PCL News is a quarterly newsletter produced by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences that aims to support care providers caring for patients with mental health and/or substance use conditions. It contains articles and resources based on the questions we receive from callers as well as profiles of the psychiatrists who staff the line. Sign up to receive PCL News!

April 2024
Featured article: Suicide risk assessment

February 2024
Featured article: Suicide risk assessment

December 2023
Featured article: Treating adults with OCD

Fall 2023
Featured article: Antipsychotic-associated metabolic disorder

Summer, 2023
Featured article: New generic option for treating bipolar disorder

Spring, 2023
Featured article: Gabapentin lacks efficacy for bipolar disorder

Winter, 2022
Featured article: Addressing sleep-related difficulties

Fall, 2022
Featured article: Mirtazapine in major depressive disorder in adults

Summer, 2022
Featured article: Using the PMQ-9, a new patient-reported manic symptom measure

Spring, 2022
Featured article: Non-stimulants for Adult ADHD

Winter, 2021
Featured article: Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder with buspirone

Fall, 2021
Featured article: Diagnosing and treating bipolar disorder

Summer, 2021
Featured article: How to help patients experiencing dementia with behavioral disturbance

Spring, 2021
Featured article: How to ask about substance use

Winter, 2020
Featured topic: guidance on psychotropic medications