Monthly Archives: October 2022

Woodland Centers improves access to mental health services – West Central Tribune

WILLMAR – Improving access to mental health services such as counseling and treatment remains a priority for Kandiyohi County and Woodland Centers. Even as society continues to rebound from the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the need for mental health services remains strong and, in some cases, growing. Kandiyohi …

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In-depth update on multi-purpose event center facilities

Here’s a roundup of what local elected officials will be talking about at town hall meetings this week. Lane County Board of Commissioners To look at: County meetings are streamed at bit.ly/LaneCounty-meetings. To participate: Meetings of the Board of Commissioners begin at 9:00 a.m. at Harris Hall, located at 125 …

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Assessment identifies mental health and substance use as ongoing concerns in Grand Forks community

Oct. 29—GRAND FORKS — Mental health, addictions and transportation are among the top ongoing concerns of community members in Grand Forks and Polk counties, according to the most recent Community Health Assessment published in Grand Forks. The assessment, released last week by Grand Forks Public Health, Altru and the UND …

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City’s first Environmental Advisory Committee meeting takes place on Wednesday | New

The Town of Meadville’s Environmental Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 894 Diamond Park. The meeting time, which takes place shortly before the first November city council meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, is not the committee’s regular monthly meeting time. City …

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County chosen for new mental health program

Madison County has another tool in its attempt to help people with mental illness and addiction avoid becoming repeat offenders in the justice system. The Illinois Courts Administrative Office announced that it has awarded $315,000 of a grant from the Office of Justice, Justice, and Mental Health (JMHCP) Collaborative Program …

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Free Medical Clinic wins $10,000 from the newspaper’s charity arm

The Oak Ridge Free Medical Clinic – which provides free primary care to low-income and uninsured people in Anderson, Roane and Morgan counties – has won a $10,000 grant from the Gannett Foundation as part of its A Community Thrives program. Gannett is the parent company of The Oak Ridger, …

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Doctors slam fossil fuel companies’ ‘record profits’

A man wearing a mask rows his boat as smoke from wildfires covers Seattle, Washington REUTERS/Karen Ducey Doctors take on the fossil fuel industry, blaming the world’s worst health problems on companies that continue to seek profits in oil and gas even as climate change worsens the waves heat, intensifies …

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Palm Medical Centers opened a new primary care center for seniors in Dade City, Florida

CORAL GABLES, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Palm Medical Centers (“PMC”), a portfolio company of MBF Healthcare Partners II, LP (“MBF”), continues to expand its presence in Florida and build on its recent successful de novo launches in Central Florida, as it announces its new senior primary care center in Dade City, Florida. The …

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New mental health resource in Longwood | Features

Think about it… has there been anything that has been stressing you out lately or making you feel anxious or depressed? If so, download the brand new interactive self-help app at Longwood. WellTrack is designed to help you understand your mental health and provide you with the help you need …

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UK Tory MPs use 1922 Committee to skew leadership race

Comment this story Comment British Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation in London last week, ending the shortest prime minister’s term (45 days) in British history. Truss’s term seemed doomed soon after his tax plan was announced, leading to an outcry and a rapid drop in Conservative support in …

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MVCC Announces New Hire and Employee Title Change

UTICA — Mohawk Valley Community College has announced a new appointment as well as a change in employee title, both of which were approved by the college’s Board of Trustees at its meeting on Monday, October 17. Michelle Burdick has been appointed as a Certified Mental Health Practitioner and will …

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Manistee County Medical Center facility gets 11,800 square foot addition

The rainy day they had been saving for came Monday for the Manistee County Medical Center facility when teams broke ground on an 11,800 square foot addition. Under freezing skies, Manistee County Commissioners and Family Independence Agency Board Members donned hard shoes and Ottawa Little River Band Indians Ogema Jon …

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Judge calls for another mental health assessment of man shot dead by Portsmouth police

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Andre Rawls suffers from arm and leg pain every day; his family lives in emotional pain. Rawls, now 20, spent a month at Sentara Norfolk General where doctors treated him for five gunshot wounds to his right arm and both legs. Months later, family members say …

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SGA delegates new member to hiring committee, approves business cards and seeks replacement for SSCCC

