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Pop-up Mental Health Gym returns to Kings Park

On Saturday March 19, Macon Mental Health Matters will be hosting a pop-up mental health gym from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Kings Park (3296 Kingston Court). The pop-up gym returns to Kings Park after being there in August 2021. Gyms have been making their way across the community …

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Bill would expand mental health care services – CBS Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday unveiled a bill he says would help expand access to primary care and mental health services and help control rising health care and health care costs. prescription drugs. The Republican detailed the legislation during a stop at a health care center in …

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Governor signs bill to improve mental health – Hamilton County Reporter

Governor Eric Holcomb on Thursday signed HEA 1222 into law, which will continue a critical grant program that has expanded access to urgently needed mental health and addictions treatment services across the state. The program is known as the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) program. CCBHCs like Aspire Indiana …

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Trae Young discusses mental health in new initiative

Late in the fourth quarter of last night’s win over the Clippers, Hawks point guard Trae Young saw teammate Onyeka Okongwu cut to the brim. Young’s teamwork with Okongwu turned a typical piece into an alley-oop of highlights. That’s what the Hawks and their All-Star point guard do on and …

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Ukraine’s healthcare system ‘engulfed’ in conflict with Russia, WHO warns – National

Ukraine’s healthcare system is ‘engulfed’ in Russia’s attack on Ukraine, the World Health Organization warns, with 18 verified attacks on healthcare facilities, workers and ambulances so far. The attacks left 10 dead and 16 injured, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday. Russia continues its relentless bombardment of …

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Regional Mental Health Coalition Expresses Frustration Over Substance Abuse Connect Operations | Local News

Leaders of the South Central Montana Regional Mental Health Center, a coalition of eastern Montana counties providing mental health resources throughout the region, are frustrated. The chairman of the health center’s board of directors and its executive director met with the three Yellowstone County commissioners on Thursday and expressed concerns …

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Mental health advocates want feedback on relief spending

Advocates want Mississippians who depend on mental health services to have a say in how the beleaguered Department of Mental Health spends $104.5 million in proposed federal relief funds, and they hope the legislature will achieve it. On February 11, leaders of four advocacy groups sent a letter to Lt. …

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Powerball gets reluctant committee support

Idaho’s “Powerball Bill” is heading to the House floor for a vote. A half-hearted House State Affairs Committee advanced House Bill 607 – which would allow the Idaho Lottery to remain in a growing international Powerball compact. Education has skin in this game: Over the next decade, Powerball is expected …

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$100,000 donation helps NLH buy a second digital x-ray machine

Left to right, Nathan Littauer Hospital Board Chairman David D’Amore, Director of Diagnostic Imaging Dwayne Eberle, Vice Chairman Geoffrey Peck, CEO Sean Fadale, Director of location of Stewart’s Shop Meco Brittany Durose and Stewart District staff Lindsay Brown in an imaging room receiving Stewart’s Shop’s $100,000 check for a new …

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Home plan would give mental health facilities nearly $200 million for staff – Oregon Capital Chronicle

Oregon lawmakers are proposing nearly $200 million to help treat more Oregonians struggling with mental health issues and addictions. Hundreds of thousands of people rely on outpatient and residential programs for treatment for drug addiction, severe depression and other crippling mental disorders, but during the pandemic they have often had …

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Canberra’s adolescent mental health facility won’t be full until 2023, while children as young as 13 will be admitted to adult wards

Children as young as 13 continue to be admitted to Canberra Hospital’s adult mental health unit as the opening of a dedicated acute care facility for young people has been pushed back to 2023. Key points: The only teenage mental health facility in Canberra opens in 2023 while children as …

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Byte Proud to Recognize Community Efforts of TODEC Legal Center, Begins 2022 with $5,000 Donation

COACHELLA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Byte, a rapidly growing transparent alignment company, announced that it has donated $5,000 to the Inland Empire’s TODEC Legal Center to support its youth leadership program, Monarcas Luchadoras. Monarcas Luchadoras empowers young people to use their voice for change and support their local community. These young leaders led …

