Monthly Archives: September 2022

Ex-Marine to speak about ‘mental health epidemic’ at DeSales

East. Reading time: 2 minutes Former sailor, firefighter and police officer Travis Howze will speak on the subject of mental health as it affects many American veterans and first responders during a conference at DeSales University in Center Valley on Monday, October 3. (Credit: TravisHowze.com) A former U.S. Marine, police …

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Crisis at Hilo Medical Center highlights staffing and bed shortages at Hawaii hospitals

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The crisis in patient care at Hilo Medical Center is grabbing the attention of lawmakers and helping to spur a broader conversation about staffing and bed shortages at hospitals across the state. On Tuesday, Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Jarrett Keohokalole. will tour Hawaii Island …

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Young people’s mental health was declining in the United States long before Covid-19

Share on PinterestNew research highlights the growing scale of the youth mental health crisis in the United States and how parents can help. Sally Anscombe/Stocksy Recent research suggests that the mental health of children and adolescents in the United States is in decline. Although the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to this …

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LGBTQ+ Representation Committee Proposal Defeated in HUSA Senate – The Hilltop

Photo by Demetrick Conyers. The Howard University Senate Association (HUSA) voted to reject the creation of a committee that would seek to speak on behalf of queer and LGBTQ+ students at Howard. On Sept. 21 at 8:40 p.m., HUSA convened at Douglass Hall in part to hear from CASCADE Vice …

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Maryland Recovery Center Treats Burnout and Stress in First Responders

HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. — Ken Beyer can’t think of a day in the past few months where his phone hasn’t floated with calls, texts and emails from a police department, a sheriff’s office or fire station seeking help for an employee. A patrol officer threatens to commit suicide with …

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New Hire at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health Covington Clinic, Louisiana Foundation Appoints New CEO | Economic news

New Orleans Dr. Grant Clinkingbeard joined the team of Health of the children of Notre-Dame du Lac. Clinkingbeard is part of the practice at Lake Physician Group Clinic in Covington. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University, an MD from LSU Health New Orleans, and completed his pediatric training …

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Mental Health and Recovery Award Recipients Recognized | News, Sports, Jobs

YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Council honored this year’s Mental Health and Recovery Award winners at its annual recognition luncheon Thursday at the Tyler History Center. This year’s recipients included individuals and organizations from across the Valley who work to help meet the mental …

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Los Angeles Dodgers remove Craig Kimbrel from narrower role, will use committee approach

LOS ANGELES — With less than two weeks left in their regular season, the Los Angeles Dodgers have removed Craig Kimbrel from their closest, a major development that will have a huge impact on their pitching team. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Friday that Kimbrel, 34, will take on different …

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Advice for Freshmen From Other Students – Amherst Wire

Useful tips for new students to ease the transition With the start of the fall semester, it is important to discuss the effects of entering a new school as an incoming freshman. Most new students feel anxious and don’t know how to handle this new environment. Here are some tips …

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JONAH Asks Mayo Clinic Health System to Save Luther Lakeside Apartments

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – People living in Luther Lakeside Apartments in Eau Claire will have found a new place to live by June 30, 2023. That’s because the property’s owner, Mayo Clinic Health System, is repurposing the property across from its Eau Claire Luther campus. Although Mayo made the …

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How to increase stress resilience and improve mental health in your organization

The world we live in today is a lot more stressful than it used to be – and that might not change anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic, political unrest and global tragedies are just some of the factors that are weighing heavily on our society. Two in three adults (67%) …

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Central Michigan Life – Takeaways from September 21 CMU Board Committee Meetings

The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees met in committees on Sept. 21 to prepare for its official Sept. 22 meeting. The meetings took place from 12:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the President’s Conference Room at the Bovee University Center. Each session was streamed live and 25 spots were …

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Community comes together to discuss mental health – Iowa State Daily

Jay Waagmeester Community members gathered at the Memorial Union to equip themselves with mental health tools on Tuesday evening. The 8th Annual Story County Mental Health Expo featured 25 booths offering local support resources and advocacy for mental health. “There’s so much support out there,” said Julie Saxton, mental health …

