Wrong decision jeopardizes mental health coverage for millions of CT scan patients

At a time when more than 28% of Connecticut adults are reporting symptoms of anxiety or depression — up from 19% two years earlier — the nation’s largest insurer is threatening to impede access to much-needed mental health care. This decision in the Case of Wit v. United Behavioral Health …

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Trump blasts Cassidy Hutchinson’s ‘BS’ committee claim

Former President Donald Trump once again ripped Cassidy Hutchinson for his testimony last week before the House Select Committee on Jan. 6, referencing a report that Hutchinson previously called the “BS” proceeding. “Lyin’ Cassidy Hutchinson, who Fake Media refuses to properly reveal, recently called the Jan. 6 Screening Committee ‘BS’ …

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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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Opinion: San Diegans with mental health issues forgo treatment due to high cost

A customer walks down a pharmacy aisle. Photo by Mark Buckawicki via Wikimedia Commons Rising health care costs continue to put treatment out of reach for vulnerable communities in San Diego and across California, including many people living with mental health issues. Healthcare providers are reporting an increase in anxiety, …

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House Select Committee must not give the Republican Party a free pass

In six presentations in June, the House Select Committee on January 6 made a clear, compelling, and convincing argument that Donald Trump: 1) continued to claim he had won the 2020 presidential election after members of his administration, including then-Attorney General Bill Barr, repeatedly informed him that there was no …

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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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UPMC to close Somerset palliative care facility; care transferred to home, to hospital

July 2 – SOMERSET, Pa. – Hospice care inside Somerset’s In Touch Hospice will end this summer, due to changing industry trends, UPMC officials said . With more patients able to receive end-of-life care at home, demand for the 10-bed unit at the North Center Avenue location has declined in …

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Therapy dogs play role in police mental health

Therapy dogs play role in police mental health Imagine the emotional toll of other El Monte police officers after the deaths of two of their own. Therapy dogs were brought in to help support the grieving department, says Gil Escontrias, founder of Blue Line Dogs LA. Imagine the emotional toll …

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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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‘Everything possible’ is done for mental health patients

What are cookies As is common practice with almost all professional websites, https://cyprus-mail.com (our “To place”) uses cookies, which are small files downloaded to your device, to improve your experience. This document describes what information they collect, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. …

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Howell Alliance to host mental health first aid training for young people

HOWELL – The Howell Alliance for Substance Use Prevention and Mental Health Awareness will host a Mental Health First Aid Certification Training Session for Youth from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on August 13 at Municipal Building, 4567 Route 9 North. Mental Health First Aid for Youth has two goals: …

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The “Stalinist” J6 Committee is the “second biggest farce” after the Russian hoax

Mark Levin, a lawyer and radio host, weighed in on the January 6 Committee show trial hearings on Tuesday night’s episode of “Hannityafter former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson said the Trump administration had prior knowledge of the violence and supported it on January 6, 2021. “I guess tonight …

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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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Nirvana Life Sciences Announces Health Canada Approval for Vancouver Facility Construction

VANCOUVER, BC, June 28, 2022 /CNW/ – Nirvana Life Sciences Inc. (Nirvana or the “Company”) (CSE: NIRV), a Western Canada-based life sciences company focused on developing products for the prevention of chronic pain and addiction-free relapses, is pleased to announce that Health Canada has granted Nirvana approval to build its …

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Creating Space for Mental Health Challenges in the Metaverse – WWD

LONDON – Is there room for compassion in the metaverse? Simon Whitehouse thinks so. The fashion executive and founder of a creative collective called EBIT believes the metaverse can function as an oasis for people with mental health issues, a safe, non-commercial space to connect, learn and create. “My utopian …

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Hosemann and other lawmakers create committees after abortion decision

Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann announced on Monday that he was creating a nine-member “Senate Task Force on Women, Children and Families” after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the abortion last week. In a press release, Hosemann said the committee would be tasked with making recommendations to the Legislative …

