Lindner Center of HOPE

Mental illness, Addiction and Digital Infidelity

By: Chris Tuell Ed.D., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS Clinical Director of Addiction Services Lindner Center of HOPE Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Fifty years ago, I was six years old.  My family, like many families of the day, subscribed to Life magazine.  On the cover of the magazine […]

The heroin addict next door

Heroin does not discriminate — it spans all socioeconomic classes and infiltrates all communities. Heroin users of today are people you see every day – your neighbor, your in-law, your co-worker in the cubicle next to you – all seemingly normal, functional individuals, secretly dealing with a debilitating addiction. From accident to addict Jeff’s* journey […]

The Benefits of Residential Assessment.

On October 28, 2015, Dr. Elizabeth Wassenaar, Lindner Center of HOPE Psychiatrist and Williams House Medical Director, joined Lon Woodbury on the Woodbury Report radio show.  Their discussion focused on outlining the benefits of a residential assessment for mental health concerns in adolescents. Click here to listen.

Intermittent Explosive Disorder: An Important but Under-Recognized Medical Disorder

Susan L. McElroy, MD Lindner Center of HOPE, Chief Research OfficerUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) is a common and serious disorder that is often unrecognized and untreated. People with IED are periodically unable to restrain impulses that result in verbal and physical aggression. The aggressive […]

Addressing Mental Health Before Stage 4 (#B4Stage4)

When we think about cancer, heart disease, or diabetes, we don’t wait years to treat them. We start before Stage4—we begin with prevention. When people are in the first stage of those diseases, and are beginning to show signs of symptoms like a persistent cough, high blood pressure, or high blood sugar, we try immediately […]

Lindner Center’s Dr. McElroy Investigates Experimental Drug to Treat Depression

Lindner Center of HOPE’s Chief Research Officer, Dr. Susan McElroy, was recently cited in a Forbes article about her work in the investigation of an experimental drug that could be used in the treatment of depression. Naurex, a private company founded by a Northwestern University professor in Evanston, Ill., is reporting that this experimental drug works to help push patients out […]

Clinical Trial Examines Safety, Effectiveness of Drug to Treat Binge Eating Disorder

Susan L. McElroy, MD, Chief Research Officer, Lindner Center of HOPE, co-authored study published online by Jama Psychiatry At some doses, the medication lisdexamfetamine dimesylate, a drug approved to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, was effective compared with placebo in decreasing binge-eating (BE) days in patients with binge-eating disorder (BED), a public health problem associated symptoms of […]

Lindner Center of HOPE to host HERE ONE DAY during ReelAbilities Film Festival

Festival Runs February 27th – March 7th, 2015 ReelAbilities is the largest national film festival dedicated to celebrating the lives, stories and art of people with disabilities. Lindner Center of HOPE is proud to be a part of the 2015 ReelAbilities Film Festival organized by Living Arrangements for the Developmentally Disabled (LADD) which runs February […]

December 2 is Giving Tuesday

December 2, 2014 marks the third celebration of Giving Tuesday, a day that promotes a charitable response to the frenzied shopping days that follow Thanksgiving. Conceived by New York’s 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation along with other partners, Giving Tuesday encourages people to celebrate generosity and give back by donating to and […]