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NAMI Ask the Expert: Navigating the Winter & Holiday Blues
During this Ask the Expert webinar, Dr. Christine Crawford, NAMI's Associate Medical Director, will provide an overview of the various forms of stressors that people can experience over the winter months. She will discuss symptoms that people can experience secondary to Seasonal Affective Disorder as well as challenges that people can face over the course of the holiday season. Dr. Crawford will review strategies that people can use as they navigate the winter in order to mitigate their stress during this period of time.

Dec 2, 2021 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Christine Crawford
Associate Medical Director @NAMI
Dr. Christine M. Crawford currently serves as the Associate Medical Director for the National Alliance of Mental Illness. She is also an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Associate Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine . She completed her adult psychiatry residency as well as child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital. She received her MD from University of Connecticut and her Masters in Public Health at BU School of Public Health where she concentrated in Social and Behavioral Sciences. She has been engaged in a number of community outreach initiatives through the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, NAACP and NAMI. She has authored multiple book chapters and peer reviewed publications on mental health disparities, black mental health and sociocultural psychiatry. She has made appearances on numerous media outlets and provides seminars on mental health and racism.