Mental health center

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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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 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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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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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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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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Family offers $500 reward in case of missing man from Bangor Psychiatric Center

The family of a man with schizophrenia who fled a mental institution is offering a $500 reward for information leading to a meeting with him. Graham Lacher is presented in November in Belfast. Lacher, 38, remains missing after fleeing a psychiatric hospital in Bangor on June 6. Photo courtesy of …

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New DPHHS director provides update on public hospital

HELENA — Montana State Hospital was over budget by $17 million, and elderly patients with dementia and serious mental illnesses are still sometimes detained four to a room, according to Friday, Aug. 26, 2022 testimony from the new director of the Montana Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHHS). …

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Bath man appealing his attempted murder conviction argues he was not of sound mind

A Bath man convicted of attempting to kill a woman Shirley as she prepared to feed animals in her barn more than three years ago claims a Superior Court judge wrongly concluded that he was sane when he committed his crimes. Christopher Hallowell, 27, alleges that his mental condition on …

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Take your hat off to good mental health

University of Wyoming students walking around campus The University of Wyoming and the City of Laramie have worked to provide free mental health resources available to students. There are many different programs in place that provide students with access to licensed mental health professionals based on a multitude of needs. …

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Healthy Boiler workshop to focus on reducing financial stress

Join Melissa Covarrubias, behavioral health counselor at the Center for Healthy Living (CHL) on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, for a Healthy Boiler workshop focused on financial stress. The workshop, “Reducing Financial Stress,” will run from noon to 1 p.m. ET on September 8. “Financial stress can affect us physically, emotionally …

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Puerto Rico’s youth mental health crisis worsens

Illustration by Rosa Colon/Centro de Periodismo Investigativo San Juan, Puerto Rico — Experts say the mental health of young people in Puerto Rico is worsening at an alarming rate, exacerbated by worsening natural disasters, failing infrastructure and a lack of mental health resources. “Puerto Rico is experiencing an overall mental …

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Medicare Advantage is missing for mental health coverage

Photo: Luca Lorenzelli/Getty Images Overall customer satisfaction with Medicare Advantage plans increased this year, largely due to improvements in billing and payments, costs, and provider choice. But according to the new JD Power 2022 US Medicare Advantage study, some concerning trends are emerging beneath the surface of these positive numbers. …

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JMU offers free training to behavioral health providers statewide

Harrisonburg, Virginia – Free continuing education for behavioral health providers in Virginia is now offered by James Madison University. Topics covered in the online training include Integrative Behavioral Health, Trauma-Informed Interprofessional Team Care, and Rural Health and can be viewed on the Graduate Psychology website. The training was prepared with …

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Black Women’s Expo offers a roadmap for financial health, mental well-being and business success

When Merry Green first decided 28 years ago to hold an exhibition just for black women, she never would have guessed what a huge success it would become. As promotions director for radio station V103, she often hosted events aimed at connecting businesses to black customers. Through this work, she …

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Union: Kaiser cancels appointments as California strike looms

Kaiser Permanente is canceling patient appointments as a strike by its 2,000 behavioral health clinicians looms Monday, a union representing workers said in a complaint to the California Department of Managed Health Care. The Oakland-based healthcare giant stopped booking clients at a number of behavioral health services, Fred Seavey, director …

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What does trauma-informed care mean? – Cleveland Clinic

What do you think of when you think of trauma? Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy This can happen as a result of abuse, violence or neglect. But it can …

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Hamilton County taxpayers will decide to raise mental health tax

In November, voters will decide if they want to pay more for mental health services. The three-member Hamilton County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday to put a tax increase for the mental health tax on the ballot. The tax, if approved, would increase the amount Hamilton County property …

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Austin Regional Clinic Prioritizes Pediatric Mental Health Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Adjusting to life during a pandemic hasn’t been easy for anyone, but for many children and teens, COVID-19 has profoundly affected their physical, mental and emotional well-being. At the Austin Regional Clinic, pediatricians ensure that the mental well-being of young people is treated as crucially as their physical health. Natasha …

