October 1, 2014
Patrick Howell, S.J., of the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture, has been invited to join the Mental Health and Faith Community Partnership Steering Committee of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to examine ways of collaboration and partnership for a holistic treatment and healing of people with mental illness. Paul Summergrad, MD, psychiatrist-in-chief at Tufts University School of Medicine and president of the APA, sponsored this initiative and convened the first meeting in July in Arlington VA at the APA headquarters. “It’s a terrific initiatives and long overdue,” Father Howell commented.
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