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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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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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community health centers celebrate one year of immunizing the underserved | national news

Bethsda, Maryland, February 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This week, the community health center’s COVID-19 vaccination program marks an important milestone in protecting underserved populations from a virus that has claimed more than 900,000 lives and infected millions. . From the start, equity has been the North Star of the Biden …

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20 prefectures assume viral infections without testing

Twenty prefectures are giving “deemed positive” diagnoses to potential COVID-19 patients without actually carrying out tests to confirm whether they are infected, the Asahi Shimbun has learned. The Ministry of Health is allowing them to do so because test kits are scarce and health centers could be overwhelmed with people …

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2nd Chance welcomes its new CEO, Brandon Dale

PHOENIX, February 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — 2n/a Chance Treatment Centers (“2n/a Chance”), a leading regional network of outpatient behavioral health centers, announced today that Brandon Dale joined as President and CEO. Brandon brings over 25 years of healthcare industry experience and will lead the rapidly growing organization as it continues …

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State to expand behavioral health services | News

BOSTON — Governor Charlie Baker is taking steps to expand access to behavioral health services as the state grapples with a pandemic-fueled mental health crisis. The Baker administration is diverting $115 million to create a behavioral health hotline that would operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, set …

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Mammovan announces shutdowns in northern Nevada

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) — Women scheduled for mammograms will have the opportunity this week as the Mammovan makes a stopover in northern Nevada. Mammography screenings are primarily for women 40 and older; however, screenings will be offered to people under the age of 40 who have a screening referral from …

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Startup wants to help Safety Net Community Health Centers expand their reach

In the United States, approximately 1,400 federally licensed health centers (FQHCs) provide care for Medicare, Medicaid, and uninsured patients in underserved communities – a one-stop safety net for health and well-being. -be who charges a sliding scale. It is therefore not surprising to learn that they lack the resources to …

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ON EDGE: State agencies to audit struggling 10-county West Edge mental health center

Three state agencies launched a joint audit of Mind Springs Health, sending state investigators to examine the nonprofit mental health agency’s documents and financial records for 10 Western Slope counties. The organization, one of 17 regional community mental health centers that receive millions of dollars each year in public funding, …

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Looking for Pfizer’s Paxlovid pills when mum had Covid

Just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday last week, my phone rang with a text from my mum: “Well, I caught a cold, body aches, cough, etc. during the week.” She had taken a home coronavirus test. It was positive. Having spent the last year writing about Covid-19 vaccines and treatments …

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US coronavirus: Omicron has not peaked nationwide and ‘the next few weeks will be difficult’, says US surgeon general

“There are parts of the country — New York, in particular, and other parts of the northeast — where we’re starting to see a plateau, and in some cases an early drop in cases,” Murthy told CNN. Sunday. “The challenge is that the whole country is not moving at the …

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Lack of relevant data blocks audit of competition between for-profit companies, government and non-profit organizations

TOPEKA — The Kansas Legislature-ordered audit of competition among government agencies, nonprofits, and for-profit businesses hasn’t ended political wrangling over efforts by a franchise club to Wichita-based fitness to get a property tax exemption. The Kansas Post-Audit Division, which works for the Legislative Assembly, presented a report on an attempt …

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Here’s how you can get free Covid-19 home tests

The program is part of the Biden administration’s efforts to increase access to testing in the United States. It will also be handing out free at-home tests, with more information on how to order them coming next week. Most Americans with private insurance can purchase home tests online or in …

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Colorado Behavioral Health System Review Before Vacation

PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) – While the holiday season can bring joy to many people, many find themselves struggling during the winter months. “We are expected to be happy and have wonderful lives because it’s Christmas time,” says Sgt. Franklyn Ortega. “But the reality is that sometimes that is not true.” …

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He was homeless and suffered from schizophrenia. Last month he passed the bar exam.

