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Our collective understanding of mental health is increasing all the time, with advances in neuroscience, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology and digital platforms.
Psychologist Dr Elizabeth Nielson is a therapist on clinical trials of psilocybin-assisted treatment of alcohol use disorder, MDMA-assisted treatment of PTSD, and psilocybin-assisted treatment of treatment-resistant depression.
March 08, 2021The Centre of Excellence at The Sheppard Pratt Institute of Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics
We spoke with Scott Aaronson MD, Director of Clinical Research at Sheppard Pratt and The Centre of Excellence about this collaboration with COMPASS.
March 02, 2021The Aquilino Cancer Center
Dr Manish Agrawal tells us about an innovative investigator-initiated study in cancer patients with depression taking place at The Aquilino Cancer Center.
February 11, 2021The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
We've been working with the DBSA to better understand lived experiences of people with depression. We spoke with Phyllis Foxworth and Andrew Smith from the DBSA to learn more.
January 15, 2021Inspiring future generations of diverse and inclusive scientists
Three members of our team recently spoke at an event organised by Rocking Ur Teens, a social enterprise in the UK that equips young people with the skills to become leaders.
January 14, 2021Our learning and development team
Here we speak to Archie, the newest member of our learning and development team, about the work we are doing this year to support each team member at COMPASS.
January 12, 2021Meet our green ambassadors
Here Molly and Marco, two COMPASS green ambassadors, tell us what inspires them.
November 30, 2020Meet Laura from the Psychiatry Consortium
We speak to Laura Arjam, our partner at the Psychiatry Consortium, about her role, the Consortium, and what inspired her to work in mental health.
November 16, 2020Meet the team at the Grady Trauma Project
Researchers from the Grady Trauma Project tell us about their research into mental health care needs and attitudes towards psychedelic therapy in marginalized and underprivileged communities
October 15, 2020Our first industrial placement students: Lawrence and Archie
Meet Lawrence and Archie, the first students to take part in our industrial placement scheme, as they talk about what they hope to achieve over the next year …
July 31, 2020Our plastic free July challenge
We hear from our COMPASS green team about how their plastic-free July challenge went, from their triumphs to their learnings for the future ...
July 30, 2020Run for Yemen: 24 miles in 24 hours
Our team member and intern, Amanda, tells us about her "24 miles in 24 hours challenge" she organised to fund-raise for the crisis in Yemen.
June 19, 2020Our stories: from college to career
We speak to two of our team members about their career journey, decisions they made and advice they have for people about to do the same.
June 11, 2020Looking after our mental wellbeing at work
Two members of our COMPASS wellbeing team explain how we are looking after each other's wellbeing, as we continue to work virtually.
May 11, 2020Starting a new job … virtually
We speak to four of our newest team members about their experience of starting a job virtually.
April 22, 2020Looking after our world, one tree at a time
Our green team member, Amy Lawrence, on how planting trees in urban areas could help our mental wellbeing
April 07, 2020The experts behind our clinical trial
To recognise World Health Day, we spoke to three lead investigators from our newest trial sites about their reasons for working in mental health and how they see the future.
March 08, 2020Inspiring our next generation of women
As we embark on our mentoring journey with The Girls’ Network one of our volunteers, Molly, explains what it takes to be an effective mentor...
December 19, 2019George and Ekaterina at the CNS Summit 2019
Video courtesy of CNS Summit