The Riggs Blog
The Riggs blog is a mix of news about clinical work, research and educational activities from the Austen Riggs Center, as well as a source for information beyond our walls that we find interesting and thought-provoking.
It has been a year since the last National Suicide Prevention week, a year in which, according to the American Association of Suicidology, an estimated one million more individuals worldwide have taken their own lives.
Kim Winnegge, L.C.S.W., shares her personal story of sudden loss, life changing events and unresolved grief.
The Austen Riggs Center has been ranked as one of the ten best hospitals for 2013-14 in Psychiatry again this year by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.
Dr. Eric Plakun continues to look at the four false assumptions of contemporary psychiatry, focusing on the game changing work of Caspi's group.