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Test & Trace launches buprenorphine treatment pathway to help people with opioid use disorder

NYC Test & Trace Corps launches buprenorphine treatment pathway to help New Yorkers with opioid use disorder Further expands the addiction treatment options offered by the Street Health Outreach + Wellness program for New York street homeless people and people with opioid use disorder. New York, NY The …

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New $31M VA Clinic Set to Open in Montana with Significantly Expanded Services

The David J. Thatcher VA Clinic in Missoula, Montana is shown in an undated photo. The clinic is named after World War II veteran David J. Thatcher, a longtime Montana resident who participated in the famous Doolittle Raid on Tokyo during World War II. (Facebook) (Tribune News Service) – David …

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The therapist uses music to help children and adults communicate

SOUTHINGTON — Giving foster children a new voice through songwriting and children on the autism spectrum speech through song has made Jona Jeffcoat a pied piper for those who struggle with communication. The certified music therapist founded Infinity Music Therapy Services in 2010 to help children and adults find new …

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A new mental health facility will open downtown this summer

Job January 23, 2022 in Featured | Front page | News Artistic rendering of the Acess Open Minds installation in downtown Sarnia. Image courtesy of Bluewater Health Foundation Tara Jeffrey Achieving the fundraising goal for a new youth mental health and addictions facility in Sarnia couldn’t have come at a …

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“The Human Behind the Badge” – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – As the pandemic nears the two-year mark, an organization in Colorado hopes to get mental health assistance for healthcare workers. The All Clear Foundation receives nearly $2 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reduce burnout and promote wellness. (credit: All Clear Foundation) …

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Test & Trace deploys mobile test teams to support hospital emergency departments.

Testing for All: NYC Test & Trace Corps Deploys Mobile Testing Teams to Support Hospital Emergency Departments During Omicron Surge Mobile testing teams have deployed to 37 unique hospitals to ease demand in hospital emergency departments New York, NY The NYC Test & Trace Corps announced today that it has …

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Mon Health Hospitals Achieve National Recognition for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Mon Health Hospitals Achieved National Recognition For Their Efforts To Increase Organ, Eye And Tissue Donor Registrations Across The State Through The Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) . The WPFL is a national initiative that unites the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Health Resources …

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Long story short: Criminal justice, mental health and the political issues of 2022

In episode 1 of season 2 for Long story short (listen below), Oklahoma Watch reporters share insights from their recent and upcoming stories with executive director Ted Streuli. Oklahoma’s ability to carry out executions using its current lethal injection procedures is on the line next month in federal court. Keaton …

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Medicare, Extended Medicaid Termination Notice for Galesburg Cottage Hospital

GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – The Medicare cancellation deadline served at Galesburg Cottage Hospital earlier this week has been extended. The advisory comes after multiple health and safety violations at the hospital. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Medicare program will not pay for inpatient hospital …

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Fixes for Mental Health System Crisis Halt Again | Wyoming News

Joel Funk, WyoFile.com For the second year in a row, the Wyoming Joint Judiciary Committee failed to produce a legislature-ready bill that would address concerns about Title 25. It was clear from the start of the December 17 committee meeting that a bill to change the legal processes for the …

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Bailout Aid Increases Subsidies For North Dakota Addiction Services | Health

Federal coronavirus assistance has increased grant funding to establish more drug treatment programs in North Dakota, especially where services are lacking. The Bismarck-based Heartview Foundation is seeking a grant to establish services in Dickinson. In its special session last month, the Legislature approved an addition of $ 3 million in …

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Church’s Major Christmas Gift Serves Homeless Population of Bismarck |

This holiday season marks the 13th year that a church in Bismarck has encouraged members of its congregation to donate half of their Christmas gift budget to support homeless services in the Bismarck-Mandan area. Legacy United Methodist’s goal of donating $ 40,000 comes at a time when organizations working with …

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Nationwide shortages of mental health workers result in long wait times for care in the Ozarks

