EMPWR Clinical Director Dr. Liz Ollen on supporting LGBTQ youth as they head back to school

In a recent UCLA Blog post, Nupur Agrawal, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at UCLA and Liz Ollen, PhD, licensed clinical psychologist and clinical director of the EMPWR Program at UCLA, provide tips and resources for families and caregivers helping teens navigate the changes.

Read the full post at https://connect.uclahealth.org/2022/09/08/lgbtq-youth-back-to-school/.

Behavioral Psychedelics: Integrating Mind and Behavior to Improve Health and Resilience

In a recent article, Dr. George Slavich from DPBH and Dr. Edmund Neuhaus define and discuss behavioral psychedelics, or the study of psychedelics to foster intentional changes in habits and behaviors to improve health and resilience. They outline a behavioral psychedelics model for integrating psychedelics into psychotherapy, and how to assess effectiveness. Read the full article from the UCLA Laboratory for Stress Assessment and Research.