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Vince Gilmer was pardoned for murder but remains in Virginia jail

Comment this story Comment RICHMOND — In the final hours before stepping down from office in January, Governor Ralph Northam pardoned inmate Vince Gilmer, whose extraordinary story of murder and mysterious illness has drawn international attention. But almost seven months later, Gilmer, 59, remains incarcerated and the devastating illness at …

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Sabra Health Care REIT makes $800 million bet in behavioral health sector

Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) is investing $800 million in behavioral health as part of its portfolio diversification plans. The bulk of the REIT’s assets are in skilled nursing facilities and seniors’ residences. However, the business is expanding to include mental health and addiction facilities, trying to capitalize on …

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Danbury homicides show ‘crisis’ in mental health services

DANBURY — A local mother killing her three children before taking her own life rocked the community last week and raises awareness of potential “stigma” around mental health treatment in the immigrant community. Danbury Police say Sonia Loja, 36, killed her three children on July 27 before taking her own …

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Supporting a family member with serious mental illness is harder than it should be

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a teenager, Eric Smith spent nearly four years cycling through hospitals and prison before entering an Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) program – a program he says held him accountable 24/7. For Smith, it was this intensive attention that made all the difference. After successfully completing …

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DOC secretary participates in ceremony honoring former colleague

July 27, 2022 By Tyler Hemstreet (E-mail) Department of Social and Health Services Left to right, DSHS Behavioral Health Administration Deputy Secretary Kevin Bovenkamp, ​​National Association on Mental Illness Representative Jim Bloss, DSHS Secretary Jilma Meneses, DOC Secretary Cheryl Strange and DOC Deputy Secretary Sean Murphy with the plaque …

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Mental health crisis intensified by the pandemic; The TEACH Project Fights Back – UBNow: News and Views for UB Faculty and Staff

America’s Surgeon General warns America’s youth are facing a ‘devastating’ mental health crisis. The American Academy of Pediatrics calls it “a national mental health emergency for children.” And obstetricians/gynecologists and other primary care providers are seeing increased anxiety and depression in their pregnant and postpartum patients. “This country has long …

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NYC will offer student debt relief to behavioral health professionals who work in the city’s hospital network

STATEN ISLAND, NY – New York City is launching a new student loan forgiveness program for behavioral health providers, thanks to an anonymous donation of $1 million. Mayor Eric Adams and NYC Health + Hospitals announced Sunday that the new debt relief program, called the Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program …

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The Mazzoni Center in Philadelphia hosts the 20th Trans Wellness Conference, the largest of its kind in the world

This story contains references to suicide. If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call or text 988. The Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference, billed as the largest free event of its kind in the world, held its 20th annual meeting this week, meeting virtually at a time when …

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Haunted Mental Hospital in Illinois reopens to the public this weekend – NBC Chicago

A supposedly haunted mental hospital opened in 1902 in central Illinois will reopen to the public this weekend for paranormal investigations. Peoria State Hospital, originally named the Illinois Asylum for the Incurable Insane, will once again welcome the public for tours on Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Paranormal …

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West Michigan Offers Students 24-Hour Virtual Mental Health Counseling Through New Partnership

KALAMAZOO, MI — Western Michigan University will expand its mental health support network in the fall 2022 semester. The UWill program offers virtual mental health counseling via video, phone or chat message. Service will also be available after 5 p.m. and throughout the weekend. “There are times when people struggle …

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A new clinic in River Oaks, a new approach to mental health – Psyclinic empowers patients and helps them hand in hand

OOffering a holistic and one-of-a-kind approach to mental health, The Psyclinic recently opened a new clinic in Houston’s coveted River Oaks neighborhood. Psyclinic now has four locations in the Houston area — and also offers telemedicine appointments. All of this makes access to Dr. Mohammed Ahmed and his team easier …

