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LGBTQ+ and Mental Health

As we celebrate Pride Month, here are some resources for supporting LGBTQ+ communities from a mental health perspective.  

Commemorating Juneteenth

Andrea Taylor (COM’68), BU’s senior diversity officer, on the holiday’s origins and why it’s important to commemorate it now. What Is Juneteenth?

Exposure Treatment for Phobias at CARD Feared on The Chronicle (Boston Channel 5)

Do spiders give you shivers? Elevators an elevated heartbeat? Clowns a cold, clammy feeling? Tonight, Shayna Seymour wants you to face your fears. She discovers how phobias begin, spotlights the latest in treatment, from exposure therapy to hypnosis, and goes into the streets to discover what scares Bostonians. Plus, we meet up with Stephen Shannon […]

CARD Alum – Dr. Andrea Taylor on Mental Health Stigma Particularly in the Black Community

Dr. Andrea Taylor, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and trained at our Center many years ago, addresses the stigma of seeking professional help for anxiety and depression, especially within the Black community.