Archive Tag: Treatment

Background About the Check In Survey

On September 14, 2017, Chancellor Gene Block announced that UCLA launched the first-ever campus wide mental health screening program conducted at a university. The mental health screening referred to as the “Check In Survey”—is part of the Depression Grand Challenge (DGC), the campus-wide commitment to understand, prevent and treat depression. Read more

Transcranial electric stimulation and treatment response in depression

Katherine Narr, head of the Depression Grand Challenge (DGC) human neuroimaging studies and Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM), recently received new funding from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to determine how transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), a non-invasive Read more

“Being a student is tough and comes with unique stressors which can lead to anxiety and depression,” says Allison Ariniello, who struggled with mental health issues as an undergraduate student and Women’s Soccer forward at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In her junior year, sports-related injuries and anemia compounded her levels of stress and exhaustion enough to make her consider withdrawing from Read more