We believe that ethics should guide research, treatment, & the delivery of behavioral healthcare.
Our research equips practitioners, scholars, and organizations with deep insight into ethical challenges in research and clinical settings. We produce high-impact scholarship and innovative educational programming to address critical ethics issues across behavioral healthcare.
Mental Illness & Criminal Justice
Mental illness has been criminalized. This research line includes work on ethics in correctional psychiatry and mental health courts.
What is a mental disorder? Here you’ll find projects on psychiatric categories, diagnoses, and the ethical implications thereof.
Today’s psychedelics renaissance may bring novel ways to effectively treat mental illness and human suffering. But the ethical challenges are many.
Addiction & Recovery
A developing research line that will include work on non-chemical addiction, including gambling and internet based addictions.
Public Mental Health
The pandemic revealed gaps across all of mental healthcare and an urgent need for a comprehensive public mental health infrastructure.
Social Media & AI
We are learning about how algorithmic bias effects behavioral health (particularly in forensics) and studying internet based addictions and contagions of mental illness.