The Santa Rosa Junior College Student Government Assembly approved a new recruiting committee member, confirmed a business card budget, and discussed an alternate representative for the California Community Colleges Student Senate at its meeting in Monday. The SGA has unanimously approved Student Body President Abrea Tillman to join the Student …

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Valley community colleges offer free mental health services

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Valley community colleges are taking steps to promote good mental health among their students by offering free counseling sessions. At the height of the semester, administrators at Fresno City College said they were receiving an average of more than 50 new requests for mental health services …

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Railpen will fund an NHS mental health center

The Railways Pension Scheme investment manager – which manages £37billion in assets – has struck a deal with Monkwearmouth Development to fund the redevelopment and extension of Monkwearmouth Hospital in Sunderland. The investment, in partnership with the Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, will create a brand new …

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Study used to better understand student mental health

Quinnipiac University administrators are conducting an online study to understand stuimprove mental health and well-being and help better understand needs on campus. Associate Dean of Student Affairs for Health and Wellness Kerry Patton, along with a team of researchers from the University of Michigan, sent an email Oct. 12 to …

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Episcopalian input sought in search for next presiding bishop as committee prepares for 2024 – Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has become a beloved figure in the Episcopal Church and beyond, since his election in 2015. Best known for his rousing sermons, including at the 2018 royal wedding, Curry also led efforts to address racial and social injustice in church and society, and …

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New free mental health digital resource available for families and parents

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — If you’re noticing mental health issues more frequently, you’re not at all alone. “Mental health issues have been on the rise for several years and COVID has certainly exacerbated that, so now is a great time for us to partner up to try and bring …

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GMC presents an advanced and comprehensive concept for the health and well-being of women in its integrated medical facility

Cairo, Egypt: Global Medical City (GMC), the pioneer of a new 360° health and wellness concept in Egypt, has launched a new comprehensive women’s wellness center at its integrated medical facility. As GMC continues to introduce innovative therapies and services to meet the diverse needs of patients, the Women’s Wellness …

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Officers clash with mentally ill man on Edgewood Ave. – Action News Jax

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident involving an officer in the 2000 block of West Edgewood Ave. JSO reports at 4:45 p.m. that officers responded to a call about a man with mental illness. Upon arriving at the scene, the suspect fired five rounds from …

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Parliamentary committee publishes report on death of Mahsa Amini

TEHRAN — Iran’s parliament’s advisory and internal affairs committee has released a report on the death of Mahsa Amini. The report confirmed earlier statements that Amini had not suffered any type of beating while in police custody, according to Tasnim. The report also warned that those who made hasty remarks …

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Mental health summit highlights growing student needs

Health experts call it a crisis. “People who may not have struggled before entering college can really struggle to make the transition,” said Elizabeth Byrnes, a student at Siena College. Middle school students struggle to maintain good mental health. “Some other issues still linger from the pandemic,” Byrnes said. “I …

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East San Jose is getting a new community theater with a cafe and

A new community theater space that will host plays, dance events, live music, community events, parties and weddings is coming to East San Jose. San Jose Spotlight reports that “The San Jose Planning Commission has unanimously approved a permit to convert 6,700 square feet of a 28,000 square foot commercial …

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128 flu shots given at health department drive-thru clinic

During the first half hour of Crawford County Public Health’s drive-thru flu shot clinic on Tuesday, about 60 shots were administered. “We like to keep it at a good pace, so they don’t feel like they’re queuing too long,” Health Commissioner Kate Siefert said as she watched cars cross the …

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North Carolina Police Department Now Handles Mental Health Calls Differently

CHARLOTTE, NC — When someone calls 911 for an emergency, police departments are now tasked with determining how to respond if the call centers around a mental health crisis. North Carolina police departments are putting more emphasis on mental health awareness by changing the way they respond to mental health …

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“Presidential Flood Relief Committee” Established for Flood Victims: Church Leaders in Nigeria

Jos, October 12, 2022 / 2:59 p.m. (ACI Africa). Christian leaders in Nigeria have called on the federal government to establish a “Presidential Flood Relief Committee” to support victims of destructive floods in various states in the West African nation. In their statement on Tuesday, October 11, church leaders under …

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Firearm-related suicides and deaths increased in 2021