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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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Veteran Woman Recommends Safe Space for VA Healthcare

Have you wondered what women’s healthcare looks like in VA? Women veterans can get holistic care they can trust at Women’s Health Clinics at VA Medical Centers. Enrollment in VA health care allows eligible women veterans access to comprehensive women’s care services like primary care, including immunizations and screening; reproductive …

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TPCHD Launches Youth Mental Health First Aid Project

There are several ways to look at the situation. On the one hand, it’s heartening to see so many young people in Pierce County comfortable talking about the importance of mental health, defying the decades of stigma that have followed experiences of depression, anxiety and even suicidal thoughts. On the …

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Emotions and political details for the health, safety and benefits committee

Louisville, Kentucky – The report of the Task Force on Survivors of Sexual Misconduct was reviewed by the Health, Safety and Benefits Committee of the 225th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) during their third and last day of meeting. It was a day of contrasts as the committee …

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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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With Access at Risk, 2 Women Open Late Abortion Clinic in Maryland

Placeholder while loading article actions Diane Horvath leaned over the table to read the last list turns off his phone: the lights in the operating room, the furniture in the waiting room and a storage cupboard. A closing abortion clinic in Georgia offered to sell everything, at low prices. Horvath, …

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VA studies psychedelics as mental health treatment for veterans

The US Department of Veterans Affairs has launched clinical trials to study the effectiveness of psychedelic drugs, including MDMA and psilocybin, as a treatment for military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, addiction and other serious mental health problems. Building on previous research that has shown the potential of psychedelics …

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January 6 Committee and DOJ seek footage of Roger Stone from Danish filmmakers

Placeholder while loading article actions The Justice Department and House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol have asked Danish filmmakers for video footage recorded while tracking Trump confidant Roger Stone in the weeks since followed the 2020 election, according to emails and interviews. Over the past …

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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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Utah’s new state prison is here, but some prisoners’ families are worried about the transfer

State leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony for Utah’s new billion-dollar state correctional facility on Wednesday. It is located approximately nine miles north of Salt Lake International Airport and is surrounded by parcels of land and numerous fences and barbed wire. The project has been in the works for years, and …

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Attorney General holds public hearing into mental health crisis

State Attorney General Letitia James and her office on Wednesday heard calls from a litany of health care advocates calling for greater action to address serious mental illness across the state. “There is no doubt that New York is in the midst of a mental health crisis that has only …

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Mayor of Sarno Submits Written Testimony to Joint Committee on Bonds, Capital Expenditures and State Assets in Support of Governor Baker’s FORWARD Legislation: City of Springfield, MA

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, at the request of the Baker-Politio administration, presented written testimony before the Joint Committee on Bonds, Capital Expenditures, and State Assets in support of the legislation of the Governor Charles Baker, H.4864 (formerly H.4720): An Act Investing in Future Opportunities for Resilience, Workforce, and Revitalized Downtowns. …

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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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EC Healthcare signs inaugural double-tranche facility linked to sustainability, the first of its kind in the healthcare industry in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, June 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – – EC Health (the “Company”, which together with its subsidiaries is referred to as the “Group”, stock code SEHK: 2138), the largest non-hospital medical group in hong kong*, is pleased to announce the signing of its first sustainability-related facility (“SLL Facility”) …

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Riverside County to Receive $103 Million State Grant for Mental Health and Addiction Services

Riverside County will receive more than $100 million in state grants to help provide services and housing options for people with serious mental health or addiction issues, Governor Newsom’s office announced Monday. A total of $518.5 million in grants has been awarded to several counties to provide treatment beds for …

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Home Secretary chooses Shinnecock member for first-ever Federal Tribal Advisory Committee

Shinnecock Councilwoman Kelly Dennis has been chosen to serve on the US Department of the Interior’s first-ever Tribal Advisory Committee. Dennis, an attorney who provides legal services to tribal citizens and nations, will represent the Eastern Region on the committee. The committee will be responsible for sharing information and providing …

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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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Health care workers more vulnerable than ever to violence. NJ wants tougher sentences for offenders.

