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Mental Health

Mental Health Topics

Please explore the resources below to learn about mental health and the intersection between mental health and intellectual/developmental disabilities.

The Culture of Intellectual Developmental Disabilities and its Impact on Psychiatric Care (5/2023)

Michelle Scotton Franklin, Phd, APRN

Key Points:

• examples of stigma and discrimination within the IDD community
• challenges faced by individuals and families of individuals in the IDD community 
• considerations for providers supporting the IDD community 

Psychosis In People with ID:
Challenges in Differential Diagnosis

Laurie Charlot, PhD
Developmental Psychologist
National START Team Consultant
Asst. Prof. UMass Medical School
Dir. Becket Multidisciplinary ID/MH Evaluation Team

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