U.S. suicide rates rose again after two years of decline, and gun-related suicides and homicides continued to see ‘worrying’ increases in 2021, two new CDC reports found, leading experts to say “[t]there’s no doubt that we’re living through a mental health crisis in this country.” US sees suicide rate rise …

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Union fights Hogan’s plan to close Western Maryland Hospital Center

Unions representing nurses and other healthcare workers at Western Maryland Hospital Center are fighting what they say is Gov. Larry Hogan’s last chance to outsource care to the Hagerstown facility before he leaves office. The powerful three-member public works board, including the governor, is due to vote Wednesday on fast-track …

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Bears place great importance on mental health and well-being

Wiley points out to players that things like focus, confidence and managing anxiety are real skills they can possess. “The good thing about when something is a skill is if you can identify your area of ​​improvement and develop a process to improve, then things can improve over time,” Wiley …

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Valley News – Jim Kenyon: On mental health, Dartmouth College says ‘no thanks for the help’

Before its mobile crisis response team hit the road 24/7 in January, West Central Behavioral Health contacted schools, police departments and hospitals to inform them of the unique service available from the New Hampshire side. Upper Valley. Seen as an indispensable new tool in the suicide prevention toolbox, West Central’s …

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Handover ceremony for 16 health care facilities in Saint Lucia

Mongouge, Richfond, Saltibus and Ti Rocher Castries were handed over to the Department of Health, Welfare and the Aged (and Department of Equity). The modernization of the facilities was carried out by contractors AIG Construction Ltd, Lawrence Associates Ltd and Phoenix Construction Limited. These 12 facilities were …

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Spotlight on Mental Health | News, Sports, Jobs

Above: Clubhouse manager Darek Olson stands in front of Upward Bound’s collection of resources. Upward Bound is located at 104 E. 5th St. in Fairmont. FAIRMONT – Last week was National Mental Illness Awareness Week, and during the week clubs affiliated with the South Central Community …

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NASCAR and ‘distant’ teams’ negotiating committee on revenue proposal

By Bob PockrasFOX Sports Writer NASCAR CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Representatives for teams negotiating with NASCAR to try to get increased revenue distributed by the sanctioning body say their proposal was rejected last week and the parties are far apart. The four members of the teams’ negotiating committee – Jeff Gordon, …

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About the CNN/KFF mental health survey

CNN — The CNN/KFF Mental Health Survey is a joint project of CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation designed to assess Americans’ perspectives on mental health and mental health care in the United States today. Surveys were conducted by SSRS from July 28 to August 9, 2022 with a random …

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Angolan opposition journalist’s wife assaulted in apparent retaliation for reporting

New York, October 4, 2022 – Angolan authorities must quickly investigate and bring to justice those responsible for the attack on Ludmila Pinto, the wife of broadcaster Claudio Pinto, in an apparent warning to the journalist, the Committee for Peace said on Tuesday. protection of journalists. At around 6 p.m. …

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La Jolla Group to Present Pickleball Tournament to Support Pediatric Mental Health Services

Seeking to raise funds for the expansion of pediatric psychiatric services at Rady Children’s Hospital, the La Jolla Unit of the Hospital Auxiliary will present a pickleball tournament dubbed “Dinking for Dollars” on Saturday, October 15. The event will take place from 5-8:30 p.m. at Bobby Riggs Racket & Paddle, …

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The Boston Public Health Commission administers 780 COVID vaccines during the clinic

The Boston Public Health Commission administered 780 COVID-19 vaccines and boosters at a clinic in Boston on Saturday, officials said. The vaccinations come days after the commission detected a “significant spike” in COVID particles found in local sewage, suggesting the potential for higher community spread. Cases among 10- to 19-year-olds …

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The power of brief therapies in mental health

Last year, a survey by the American Psychological Association found demand for psychotherapy had increased dramatically since the start of the Covid pandemic, with 68% of therapists saying their waiting lists had grown longer and more than 40% saying they were unable to keep up with the request. But help …

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Ted Deutch resigns from Congress to join the American Jewish Committee

Rep. Ted Deutsch resigned from Congress, marking the premature end of his congressional career after more than 12 years in the House. Deutch, a Democrat from Boca Raton, had announced his decision not to seek re-election in February. Deutch had planned to resign during the recess of the House for …

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