Stephanie Rhodes

Stephanie Rhodes is the communications manager for the U-M Department of Psychiatry and Depression Center. In this role she manages internal and external communication, social media and marketing materials for the department and Center. Prior to joining UMHS, Stephanie worked in media relations for the American College of Cardiology in Washington, D.C.
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How to Recognize Your Child Might Have OCD
OCD signs parents should be aware of and information on a new study, which seeks to determine how effective CBT is in treating symptoms.
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Study Seeks to Better Understand Causes of Autism
U-M is looking for families with a child or children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder to take part in a national study aimed at speeding up research and insight into the disorder.
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More Than Half of People Taking Cannabis for Chronic Pain Report Driving While High
New study finds worrisome statistics around medical cannabis users operating vehicles
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Signs and Symptoms of Addiction in Medical Professionals
Health care professionals face just as much risk of substance abuse as the general population, and they have a higher likelihood of opioid misuse.
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Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Treat Teen OCD
Learn about a Michigan Medicine OCD research study - now accepting patients - focused on using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for OCD treatment in teens.
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Camp Helps Kids with Anxiety Learn Coping Skills (and Have Fun, Too)
Learning the skills to combat the debilitating nervous disorder is the focus of a new camp for young children.
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How to Talk to Children and Teens About Suicide: A Guide for Parents
Cheryl King, Ph.D., a leading expert in child and adolescent suicide prevention, shares advice for parents on talking to your teenager about suicide.
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Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction: What’s Available, What Works
Learn about medication assisted treatments for opioid addiction such Naltrexone, Methadone, and Buprenorphine, including how they work and what to expect during treatment.
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'True Blood' Actor’s Death Spotlights Danger of Alcohol Withdrawal
Cutting out alcohol without medical guidance can be dangerous for chronic drinkers, as shown by the death of Nelsan Ellis. Learn more about safe withdrawal methods.
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4 Takeaways from ‘The Lancet’ Report on Alzheimer’s Disease Burden
An international commission states 1 in 3 dementia cases could be prevented by targeting risk factors from childhood onward. A Michigan Medicine expert explains more.
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After ’13 Reasons Why,’ a Spotlight on Teen Suicide Warning Signs
Thirteen Reasons Why spotlights how teen suicidal behavior is complicated. Learn the warning signs of depression and suicidal thoughts and how you can help.
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Danger: ‘Rage Rooms’ May Make You Angrier
University of Michigan psychiatrist discusses the anger room trend. Learn if rage rooms actually provide stress relief and help with anger management issues.
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5 Triggers for Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer
Seasonal Affective depression can strike in the summer. Learn more about the symptoms of SAD and some specific triggers associated with it like schedule changes.
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How Diet Influences Mood and Mental Health
Can food affect your mood? An U-M assistant research professor explains why it is important to think of mental health in a broader way and focus on mood boosting foods.
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Improving Mental Health in the Workplace
University of Michigan psychiatrist offers advice on avoiding and dealing with stress at work. Learn when it is time to seek professional help for your stress.