Nurses, doctors and orderlies were routinely hailed as heroes during the height of the pandemic, but these public tributes belie the fact that healthcare workers are more vulnerable to threats of workplace violence than any other profession, according to federal labor data. People who make threats or commit other acts …

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Members of DRI’s local planning committee wonder about the final appearance of the facade of the Massena School of Business | Company

MASSENA – Members of the local planning committee of the Massena Town Center Revitalization Initiative asked questions this week about plans for the former Massena School of Business, which is one of the proposed projects that will be submitted with state approval. “This project is the transformation of the former …

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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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Senator McGuire Endorses CARE Court’s Mental Health Framework, While Acknowledging Tough Elevator for Del Norte County | Wild Rivers Outpost

Jessica Cejnar Andrews / Today at 5:29 p.m. / Community, Homelessness, Local Government Senator McGuire endorses CARE Court’s mental health framework, while acknowledging tough lift for Del Norte County On Friday, State Senator Mike McGuire visited residents of Del Norte County and elected officials in Crescent City. | Photo: Jessica …

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As more wildfires rage, concerns grow for mental health of survivors – The Hill

The story at a glance Wildfires are among the most devastating natural disasters, in part because of their tendency to recur in specific geographic areas. Compounded by climate change, wildfires have become more frequent in recent decades, wreaking havoc on vulnerable rural communities and first responders. But improving access to …

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Analysis: January 6 committee grapples with same intractable question about Trump: How to hold him to account

Exactly seven years later, damaging to democracy, the now ex-president was still there Thursday, dominating the political scene, his savagery and extremism still threatening to tear the country apart. In a Capitol Hill courtroom, the focus wasn’t on the anniversary of the moment at Trump Tower when the then-real estate …

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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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Long march for medical attention after clinic destroyed

KOTA KINABALU: Residents of Sook sub-district inside Sabah will have to travel far from their homes to receive health services after a government clinic in their area was razed by fire. Sabah Health Director Datuk Dr Rose Nani Mudin said the 4:30 p.m. fire at Mansiat Health Clinic in Jalan …

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Summer heat leads to mental health issues

By CJ Vetter COUNTY OF HAYS – As summer begins, many look forward to a relaxing time and warm weather. Others, however, may find it difficult to adjust to new temperatures and schedules. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) warns that mental illness can be particularly difficult to detect …

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Safety first: Revere school committee to plan wider meeting to discuss safety and school protocols in wake of Texas school shooting

The Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas that killed 19 students and two school teachers is still on the minds of everyone, especially those who work at schools in Revere and Across the country. At the last meeting of the Revere School Committee Safety and Security Sub-Committee, committee member …

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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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P-Cure Prepares to Meet Market Demand by Establishing World’s Largest Proton Therapy System Production Facility

P-Cure 360 ​​Degree Gantry-Free Adaptive Proton Therapy System “P-Cure is the only proton therapy provider that can efficiently install the latest cancer-fighting technology in the vault instead of new linac (x-ray) equipment,” says Michael Marash, CEO of P-Cure. Priest. TEL AVIV, Israel (PRWEB) June 14, 2022 P-Cure Ltd., the …

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San Jose mayor calls for new officers for specialized mental health response unit

San Jose mayor calls for new officers for specialized mental health response unit City of San Jose leaders are seeking to make permanent a program that pairs mental health professionals with police officers. The unit tries to defuse what can be tense interactions and can lead to better outcomes for …

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On January 6, the investigators organize the second day of testimony

Former Philadelphia City Commissioner: After Trump tweeted me by my name, threats became ‘much more explicit’ Former Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt testifies during a select committee hearing investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol at the Cannon House office building on June 13, 2022 in Washington, DC. …