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Providence’s $712 million expansion project to bring 2 satellite health centers to San Clemente, RMV

SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISMThe article you are about to read comes from our journalists doing their important job – investigating, researching and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspiring stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires a lot of …

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US health task force calls for routine screening for anxiety in adults

In a nod to the country’s pressing mental health crisis, an influential group of medical experts is recommending for the first time that adults under the age of 65 be screened for anxiety. The draft recommendations, from the US Task Force on Preventive Servicesare designed to help primary care clinicians …

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London FXJSC Legal Sub-Committee Meeting Minutes – June 8, 2022

Minutes Meeting date: June 8, 2022Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Location: Video meeting Point 1: Introduction and minutes The minutes of the meeting of March 16, 2022 are approved. Point 2: Recent regulatory updates on crypto-assets Musonda Kapotwe discussed recent regulatory updates from the Financial Conduct Authority (the …

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Acting AG Platkin: owner of NJ mental health clinic chain accused of orchestrating scheme to defraud Medicaid and use clinics to hide million-dollar earnings

Acting AG Platkin: owner of NJ mental health clinic chain accused of orchestrating scheme to defraud Medicaid and use clinics to hide million-dollar earnings Tax evasion scheme Charge TRENTON — Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Attorney (OIFP) announced today that the owner …

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A Stamford COVID-19 vaccination clinic has had its tent stolen in Scalzi Park. Here’s what happened next.

STAMFORD — His tent was stolen more than a week ago, but the Community Health Centers Immunization Clinic is still stationed in Scalzi Park providing residents with the most up-to-date doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. It’s just an outdoor clinic right now. “It was a $7,000 tent,” CHC nurse Ta’Tiyana …

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No deal yet as Kaiser mental health workers strike lasts month | New

The Mental Health Parity Act, Senate Bill 221, took effect in July and requires health insurers to provide return appointments for mental health and substance abuse patients no more than 10 days after a previous session. The American Psychological Association recommends weekly therapy for people with depression — double that …

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Presidential Search Committee appointed by Fairmont State University

FAIRMONT, W. Va. – The Board of Governors of Fairmont State University has approved the members of the Presidential Search Committee. According to Fairmont State University Board of Governors Chairman Rusty Hutson, the committee will be led by Jennifer Kinty, Kevin Rogers and Charles Shields. Rusty Hutson (Fairmont State University) …

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Dos Pueblos High School Foundation Raises Funds for New Wellness Center | School zone

Posted on September 17, 2022 | 12:16 p.m. The Dos Pueblos High School Foundation’s impact project for the year is the new DPHS Wellness Center, the foundation announced. Money raised through the annual fundraiser, the Charger Champions Circle and the annual Round Up auction will support plans for a new …

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“Africa is on the front line but not on the front page”: Vanessa Nakate on her fight for the climate | Climate crisis

VAnessa Nakate knows what it’s like to be black and neglected. In January 2020, an Associated Press photographer cropped Nakate from a photo of young climate activists at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, leaving her friend Greta Thunberg and three other young white women in the photo . …

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Mental health impact on state park, SUNY police call

The global prevalence of anxiety, depression and other mental health issues has increased since the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s taking its toll on the police guarding state parks and universities. Members of the State Police Benevolent Association are responsible for rescuing those in need in state forests or campuses. Sometimes …

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Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends PCV15 for children under 19

The 15-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV15) can be used in children less than 19 years of age, according to recommendations issued by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and published in the September 16 issue of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States. Morbidity and Mortality …

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OU Children’s offers new technology for children facing a mental health crisis

New technology from OU Children’s Hospital aims to make experiences safer when a child is in the midst of a behavioral health crisis. “Sudoku word searching, math, some opportunities with checkers chess,” said Karen Webb of OU Health. “It’s for a wide variety of ages,” said Dr. Robyn Cowperthwaite of …

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Judge continues to bar anti-abortion activists from clinic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A group of anti-abortion activists will continue to be barred from interfering with patients and providers at a reproductive health clinic outside Nashville, a federal judge has ruled. In July, protesters attempted to enter the clinic run by the nonprofit carafem twice during a nationwide conference …