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Getting mental health care can be tough right now, not just in Southwest Missouri, but across the country. Many patients have long wait times for appointments. It is a problem that mental health care is seeing across the country. Stephanie Appleby, executive director of the National …

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AMEXCAN to close Migrant Week celebration with toy donation on Saturday | Local news

A local advocacy group aimed at amplifying the voices of migrants and promoting equity in health and education will donate toys to more than 200 local families on Saturday to cap International Migrants Week. Greenville Mayor PJ Connelly, in conjunction with the Association of Mexicans of North Carolina (AMEXCAN), declared …

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Medical experts and families sound the alarm over children’s mental health crisis, made worse by pandemic – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNew York) – Medical experts recently declared children’s mental health a national emergency, urging policymakers to take swift action to tackle the lingering problem, which has been exacerbated by the pandemic. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis took a close look at the crisis in our region, from Connecticut to Long …

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Ocean County hosts COVID-19 vaccination clinic as health officials step up stress

06 Dec 2021, 12:40Updated 1 hour ago Through: News 12 Staff The Ocean County Health Department is holding a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Monday, as health officials still want residents to receive their booster shots. The clinic is operated by the Visiting Nurses Association of Central Jersey. Executive Director Tom …

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Fort Smith School District Reviews Plans for New School Health Center

FORT SMITH – The school district is expected to move closer to its Vision 2023 plan goal of providing increased access to resources to students with its new school health center. The center, between Darby Middle School and Tilles Elementary School at 1420 N. H St., opened this fall and …

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An unknown future: a health center closes its detoxification program | New

The St. Helens-based Columbia County Mental Health Center (CCMH) is ending its only drug addiction program for the foreseeable future. Columbia County Mental Health Services (CCMH) Executive Director Todd Jacobson said CCMH had to close its Bridges to Pathways drug rehab center due to nursing shortages. “People may not be …

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Australian Red Cross Lifeblood in desperate need of blood donations as COVID lockdowns end

More than 140,000 new donors are desperately needed to help increase blood and plasma supplies across Australia – as appointment absences continue to rise at a time of record demand. The Canberra anesthesiologist and father of three, Dr. David Wright, knows all too well the importance of these vital gifts. …

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New Geisinger Addition | Eyewitness News

WILKES-BARRE, ALZERNE COUNTY (WBRE / WYOU) – It seems that making an appointment with a specialist is more frustrating than ever, trying to find one or waiting a long time for an appointment. But a local health care network is taking a big step to do something about it. As …

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New funding for more mental health beds

Posted: October 22, 2021 / 10:07 AM CDT / Update: October 22, 2021 / 10:13 CDT (WLAX / WEUX) – HSHS Sacré-CÅ“ur and Saint-Joseph hospitals will add 22 mental health beds to their facilities. Yesterday, the state building commission voted to release $ 15 million to finance the project. HSHS …

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Schoeller appointed to the federal committee

SBJ file Shane Schoeller in 2022 begins his seventh year as head of the Greene County Clerk’s Office. Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller has been appointed to a federal election committee. Schoeller has been chosen to fill a vacant position on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission Technical Guidelines Development Committee, …

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

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

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Governor Ricketts and DHHS promote mental health, announce suicide prevention campaign

Media contacts: Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970 Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967 Press release : Governor Ricketts and DHHS promote mental health, announce suicide prevention campaign Sheri Dawson (podium) and Gov. Ricketts, DHHS Director of Behavioral Health (on the right of the podium) at the press conference this morning. LINCOLN – This morning, Governor …

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Overcome mental health stigma

The psychological and socioeconomic fallout from the pandemic could lead to an accelerated trend in depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation, attempts and deaths in Fairfax County, mental health experts reported during the ‘Fight Suicide’ Walk-a-thon at Lake Fairfax Park in Reston. 21st of August. There is a need for the …

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Review laws governing private health facilities

By the publisher The promise that private medical institutions made in June in meetings with the head of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit, Col. Edith Nakalema, and later with the Prime Minister, Ms. Robinah Nabbanja, to review and d ‘harmonizing the daily treatment costs for Covid-19 patients has so far …

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