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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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Bill Schubart: Thinking about complex problems, we could find simple solutions

The Johnson Campus of Northern Vermont University – soon to be part of Vermont State University. What if college campuses were redesigned as lifelong learning complexes featuring affordable housing for young couples, retirees, new Americans, and perhaps even ex-offenders looking for opportunity and… ‘a new life ? File photo by …

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mental health breakfast was a success | Letters

As co-chairs of the Black Hawk Grundy Mental Health Center-UnityPoint Health Breakfast on May 13, we were overwhelmed with community support with a record 700 attendees. Susan Rollinger has opened up about meth addiction and the death of her brother Matt. Such a powerful tribute. Keegan Morrisey bravely opened up …

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Joyce Barlow’s campaign ‘a race to watch’

June 11 – ALBANY – Joyce Barlow’s campaign for Georgia State Rep. from House District 151 has been named to the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee’s list of Most Watched Races for 2022. DLCC Selects Critical Races with strong candidates from across the country to highlight on its flagship races page …

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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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Interim Rapid Response Guidance, June 10, 2022

Insight In the context of the current outbreak of monkeypox in several countries, WHO has developed interim rapid response guidelines for the clinical management and infection prevention and control of monkeypox for health care and facilities. community. It includes considerations for certain populations such as patients with mild disease with …

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Mansfield man remains in mental health facility after insanity defense

Mansfield man found not guilty by reason of insanity in 2007 shooting Larry Evans Jr. will remain confined to a state mental health facility with no additional privileges. Judge Phil Naumoff released the decision Thursday in the Richland County Court of Common Pleas after reviewing a report from a psychiatrist …

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“Our democracy remains in danger” – Deadline

UPDATE: The chairman of the Jan. 6 commission opened his prime-time hearing by blaming former President Donald Trump for the attack and suggesting it was a pre-planned attempt to overthrow democracy. “Donald Trump was at the center of this conspiracy,” said Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), chairman of the committee, in …

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Pride Clinic in Northern Virginia is committed to affirming care for LGBTQ people

Placeholder while loading article actions Jorge Ramallo was in his early twenties and had yet to date his Bolivian family when he approached his first doctor’s appointment as an adult with trepidation, wondering if the Arlington provider would judge him. for revealing his sexual orientation. A rainbow sticker on the …

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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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AI for Behavioral Health Goes Stronger with Ontrak-Eleos Partnership

What you should know: – Eleos Healtha behavioral health technology company and Ontrak Health (NASDAQ: OTRK), a healthcare company are partnering to integrate their respective AI platforms to support behavioral healthcare for Ontrak members.– Ontrak specializes in serving the most vulnerable members of the behavioral health population who would otherwise …

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Trump’s top White House lawyer in active talks with January 6 committee to testify publicly

The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is in active talks with former White House attorney Pat Cipollone regarding a possible public appearance at one of their upcoming hearings, according to sources familiar with the matter. Cipollone and former deputy White House counsel Pat …

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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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“My mother is doing a good job”: Community health volunteers in Kenya show mothers how to detect child malnutrition at home – Kenya

From: Susan Martinez “Before Action Against Hunger found us, we still had many cases of malnutrition,” says Rose Chepochonyil, a community health volunteer in Kapkitony village, northwest Kenya. “But we are now able to screen for malnutrition in our own children.” With a simple tool known as a mid-upper arm …

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Plan to keep the police away from mental health calls

INDIANAPOLIS — The city’s black clergy have called on Indianapolis to stop sending in police when people are experiencing a mental health crisis. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Chief Randal Taylor said he agrees officers aren’t always needed for calls related to drug addiction or mental illness. Even Mayor Joe Hogsett has …

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South Africa: Chair of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Committee calls for protection of the Earth

Download logo The Chair of the Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Portfolio Committee, Ms Faith Muthambi, calls on South Africans of all walks of life to think globally and act locally as we mark World Environment Day, under the theme: “One Earth”. She said: “Let us reflect on the triple planetary …

