CEDAR Clinic Opens PDF Print E-mail
Press Release: June 1, 2009

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



NEW MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR YOUTH TARGETS EARLY DETECTION AND PREVENTION BOSTON

The Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH), in collaboration with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) Department of Psychiatry, today announced the opening of the Center for Early Detection, Assessment, and Response to Risk (CEDAR), a specialized clinic for young people experiencing clinical signs of risk for psychosis, and their families.

The clinic is funded by a grant from the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation to Drs. Larry Seidman and Anthony Giuliano of the BIDMC Department of Psychiatry, affiliated with Harvard Medical School and the Commonwealth Research Center, one of two research Centers of Excellence funded by DMH . . . Read Press Release - See PDF >