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Opening of the new TN Behavioral Health Treatment Center

NEWPORT, Tenn., July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Already Gilbert, PhD, CEO of HARMONY Recovery Group, today announced the opening of its new behavioral health treatment center, dramatically expanding access to care across the region. The new facility, Summit at Harmony Oaks Recovery Center, provides inpatient addiction treatment and residential mental …

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Partners to open a behavioral health hospital

A combined effort between the two healthcare providers will create a new behavioral health facility in the Grand Rapids area. Universal Health Services (UHS) and Grand Rapids health care system, Trinity Health, announced the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) approval of a Certificate of Need allowing partners …

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Thrive Peer Recovery Services brings a personal touch to addiction and mental health treatment

SOLON, Ohio — Eight years ago, businessman Brian Bailys, who was recovering from drug addiction, suffered a major relapse and ended up in hospital. “I crashed and burned,” is how he describes it. During his treatment, he met someone who had been through the same things as him and who …

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How abortion and mental health intersect: Experts weigh in

Although abortion is legal in Washington, Lauren B. Simonds can quickly list the ways Washingtonians — and those who come here for abortions — will be affected mentally and emotionally as abortion politics returns to the United States. Simonds has a unique understanding of how the abortion debate intersects with …

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18 countries receive aid, including Ukraine

By Maeve O’Connor Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 330 medical aid shipments requested in 40 U.S. states and territories and 18 countries worldwideincluding Ukraine. The shipments contained 9.8 million defined daily doses of drugsincluding mental health drugs, antibiotics, chronic disease drugs, nutritional products, insulin, and cancer …

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State committee holds youth mental health hearing

Members of the Illinois State Senate’s Behavioral and Mental Health Committee met Thursday morning in Chicago to hear a number of expert reports on mental health and wellness issues facing faced by young people in the region. Image from Pixabay’s image bank Credit: Image from Pixabay’s image bank In recent …

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Bring people together and create community

Note: July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Mary Kirkendoll is all about starting meaningful conversations. This is how she got involved in the Minority Mental Health Awareness Picnic in the park. The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27 at South Park. The event is …

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Hate is not a mental illness

Trigger Warning: Please read with caution. I remember exactly where I was in 1995 when I heard how a mother had strapped her two very young children into their car seats and watched the car roll into a lake in South Carolina. I couldn’t forget their murders. Had she been …

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Black-Owned Business Grant Will Expand Havelock Mental Health Services

Grant funding that helps minority-owned small businesses is helping a behavioral health group Havelock expand its services to some of Craven County’s most vulnerable citizens. On June 14, the Coalition to Back Black Businesses announced that Hurt and Healing Behavioral Health and Wellness, a Havelock-based psychology and behavioral health practice, …

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Arizona PBS premieres a two-part documentary produced by Ken Burns about the crisis in youth mental health on June 27-28 at 8 p.m.

Arizona PBS will premiere a new two-part documentary film about the current youth mental health crisis in the country on Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28 at 8 p.m. Hosted by Ken Burns and created by filmmakers Erik Ewers and Christopher Loren Ewers, the two-four-hour film, titled “Hiding in …

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Molina Healthcare agrees to pay over $4.5 million to resolve alleged misrepresentation law violations | USAO-MA

BOSTON – Molina Healthcare, Inc. (Molina) and its previously owned subsidiary, Pathways of Massachusetts (Pathways), have agreed to pay $4.625 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims while violating several regulations related to personnel licensing and supervision. Molina is a managed health care …

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Baton Rouge to Receive $1 Million in Federal Funding for Mental Health Centers | New

A network of mental and behavioral health centers to be established with the help of $1 million in federal funds will provide clinical services from licensed professionals to vulnerable communities in East Baton Rouge Parish, Mayor- President Sharon Weston Broome and Congressman Troy Carter. The resource centers will be targeted …

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Social Media and Mental Health – Butler County Times-Gazette

