March 5, 2024

Breaking Down Mental Health Season 2

Our podcast for health care providers returns with season 2; those who listen can receive CME credit or social work CEUs.

Breaking Down Mental Health is a podcast for health care providers that bridges the gap between medicine and psychiatry. It focuses on equipping medical professionals with clinical guidance about various mental health topics from the very basic to the more complex, to better prepare all providers to answer the call to action during this mental health crisis within our pediatric population.  

This podcast is hosted by a dynamic triad representing three groups of providers that support mental health consultations as Michigan Medicine's C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor Michigan:

Join us as we break down different aspects of mental health into manageable pieces and work to eliminate stigma. 

Season 2 episodes:

  1. Depression and Sleep
  2. Pediatric Depression
  3. Psychotherapy for Depression
  4. Suicide Within Depression
  5. Treatment Resistant Depression
  6. Psychotropic Medications for Depression


Target audience: Physicians, PAs, NPs, nurses, social workers, other healthcare professionals, house officers, and medical students. 

Expected results:

  • After completing this activity participants will be able to assess depression within children and adolescents, manage depression with pharm and non-pharm interventions, and implement brief interventions.
  • After completing this activity participants will routinely utilize the appropriate screening tools for depression for the screening of children and adolescents.

Educational Planner: Christina Cwynar, DNP, CPNP-PC, Heidi Burns, MD, and Syma Khan, MSW

Disclosures: The educational planner and presenter(s) have no financial relationships with companies whose products are addressed in this activity unless otherwise noted for specific episodes.

ACCME Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

After listening to an episode, use the link provided with the episode to claim the credit associated with each session.

Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative

Michigan Medicine is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative to sponsor continuing education for social workers for 1.0 Clock Hours per episode. Approved Provider Number for social work: MICEC 0056


Listen to all episodes on the Breaking Down Mental Health podcast website.