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Media Inquiries

We are happy to respond to media inquiries specific to the Austen Riggs Center or about topics related to mental illness and mental health care.

For general inquiries or to schedule an interview with one of our experts listed below, please contact:
John Zollinger
Director of Communications
413.931.5816
Aaron Beatty
Communications Officer
413.931.5245
Our Experts
Eric M. Plakun, MD
Medical Director/CEO
Topics: Mental Health Care Parity, Ethics of Managed Care, Gun Violence, Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, and Psychiatric Disorders. View Dr. Plakun’s bio.
Jane G. Tillman, PhD
Evelyn Stefansson Nef Director of the Erikson Institute for Education and Research Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale Child Study Center; Teaching Associate in Psychiatry at the Cambridge Health Alliance of Harvard Medical School
Topics: Effect of Suicide on Clinicians and Organizations, States of Mind Associated with Suicide Attempts, Impasses in Clinical Treatment, Professional Ethics in Psychology, and Psychoanalysis. View Dr. Tillman’s bio.