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15th Annual Schizophrenia Education Day at MGH

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

MGH Psychiatry Academy: Patient and Family Resource Center

The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry invites you to attend a patient and family education program 15th Annual Schizophrenia Education Day.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry invites you to attend the fall symposium Schizophrenia Education Day.

Now in its 15th year, this exciting event will offer an update on new research findings and important clinical topics for patients with schizophrenia and their families. In the morning, participants will learn about risk and resilience pertaining to vulnerable youth, as well as early intervention for first episode psychosis. The afternoon will feature a talk on Autism Spectrum Disorder and Schizophrenia, we will also feature a panel of families who will share their experience with, helping loved ones recovering from psychosis. Our last talk will be on, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, which is a new treatment approach for psychiatric disorders.

This program is made possible by an anonymous donor who has given generously to support this program.

Presented by:

Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry
The Freedom Trail Clinic
The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy
Target Audience:

This free educational program is designed exclusively for patients, families, and friends. This program is not offered for continuing education credit.

Topics:
Risk and Resilience: Tipping the Balance in Vulnerable Youth
Intervening Early and Well in First-Episode Psychosis
Autism Spectrum Disorder and Schizophrenia: Shared Traits and Treatment

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
9:15 am – 3:00 pm, with check-in from 9:15-10:00 am
Complimentary coffee, tea, and lunch will be served.

Location: Massachusetts General Hospital
The Starr Center Auditorium
Charles River Plaza, 185 Cambridge Street, 2nd floor
Second door down after Whole Food and right after CVS Pharmacy
Boston, MA, 02114

Cost: The program is offered at no charge for patients and their families.

Transportation and Parking: Due to the increasing demands of patient and patient visitor parking, MGH is no longer able to support event parking in the Fruit Street, Parkman Street, Yawkey, or Charles River Plaza garages. Because of the hospital’s close proximity to the Charles/Mass General Red Line Station, the use of public transportation whenever possible for this event is highly recommended. Parking will no longer be discounted or validated free of charge.

Registration: Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To learn more about the program and register, click here or call 866-644-7792.

For more information about the patient and family education series, visit www.mghpatientfamily.org.

Details

Date:
November 4
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm