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Antidepressants: How Do They Work?

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Grand Central Library Community Room - 2nd floor

135 East 46th Street

New York, NY 10017

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Join NAMI NYC for an informative overview of the various medications that can be prescribed for depression, provided by Dr. Manassa Hany

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According to the CDC, the number of people who report taking antidepressants has increased by over 65% between 1990 and 2014; in 2014 about one in eight Americans aged 12 and over reported taking antidepressants in the previous month. At this presentation you can find out how antidepressants work and about the differences between them from a board-certified physician and assistant professor of psychiatry. Dr. Manassa Hany will present an overview and history of anti-depressants especially geared towards people living with depression and those supporting them.

About the presenter: Dr. Hany is an assistant professor of psychiatry at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He serves as the medical director of the outpatient department at the Addiction Institute of Mount Sinai West. He is board certified in both General Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry. He earned his MD degree from Cairo University School of Medicine in Egypt and completed psychiatry residency at Richmond University Medical Center. He completed an addiction psychiatry subspecialty fellowship at The Icahn school of Medicine at Mount Sinai West. He enjoys watching/playing soccer on weekends.

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