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March for Mental Health Awareness Saturday in Ithaca – The Morning Sun

The second annual Jamie Sanders Walk for Mental Health Awareness will take place in Ithaca on Saturday. The walk will take place from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the Ithaca High School trail, but a number of other activities will take place throughout the day beginning at noon. These …

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Committee votes against sanction for violence in health care | Regional News

CHEYENNE — A bill to create specific offenses for assault, threat of violence and assault against health care providers failed in a vote on Tuesday. The Wyoming Joint Judicial Committee rejected the measure. According to testimonies, the incidence of such violence has increased in recent years. Witnesses called for harsher …

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Ride for Mental Health passes $1 million mark and opens registration for 2023

September 13, 2022 Nation’s first cycling fundraiser for mental health supports education, research and treatment at premier McLean Hospital NEW YORK and BOSTON /ENDURANC SPORTSWIRE/ – In 2017, when New York lawyer and avid cyclist Mac Dorris founded the Ride for Mental Health in New Paltz, NY, it was a …

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How To Check In With Your Smartphone For VA Fayetteville Coastal Healthcare Appointments | VA Fayetteville Coastal Health Care

You can now check in for appointments with your smartphone. More installations will offer this option in the future. You can always check in for an appointment with a member of staff at all facilities. Read this page to find out how to check in with your smartphone when this …

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Group educates Temple athletes about mental health – The Temple News

Morgans Message President Natalie Demasi (left) and Vice President Peyton Rieger (right) are fighting to overcome the stigma around athlete mental health. | NEWS FROM THE TEMPLE / COUNT KUFEN September 4-10 was National Suicide Prevention Week across the country, allowing organizations to speak out about the challenges people with …

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The committee would explore ways to help older people in Wallingford

Times are hard. The recovery after the first two years of the coronavirus pandemic has not been helped by rising costs and supply chain issues, which have presented challenges for projects – and people have increasingly struggling to make ends meet. Among those particularly affected are the elderly, many of …

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Berks Community Health Center Achieves Five Quality Badges from HRSA

Berks Community Health Center earns five quality badges from HRSA – BCTV Skip to content / Articles / Health / by Berks Community Health Center Sep 12, 2022 The Health Resources and Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recently awarded five 2021 Community Health …

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The Post Courier health facility lacks an agent

September 12, 2022 By HEZRON KISING A RURAL aid post in Morobe is still waiting for a health worker after six years, even though it has been allocated medical supplies. Laukanu Aid Post in Salamaua LLG Ward 10 in Huon Gulf District of Morobe is waiting for a health worker …

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Climate change will not spare our mental health

You could say that I am a bit of an expert on disasters and their consequences. As the medical director of one of the country’s 28 Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams for 20 years, I was deployed across the country to help deal with disasters, both natural and d …

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Some members of the Brookhaven map redistricting committee may boycott the meeting before the deadline

Members of the City of Brookhaven’s redistricting committee are bickering over when to meet this week as they face a deadline Thursday to propose a new map of the city council district. The city’s redistricting website said the eight-member committee plans to hold an online meeting at 6 p.m. Monday …

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Facility Management for Medical Facilities Guides New Book

Facility Management and Development Guide for Hospitals and Other Medical Facilities PEMBERTON, NEW JERSEY, USA, Sept. 9, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Privatization of Facility Management in Public Hospitals: A Malaysian Perspective is Hong Poh Fan’s book for those interested in learning more about facility management health and support services they can …

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Art of Being ME Exhibit Encourages Conversations About Mental Health | Central Missouri News

COLUMBIA — The Art of Being ME exhibit, presented by the Burrell Foundation in collaboration with artist Randy Bacon, opened to the public on Friday. “This exhibit provides an opportunity to show the community that mental illness is not a particular demographic. And it’s not a particular socio-economic status,” said …

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PCP management committee discussed key changes to expect ahead of expansion, report says

The college football playoffs are expected to expand to 12 teams in the near future, with the top 6 ranked conference champions being joined by 6 overall teams. What is under discussion is when it will take place: it is scheduled for the 2026 season at the latest, but the …