Using social media activates the brain’s reward center, McLean Hospital said. In response to social media use, your brain releases dopamine, a feel-good chemical linked to pleasurable activities such as sex, food, and social interaction. According to the Pew Research Center, 69% of adults and 81% of teenagers in the …

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Governor Abbott Continues State Agency Response and Relief Efforts for Uvalde Community | Texas Governor’s Office

June 16, 2022 | Austin, Texas | Press release Governor Greg Abbott continues to oversee and lead the Texas state agency’s efforts to aid and support the Uvalde community following the tragedy at Robb Elementary School. As part of the State of Texas’ overall plan to coordinate state and local …

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Missouri psychiatric hospitals still understaffed as authorities push for mental health treatment | Policy

JEFFERSON CITY — Staffing issues continue to plague Missouri mental hospitals despite attempts by Gov. Mike Parson and the legislature to raise wages for state workers. According to the Missouri Department of Mental Health, there are currently 203 people awaiting admission to state psychiatric hospitals after being ordered by a …

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14 of Minnesota’s 20 highest paid state workers are psychiatrists

Minnesota’s highest-paid state government employees aren’t university presidents, investment officers, Supreme Court justices, or the governor. The main earners of state taxpayers’ money are – overwhelmingly – psychiatrists. Mental health experts have long been among those making the most of the state’s massive workforce. But the trend has increased significantly …

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Breaking the Ice Campaign Donates $9,000 for RRMC Mental Health Services

Vermont Business Magazine On Tuesday, June 7, members of the Castleton University men’s hockey team presented vendors, administrators and staff at Rutland Regional Medical Center with an oversized check representing proceeds from the first-ever Breaking the Ice on Mental Health to benefit behavioral health programs and services offered by Rutland …

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Creative Health Mile in Pottstown promotes mental health awareness – Reading Eagle

Tristan Edwards-Wright suffered a devastating loss in his life at just 8 years old. “I lost my father to brain cancer and it was a very tragic and painful loss to see him suffer at such a young age,” Edwards said. “He meant the world to me.” Watching him endure …

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Constance Alexander: Recent violent events highlight the need to reassess community mental health resources

Mental Health Awareness Month has come and gone, but the violent events of the past few weeks have forced many of us to assess mental health resources in our own communities. In Murray, a chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, is dedicated to improving the quality …

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Managing the Mental Health Impacts of a Cancer Diagnosis Requires a Proactive Approach

In an interview with Pharmacy hours at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Bruce Feinberg, DO, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, discussed how cancer diagnosis and treatment can impact on patient mental health. What is the impact of a cancer …

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Mental Health Awareness Center 2022

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five adults suffers from mental illness. Mental Health America ranks Missouri high for number of mental health problems but low for access to care, and ranks Arkansas lower for prevalence of mental illnesses but higher for …

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Leveraging Resilience Assets Is Paramount to Preparedness > Air Force Reserve Command > News Article

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama — The term “mental health” is strange. Too often, we equate “mental health” with problems, symptoms or crises. Yet mental health is just that – a form of health. The brain is part of the body. As soldiers, we pride ourselves on honing …

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Sanity Recovery Ranch is not covered by Tennessee BlueCross

The suicidal teenager has named her new baby ‘Clarabelle’. Meredith Oest, 16, cares for Clarabelle three times a day, feeds, cleans up after and plays with the calf as part of her treatment program at Discovery Ranch for Girls, a 66-acre campus with 24-hour supervision on 24 for teenagers. Rural …

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Older Arkansans face mental health challenges during COVID 19 / Public News Service

As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, Arkansas health officials are reminding seniors of available resources, as the social isolation of the pandemic has hit them especially hard. According to a study, one in four seniors nationally reported anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Tammy Alexander, …

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Elevating Wellness Summit Raises Awareness of Mental Health in the Workplace

