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Joanne Nicholson, professor of psychiatry at Dartmouth College and Associate faculty at SPARC was quoted in an article published in the Columbia Chronicle

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 09, 2017

It takes a village—How parents with mental health conditions can be successful

Dr Nicholson, who has published research on parents with mental health issues, witnessed the stigma surrounding mental illness when she conducted psychiatric evaluations for family court and child welfare services where most of the responsibility to challenge inaccurate assumptions falls to psychiatrists. 

"We have absolutely seen many examples of parents who have sought help, who have benefited and who have been successful at parenting," Nicholson said. "Unfortunately, those aren't the cases that make the newspaper."