SAN DIEGO – The homeless woman did not recognize him as she asked for change, but Adrian Arias remembered her. “This was my corner,” he said, pointing to the spot on the sidewalk outside the old central library in downtown San Diego. This story is for subscribers We offer subscribers …

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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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Mount Semeru in Indonesia: at least 13 dead after volcano eruption

Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Board (BNPB) said in a statement on Sunday that the eruption injured 98 others, including two pregnant women, after it covered villages with ash and let people flee from clouds of debris. . At least 300 families were evacuated following the eruption, according to Indah Amperawati, …

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Flu cases fill health facilities and patients wait on the floor; Resumption of vaccinations in the afternoon

Health units in Rio de Janeiro spent the first hours of Wednesday (the first) overcrowded due to the flu epidemic. Patients from different parts of the city say they have sought care with symptoms similar to Covid. In some cases, they were waiting on the ground. However, according to tests …

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Improving the Operation of Hybrid Service Models by Leveraging Pharmacy Services – Free Webinar from Genoa Healthcare & OPEN MINDS

GETTYSBOURG, Pennsylvania., November 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Enabled November 9, 2021 To 1 p.m. ET, OPEN MINDS will host a webinar, Making hybrid service models work ‘better’ by leveraging pharmacy services, available free of charge courtesy of Genoa Healthcare. This event will feature two leaders from specialist provider …

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Medical institutions face tough choices

James rosen | Detroit Free Press I was stunned. I had just learned that my stepfather had been refused a private room at the rehabilitation center where he was transferred for treatment of compression fractures of the spine. The same rehabilitation center gave him a private room in 2016, when …

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97% of Colorado healthcare workers were vaccinated or received exemptions before the state deadline

Ninety percent of Colorado’s healthcare workers were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on Tuesday, although people providing home care were significantly less likely to have been vaccinated. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported that 90.2% of workers were fully vaccinated and 1.4% were partially vaccinated. More than 5% …

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TexARKana-Based Mental Health Center Now Authorized Work Site for Student Loan Repayment | Regional news

Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center, Inc., announced that four SWACMHC sites are now approved for National Health Service Corps (NHSC) student loan repayment assistance. Mental health centers are located in Texarkana, Hope, Nashville and De Queen. Through SWACMHC work sites, the NHSC can help repay college student loans …

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Boosting behavioral health in pediatrics

Despite the shortage of behavioral health care providers, pediatric practices can help children and adolescents in different ways, and improvements may be forthcoming. (Image: Adobe Stock / Illustration: David Chrisom, Boston Children’s) The mental health crisis in children and teens shows no signs of slowing down, and COVID-19 has clearly …

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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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New providers in school health centers

New providers welcome students to school health centers Students returning to Lincoln County schools found new faces waiting for them and it wasn’t just in the classroom. School health centers (CSSBs) in three of the four secondary schools have new nurse practitioners providing primary care this year. SBHC is a …

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David Raines Community Health Center and Healthy Blue Louisiana inaugurate land to begin work on Linwood Public Charter School fitness grounds

Dr. Christy Valentine, newly appointed President of Healthy Blue Louisiana, makes her first visit to Shreveport today, August 23, 2021, to join the David Raines Community Health Center in an inaugural ceremony to begin fieldwork fitness center at Linwood Public Charter School. “We are excited about this opportunity to continue …

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Gruppo San Donato, the first private hospital group in Italy,

The Italian teaching hospital, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, will improve telemedicine and the development of new cutting-edge hospitals in Kenya. NAIROBI, Kenya, July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, Gruppo San Donato, Italy’s largest private hospital group, signed a collaboration agreement with the Kenyan government to improve the development of …

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Mental health checks added to summer camp routines

For New Hampshire kids, this year’s summer camp experience could include nature hikes, swimming, and crafts – and a one-on-one session with a mental health professional. State mental health centers will provide services to camps and daycares this summer, after concerns about the mental and behavioral health of young people …

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ReferWell and Khora Health Solutions Partner to Bring Better Care Coordination to Federally Approved Health Centers

Health tech companies provide expanded access to care STAMFORD, Connecticut., June 23, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – ReferWell, a rapidly growing healthcare technology company that drives effective care transitions down to the last mile, today announced a partnership with Khora Health Solutions, an organization focused on creating access to specialized …

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