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE)– Feeling stressed at work? The Elevate Wellness Summit took place Tuesday at the Grand Wayne Convention Center where the summit addressed issues regarding mental health and addictions in the workplace. The Elevate Summit is the first of its kind in Fort Wayne, where nearly 86 participants …

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County commission moves forward with central mental health receiving facility

Commissioner Ken Cornell introduces a motion to move forward with the Central Reception Facility BY JENNIFER CABRERA At the end of the line : The county commission voted to move forward with a brick-and-mortar central mental health intake facility, co-located with Meridian Behavioral Health Services. They’ve budgeted $500,000 from their …

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Lake Oswego High champions mental health awareness with ‘LO Kick Back’

LAKE OSWEGO Ore. (KPTV) – Brotherhood and belonging, Jordan Taff had both. “You might think you know what’s going on, but you really don’t,” said Jordan’s mother, Anna Taff. Anna and Rich Taff are in their seventh month of mourning the loss of their youngest son. “Living life and moving …

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Serenity Oaks Addiction Treatment Center Joins Mental Health Awareness Month

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Although not often talked about, mental illness represents several of the leading causes of disability in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five adults (about 53 million) in the United States over the age …

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Recover Virginia seeking partners for Recover Fest 2022

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – The organizers of Recover Fest 2021 continue to address the meth and opioid crisis in Virginia through the work of their community-focused nonprofit organization Recover Virginia. The team successfully hosted two events last year at Lexington in Hulls and Recover Fest 2021 at Staunton st Sunspots …

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McLean County Council approves mental health action plan update, but postpones vote on solar wind farm

McLean County Council on Thursday approved its updated mental health action plan, after postponing the vote for a month, to allow more public comment on the document. The updated version covers the next three years. The plan, first adopted in 2015, is designed by the county’s Behavior Health Coordinating Council. …

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Craig McLachlan tells court he was admitted to a mental health facility after sexual assault allegations

Actor Craig McLachlan has collapsed during his defamation trial, revealing he was admitted to a mental health facility after the media published allegations that he sexually assaulted his colleagues. Key points: McLachlan told court his only social activity for a long time was shopping for his elderly mother in costume …

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Nao Medical to Open New York Flagship Healthcare Facility in Dutch Kills – QNS.com

A new medical facility will open in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City on Tuesday, May 10, offering free COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters, as well as free monoclonal antibody infusion treatments to all patients for the day. Nao Medical, formerly known as Statcare, will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony …

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A center to deal with the mental health crisis is preparing to open in autumn in Birmingham

Workers gutted the ground floor of an ordinary office building on the outskirts of Birmingham, exposing the beams, wiring and concrete floor of the space that will soon house the city’s fourth mental health crisis center the state. The facilities, which were announced in 2020 and 2021, will operate around …

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Empower Field Hosts Mental Health Support Event

DENVER (KDVR) – Children’s Hospital of Colorado and its participating partners are hosting a free special event on Friday, May 6 to help address mental health issues among Colorado’s youth. According to the hospital, a record number of patients have sought mental health help. In 2022, they found a 47% …

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WOW! radio forum to explore mental health during the pandemic

WOW! radio forum to explore mental health during the pandemic Dr Joshua Jones, Chief Medical Officer of the Olympic Medical Center, offers “What has the pandemic taught us about mental health? », a free WOW! Working on the Wellness Radio Forum from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 on KSQM 91.5 …

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“Raise your voice for mental health” walk raises awareness

MERRILL, Wis. (WSAW) – The Merrill High Schools Raise Your Voice Club is raising awareness about mental health through its second annual “Raise Your Voice for Mental Health” walk. The Raise Your Voice Club is a student-led organization that aims to raise mental health awareness, advocate for change, and share …

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Washington County officials study mental health court

Crisis cells Arkansas opened four 16-bed Crisis Stabilization Units in a pilot program through June 2021. The Sebastian County Crisis Unit at Fort Smith opened in March 2018. The Pulaski County unit in Little Rock opened in August 2018. Northwest Arkansas unit in Fayetteville opened. in June 2019, and the …