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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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India’s National Health Authority Develops Public Dashboard for Health Data – OpenGov Asia

A COVID-19 sensor developed by Johns Hopkins University could revolutionize virus testing by improving accuracy and speeding up a process that many people have found frustrating during the pandemic. The sensor, the researchers say, combines PCR-like accuracy with the speed of rapid antigen testing and could be used for mass …

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Amherst School Board Passes Resolution Promoting Safe Learning and Gun Safety

Published: 06/04/2022 10:32:38 Modified: 04/06/2022 10:30:27 AMHERST — As a veteran educator, Amherst school board member Irv Rhodes views the horror of the recent mass shooting of school children and teachers in Uvalde, Texas, as a violation of a space safe and stimulating. Rhodes said what will remain so shocking …

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Dunwoody Police bring in mental health expert for 911 calls

DUNWOODY, Ga. (CBS46) – The Dunwoody Police Department is the latest law enforcement agency to bring in mental health experts to respond to 911 calls with their officers. They hope to be able to better serve people struggling with mental health issues in the community with this addition. “We are …

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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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Albemarle Bunbury lithium plant receives notice of improvement over health and safety issues

Western Australia’s workplace safety watchdog has taken enforcement action against a majority US-owned lithium facility in the south west of the state. Key points: WorkSafe says Albemarle must install safety barriers by July 15 Albemarle has previously said safety is a top priority for the company A manufacturing union has …

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Lumberton school emphasizes preventative mental health

LUMBERTON, NC – Dominique Brooks has worked as a mental health counselor at Tanglewood Elementary School for the past eight years. It’s a job that she says has become increasingly difficult. What do you want to know School districts, cities and state leaders grapple with how to prevent school shootings …

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House Judiciary Committee passes sweeping gun control legislation in wake of mass shootings

By Clare Foran and Kristin Wilson, CNN The House Judiciary Committee is hosting a markup on Thursday of a broad set of gun control laws called the “Protecting Our Children Actas lawmakers face intense pressure to act in the wake of recent mass shootings. House Democrats set to vote on …

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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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Federal Veterans Affairs Committee Proposes to Send PTSD Services to Arizona | Local News

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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Cleveland Police Department helps pilot new mental health co-respondent program

The Cleveland Police Department was chosen through a pilot program that allowed them to hire their first mental health co-respondent The co-responder will assist officers responding to community members having any type of mental health crisis and provide de-escalation, assessment and resources. Mark Gibson is the head of CPD. He …

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The Senate HELP Committee introduced the FDASLA, which includes a provision for the mandatory list of products

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) formally introduced FDA Safety and Landmark Advancements Act (FDASLA) on Friday, May 27, 2022. Previously, the Senate HELP Committee released its discussion draft. FDASLA is legislation that would reauthorize user fee agreements for prescription drugs, generic drugs, biosimilars, and …

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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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Gauteng Health MEC concerned about number of fires in healthcare facilities

No casualties were reported after staff managed to extinguish the fire. FILE: 18 patients and one body had to be transferred to other areas of the hospital as a precaution. Image: Provided JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi says while a police investigation into Monday morning’s fire at Steve …

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Stop stigmatizing mental health by blaming it for mass killings

Anyone who can kill a child at point-blank range with an AR-15 clearly doesn’t have the typical mental capacity. This does not mean that the murderer has a mental health disorder. Trish Zornio (Photo by Holly Hursley Photography) Make no mistake, America has a mental health crisis. Based on 2020 …

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Former state police chief hands over logs to committee investigating Ronald Greene’s death

The former Louisiana State Police superintendent turned over his handwritten work logs to a legislative committee investigating allegations that soldiers deliberately concealed the death in custody of Ronald Greene in May 2019. The president of the House, Pro Tempore Tanner Magee, who leads the committee, confirmed receipt of the reviews …

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