Musical Expression

Silas Deane is the artist who created the theme music for BH WELL videos and other resources on our website. He is a musician and a producer. In this video, Silas discusses the key role that emotions play in music creation. Silas says he is not outwardly emotional but his emotions come through in his music. Music resonates with us on a deeper level than we even know how to communicate. In this video, he plays an impromptu tune that expresses his calm and excitement at the time of filming. He describes the dichotomy of chaos and order present in music that is mirrored in our minds.

Sex differences in smoking cessation outcomes of a tailored program for individuals with substance use disorders and mental illness.

Tobacco use is highly prevalent among individuals with a history of substance use disorders (SUD) and/or mental illness (MI)…

Smoking cessation outcomes among individuals with substance use and/or psychiatric disorders.

Individuals with substance use and psychiatric disorders have a high prevalence of tobacco use disorders and are disproportionately affected by tobacco-related morbidity and mortality…

Assessing opinions and barriers to providing evidence-based tobacco treatment among health care providers within an in-patient psychiatric facility

Tobacco-related morbidity and mortality is high among people with mental illnesses (PMI), yet tobacco treatment (TT) is often not provided by mental health care providers (MHPs)…