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Mental Health Treatment Center Opens on South Orchard Avenue – The Ukiah Daily Journal

Mendocino County officials announced this week that the Residential Crisis Treatment Center on South Orchard Avenue, funded in part by Measure B of the Mental Health Treatment Act, has opened its doors to clients. Officials previously celebrated the facility with a groundbreaking ceremony in December 2021, though construction is not …

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New push for mental health facility in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A Sedgwick County community task force investigating the death in custody of a teenager is pushing for big changes when it comes to responding to mental health calls. During the meetings, some members discussed the need for Wichita to have a state-run regional mental health facility. …

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At Hope Clinic, the focus is on health, not just “caring for the sick”

Andrea Caracostis, 51, is the CEO of Hope Clinic, a federally qualified health center headquartered in the Asian city, with four locations across Houston. The clinic offers services to everyone, regardless of the patient’s ability to pay. The Hope Clinic provides pediatric, OBGYN and family practice, psychiatric, dental, and vision …

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Rockville Center Behavioral Health Center Receives $100,000 Grant | Herald Community Newspapers

Northwell Health recently received a $100,000 grant from New York State to fund its Behavioral Health Center at Rockville Center. The facility launched in 2020 and provides mental health care to children and adolescents through a collaborative agreement with nine school districts in Nassau County. While it typically takes parents …

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At The Corner in Ypsi, young people find affordable, holistic and non-judgmental health care

Forty-one years ago, Corner Health Center in Ypsilanti became Michigan State’s first school health center. As a result, we remain the benchmark for child and adolescent healthcare today. We are called “The Corner”, because we are from the area of ​​Ypsilanti High School. It was actually a small janitorial closet …

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Nashville to spend $600,000 on more mental health court supports

Samantha MaxWPLN News Nashville plans to invest $600,000 in the Mental Health Court in the next fiscal year.Nashville is investing in a program that aims to keep people with mental illness or cognitive delays out of the criminal justice system. The mayor’s office said it plans to allocate $600,000 in …

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UW-Madison welcomes new mental health club

UW-Madison is welcoming a new club that will launch the week of April 22. IfYou’reReadingThis.org is a national organization whose goal is to create a support network for mental health for students by students. It currently has twelve chapters at universities across the country, and its thirteenth is being established …

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Supervision of Mental Health Education in Schools

Goals Determine what steps the State Department of Education (the Department) takes to ensure that school districts have the necessary mental health education as required by law. We also sought to determine what mental health services are available in school districts. Our audit covered the period from July 2018 to …

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Support veterans with Parkinson’s disease, mental health

If you are the caregiver of someone with Parkinson’s disease, you are aware of the consequences such a diagnosis can have on someone. Military veterans with Parkinson’s disease are particularly prone to mental health symptoms, including anxiety, sleep disturbances and depression. The Parkinson’s Foundation has partnered with the United States …

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Mental Health Internship Continues to Rise | News

BOSTON — Hundreds of psychiatric patients are still “interned” in emergency rooms across the state awaiting beds in mental health facilities. As of Monday, there were 750 patients — including 247 children — waiting for beds in psychiatric facilities across the state, according to the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association’s …

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Community health care is feeling the fallout from COVID on mental and behavioral health

Roundtable participants hang together after the meeting at the International District Clinic. Standing row, left to right: CISH Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lakshmi Deepa Yerram; Sue Birch, director of the Washington State Health Care Authority; Esther Lucero, president and CEO of the Seattle Indian Health Board; Ryan Gilbert, chief operating …

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Reviews | More mental health services have been added to the VA, but more needs to be done

More mental health services are being implemented at the VA, which is a step in the right direction to address the lack of access to care in Iowa. Iowa has a long struggle to provide mental health services to Iowans. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Iowa is …

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