News from austen riggs center A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle.

Latest

Sep 11, 2019, 14:00 ET Austen Riggs Center Announces Inaugural "Four Freedoms Of Mental Health" Award, Recognizing A Century Of Service And Advocacy

Mental health care in America has radically evolved in the past decades, with an increasing emphasis on viewing people as mouths to swallow pills...


Aug 15, 2019, 09:00 ET National And International Leaders Address Mental Health Care Crisis And Explore Solutions At Austen Riggs Center Conference

Increasing rates of suicide, depression, and PTSD, along with the opioid epidemic, underscore an unprecedented crisis in mental health care in the...


Jul 30, 2019, 10:30 ET Austen Riggs Center Named a High Performing Hospital for Psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report

The Austen Riggs Center has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. Unique among the top honorees for...


Apr 30, 2019, 10:30 ET The Austen Riggs Center to Open "The Hospital on Main Street: Human Dignity and Mental Health," A Special Exhibition in Stockbridge, Massachusetts

The Austen Riggs Center is proud to announce the new exhibition, "The Hospital on Main Street: Human Dignity and Mental Health," over Memorial Day...


Mar 04, 2019, 11:00 ET The Austen Riggs Center Celebrates A Century Of Pioneering Mental Health Care, Treatment, And Research

The Austen Riggs Center (Riggs) celebrates its one hundredth anniversary in 2019, and will mark the milestone of its founding with a series of...


Jan 23, 2019, 11:00 ET Austen Riggs Center Announces 2019 Centennial Conference, Addressing The Mental Health Crisis In America

The Austen Riggs Center (Riggs) will convene a conference of national and international experts in the fields of mental health care, treatment,...


Nov 14, 2018, 14:30 ET Austen Riggs Center Board of Trustees Appoints Eric M. Plakun, MD, as Medical Director/CEO

The Austen Riggs Center's Board of Trustees announced today the appointment of Eric M. Plakun, MD, as medical director/CEO. Chair of the Austen Riggs ...


Aug 14, 2018, 14:00 ET Austen Riggs Center Named a Top 10 "Best Hospital in Psychiatry" by U.S. News & World Report

The Austen Riggs Center has been recognized as a "Best Hospital" for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report, ranking #10 in Psychiatry nationwide....


Jun 20, 2018, 10:00 ET John Green's 'Turtles All the Way Down' and NPR's 'Hidden Brain' Named Winners of Austen Riggs Center 2018 Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media

The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media: Turtles All the Way Down, by John ...


Jan 16, 2018, 10:00 ET Austen Riggs Center Launches In-Depth Assessment for Individuals Seeking Clarification of Their Mental Health Treatment Needs

The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce that it has started a new assessment program for adults who are looking to clarify the nature of their ...


Aug 08, 2017, 09:15 ET Austen Riggs Center Named a Top Ten Best Hospital in Psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report

The Austen Riggs Center has been recognized as a "Best Hospital" for 2017-18 by U.S. News & World Report, ranking #9 in Psychiatry nationwide....


Jun 14, 2017, 09:00 ET Boston Globe Spotlight Team Named Winner of Austen Riggs Center 2017 Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media

The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media: The Boston Globe Spotlight Team,...


Jan 13, 2017, 09:00 ET Austen Riggs Center Receives Major Grant from Bill and Deborah Ryan to Launch Research Program, MRI-Based Characterization of Complex Psychopathology

The Austen Riggs Center has received a major grant from philanthropists Bill and Deborah Ryan to launch a research program, MRI-based...


Sep 08, 2016, 06:00 ET Suicide: Theory, Research, and Clinical Perspectives the Focus of 2016 Austen Riggs Center Fall Conference

The Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce its annual Fall Conference for clinicians and scholars: Suicide: Theory,...


Aug 02, 2016, 06:00 ET U.S. News & World Report Names the Austen Riggs Center a Top Ten Best Hospital in Psychiatry

The Austen Riggs Center has been recognized as a "Best Hospital" for 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report, ranking #9 in Psychiatry nationwide....


Jul 06, 2016, 06:00 ET 2016 Erikson Institute Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media Recipients Named

The Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Erikson Institute Prize for Excellence in Mental...


May 05, 2016, 09:00 ET Annual Riggs-Yale Conference to Examine Psychosocial Treatments Delivered in Complex Systems of Care

The Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center, the Yale Child Study Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine...


Feb 18, 2016, 12:02 ET Austen Riggs Center Adds New Online Continuing Education Courses

The Erikson Institute for Education and Research of the Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce the addition of some new online continuing...


Oct 05, 2015, 03:26 ET Violence in Relation to Gender and Sexuality the Focus at Austen Riggs Center's Annual Fall Conference

Daily headlines report starting violence suggesting a deepening disorder within our social fabric. The 2015 Erikson Institute Fall Conference for...


Sep 28, 2010, 09:08 ET Austen Riggs Center Board of Trustees Announces the Appointment of Medical Director/CEO Donald E. Rosen, M.D., effective July 2011

The Austen Riggs Center Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Donald E. Rosen, M.D., as Medical Director/CEO, effective July, 2011. Austen...


May 10, 2010, 01:00 ET The Austen Riggs Center Announces Alix Spiegel of NPR, Erica Goode of The New York Times, and Richard Simon of the Psychotherapy Networker, Honorees of a New Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media, to Spur a Public Forum in Stockbridge

The Erikson Institute for Education and Research at the Austen Riggs Center has announced a new prize for excellence in mental health media. Every...