Reflections from the Adler School Class of 2013: Camille Baker, Art Therapy
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Reflections from the Adler School Class of 2013: Camille Baker, Art Therapy

Like many of my fellow graduates, I am not a Chicago native. I moved here from Denver. Two years later, I know how to navigate the entire city by CTA, survive a demanding work and class schedule with too little sleep and too much caffeine, and how to utilize mental health resources in order to help the community I now call home.
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Reflections from the Adler School Class of 2013: Barry Lee, Clinical Psychology
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Reflections from the Adler School Class of 2013: Barry Lee, Clinical Psychology

I learned of McDowell County in West Virginia, the poorest county within, arguably, the poorest state in our nation. I learned of the numerous disadvantages experienced by its residents who see their future in the mirror of their past. And I remember Adler’s words: “If we do not live in a suitable societal situation, we have the obligation to change it.”

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The Social Determinants of Urban Mental Health: Encouraged, with More Work Ahead
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The Social Determinants of Urban Mental Health: Encouraged, with More Work Ahead

We are encouraged. In the year since our global conference on “The Social Determinants of Urban Mental Health: Paving the Way Forward,” we have been encouraged by the rapidly increasing conversations and action with and among practitioners, researchers, philanthropists, communities, and policymakers who are advancing and applying social determinants thinking, and a “Health in All Policies” approach, to the policies, social conditions, … Continue reading