/22, 8:00am-12:00pm. This conference will begin with a poster session from 8:00 - 9:45 AM in the second floor atrium of the Rachel Upjohn Building. Researchers will discuss their academic presentations from the past year. Breakfast refreshments will be provided.
This will be followed at 10am by this year's lecture: Psychiatry in the Age of Generative Artificial Intelligence. All are welcome to attend. Event page.



Mind Matters

5/7, 7-8:30pm: Mind Matters: Bipolar Disorder and Addiction: Insights from Experts and Inspirations from Experience
This webinar is brought to you by the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program and U-M Addiction Center 

5/9, 7-8:30pm: Building Strong Roots: Tools for Strengthening Parental Mental Health
This webinar is brought to you by the Department of Psychiatry's Zero to Thrive program



5/8, noon-1pm: Good Nights, Better Days—Sleep’s Relationship to Mental Health
A livestream on Michigan Medicine’s social media channels, featuring Drs. Ravi Allada, Helen Burgess, and Todd Arnedt.

5/16, noon-1pm: Reducing the Risk: Firearms and Mental Health
A livestream on Michigan Medicine’s social media channels, featuring Drs. Cynthia Ewell Foster, Victor Hong, and Mark Ilgen. 

5/20, noon-1pm: How to Support A Child with Anxiety and/or OCD 
A livestream on Michigan Medicine’s social media channels, featuring Drs. Emily Bilek, Morgan Bolen, and Joanna Quigley.