Monthly Archives: September 2021

Maryland delegation supports community mental health

U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) Today announced more of $ 18.2 million in COVID-19 relief funds to increase access to mental health services and substance use disorder …

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Metzgar commission questions PLCB | New

Members of the State House and Senate on Wednesday asked members of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and the Distilled Spirits Council about the shortage of certain products that prompted the council to impose a purchase limit of two bottles per day and per customer. Representative Carl Walker Metzgar, R-Berlin, …

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$ 24 million federal grant to NYU Langone Family Health Centers strengthens community health care for underserved New Yorkers

The 2-year scholarship is part of a 350 billion dollars relief package allocated to state and local governments to help individuals and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The subsidy to family health centers is the second largest New York State, where 63 federally licensed health centers received funding to strengthen …

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Blood drive 2021 coming October 8!

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – FOX21 News and Vitality are preparing for an upcoming blood drive to help health agencies are fighting across the country blood shortage. # Did you know: BLOOD FACTS – Download Colorado Springs is feeling the impact of the nationwide blood shortage, according to event coordinators. COVID-19 …

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Youth sports masking measure clarifies House committee

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Legislation that authorized a House committee on Monday would give Pennsylvania school districts the power to decide whether student athletes should wear masks when playing. The Republican-controlled House government committee approved Measure 15-10 along party lines. This would give “exclusive power” to schools, hobby clubs, community …

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Governor Wolf announces Veterans Trust Fund grants

Press Release, Veterans Funding helps Veterans with otherwise unmet needs Governor Tom Wolf today announced that nine Pennsylvania County Veterans Offices will receive $ 150,000 in grants, and 20 veterans service and charities will receive $ 650,000 in grants from the Veterans Trust Fund (VTF ), administered by the Pennsylvania …

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McLean Hospital Research Assistants Form Union

Research assistants at McLean Hospital in Belmont have organized themselves, seeking higher pay and systemic change in a work environment that some describe as dangerous and unfair. A group of 145 research assistants are expected to begin contract negotiations on Monday. They are the first employees to organize in the …

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Battagram people to get better health facilities – Journal

BATTAGRAM: The district administration has developed a monitoring mechanism to improve service delivery in health facilities, mainly in mountainous areas, in Battagram district. That’s what Deputy Commissioner Ashfaq Khan said in a conversation with media here on Saturday. He said the administration would ensure better service delivery to the local …

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Donating blood can save lives, health experts say

Islamabad: Donating blood can save lives and there are no complications associated with the activity. That’s what Dr Nosheen Hamid, Parliamentary Secretary for Health, said as she addressed a seminar at police headquarters here on Saturday. The seminar was organized by the Islamabad police on the orientations of the IGP …

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Community Health Options awards grants to support six community-based substance abuse disorder initiatives

LEWISTON – Community Health Options (health options) based in Lewiston, the state’s only member-run nonprofit health insurance organization, has awarded grants to six nonprofit agencies in Maine helping people living with or at risk for substance use disorders, supporting people with recovery from substance use and continuity of care, and …

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

The free, mobile vaccine bus is back on the island, setting up in the gymnasium parking lot at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School this Saturday and Sunday. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday. Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available. …

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How overthinking can harm your mental health

Here’s how to control your ruminations. How will I pay my bills at the end of the month? What factors could I overlook regarding this upcoming decision? Why didn’t my boss respond when I said “Hello”? If we are not careful, such thoughts that we keep returning to our mind …

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Powell River health aide lends a helping hand

Powell River Health-Care Auxiliary has again donated $ 10,000 to Danielle’s Helping Hand Fund in Powell River and District United Way. In a press release, Julie Jenkins, Director of Engagement and Development at Centraide, thanked the health aide for her continued support. She said the funds will help low-income individuals …

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‘She broke’: Woman accused of stabbing Taunton hospital worker struggles with mental illness, stepfather says – Boston News, Weather, Sports

TAUNTON, MASS. (WHDH) – A woman accused of repeatedly stabbing a Taunton hospital worker in an ‘unprovoked’ attack has been taken into custody without bail. Victoria Disharoon, 28, of Taunton, was arraigned in Taunton District Court on Thursday for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. “She basically said she …

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SU addresses mental health in person and online

The Salisbury University counseling center continued to deal with the spillover effects of COVID-19 on mental health until the fall and is now providing reinforcements to help it in its efforts. League counselor Cassidy Zeller said anxiety and depression are the main reasons students visit the center. These are two …

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Blood donation planned in Bluffton

BLUFFTON – There will be a blood donation opportunity from 8:30 am to 2 pm on Wednesday, September 29 at Bluffton High School, 106 W. College Ave., Bluffton. —- Red Cross initiative aims to increase blood availability for patients with sickle cell disease Blood transfusions from black donors may provide …

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FACT SHEET: Goals of the COVID-19 Global Summit

We invite all participants of the COVID-19 Global Summit to join us in aligning with the global goals and taking the associated necessary actions to end the COVID-19 pandemic and build back better. These global goals and the associated actions of governments, international institutions and the private sector are drawn …

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The impact of Covid on mental health

With the return of students to campus, the Drake University Counseling Center is helping students manage their mental health during a time of increased stress and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressors. stress. “I think the students are really overwhelmed and feeling tired from the pandemic,” said …

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