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The Sheps Center was awarded two federal funding agreements for workforce research

The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Policy has obtained two Health Resources and Services Administration Agreements to fund research centers. The creation of the Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center will be funded by a $4.5 million award over five years and led by Director Brianna Lombardi …

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Framework and Toolkit for Infection Prevention and Control in Outbreak Preparedness, Preparedness and Response at the Health Care Facility Level

Insight Infectious disease outbreaks and epidemics are increasing in frequency, scale and impact. Healthcare facilities can amplify the transmission of emerging infectious diseases or multi-drug resistant organisms (MDRO) within their environment and community. Therefore, evidence-based infection prevention and control (IPC) measures in healthcare settings are essential to prevent and contain …

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Navigating the World of Online Mental Health Awareness

You browse your social media feed and navigate to the content you recommend. A specific video appears, where the creator describes a list of symptoms that leads him to conclude that he suffers from depression. What’s odd is that these symptoms sound a lot like things you experience every day. …

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Milton review board recommends annexation of DEStorage

In 20 tidy minutes, the Milton Special Review Panel agreed to recommend the annexation of a half-acre portion of a seven-acre parcel of Highway 16 that is slated for a self-catering facility -DEStorage storage. DEStorage was forced to appear before the committee because of what it called an enclave, a …

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Social-emotional learning should be a core subject in school

With the start of the school year, concern is mounting among school children, parents and teachers who fear that an enraged young man wielding a weapon is escaping from their school’s security fortress. The recent Senate passage of the bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA), which earmarked $8.5 billion to support …

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Ganesh Utsav Committee to organize Saraswati Puja for students

Thousands of devotees offered special prayers to Lord Ganesh during the pandals arranged at different places during Ganesh Navarathri Utsavams. The pandals were lavishly decorated with flowers on the fifth day of the festival on Sunday. Members of the utsav committee have organized ‘Hari kathas’, classical dances, mythological plays, ‘bhajans’ …

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Is mental illness on the rise among university students?

It seems that mental health issues among college students are on the rise. A 2022 study observed a significant 50% increase in mental health-related issues among college students from 2013 to 2021. About 60% of college students had at least one mental health issue by 2021, and racial and ethnicities …

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State of the University Address Highlights Current Progress and Future Possibilities « News @ ODU

Old Dominion University President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., announced plans for a school of data science and an expanded baseball facility during his first state of the university address, which he delivered Friday at Chartway Arena. The University is about to submit a proposal to the Virginia State Board of …

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Afghanistan war veterans need more mental health help

August 30 marks the anniversary of the disastrous US withdrawal from Afghanistan. For the approximately 3 million veterans who served in the global war on terror, discussing the subject still engenders visceral anger. It is difficult for them to reconcile the events of the past year with the noble missions …

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US Treasury tells Republican committee request needed for Hunter Biden data

U.S. President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden leave Holy Spirit Catholic Church after attending mass on St. Johns Island, South Carolina, U.S., August 13, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury on Friday issued an …

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Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health Heads for $38 Million Final Approval for New Psychiatric Hospital in Downtown Tulsa | Local News

The Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health is just one step away from securing the $38 million needed for its new 106-bed psychiatric hospital in downtown Tulsa. This week, the Oklahoma Legislature’s Joint Committee on Pandemic Relief Funding gave final approval to a proposal to fund additional patient capacity and expand …

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Bradley Britigan discusses the future of education at the Medical Education Research Facility

Britigan, fourth runner-up for vice president for medical affairs and dean of Carver College of Medicine, focused on his goals and missions for the University of Iowa during his open forum on Thursday. Fourth Vice President of Medical Affairs and Carver College of Medicine Dean’s Finalist Bradley Britigan focused on …

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Advocates Encourage Student Inclusion on Katy ISD Book Review Board

By George Slaughter, Editor As Katy school administrators consider how or whether to change the district’s policy on reviewing and possibly removing books from school libraries, advocates are calling for the inclusion of students in the review committee. They also ask to keep a challenged book available to students during …

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