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Ponca Health Services-Lincoln Grand Opening Monday | Health and fitness

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska will celebrate the grand opening of their new health center, Ponca Health Services-Lincoln, Monday at 11 a.m. This state-of-the-art tribal health care facility, located at 1600 Windhoek Drive, provides increased access to health care for all Native Americans, an emphasis on holistic healing approaches and …

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$1 Million Donation Supports Children’s Behavioral Health

DANVILLE PA. – A local woman passionate about programs to improve behavioral health services for children has donated $1 million to Geisinger’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health to help launch innovative programs for young people. Susan McDowell of Selinsgrove has pledged to create a Pediatric Behavioral Health Catalyst Fund …

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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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Friends of Alexandria Mental Health Center define what it means to have friends

Current and past board of Friends of Alexandria Mental Health Center (left to right): Betty Livingston, Afework Eshetu, Rebecca Grueneberger, Susan Draschler and Dan Sweeney. (Courtesy picture) ALEXANDRIA, VA — It’s a small nonprofit with big impact and a vibrant spirit, and yet it’s one of our city’s best-kept secrets. …

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VA to Recommend Cutting Services in Hot Springs, Fort Meade and Building New Facility in Rapid City | Local

The majority of veterans services at Fort Meade and Hot Springs may one day move to a new facility in Rapid City. Robert McDivitt, director of the Vision 23 network, and Lisa Curnes, director of the VA Black Hills Medical Center, made the announcement to Fort Meade and Hot Springs …

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Dashboard shows mental health needs at Johnson County Jail

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. – Johnson County has launched a new tool to examine the effectiveness of providing mental health services to incarcerated people. the Johnson County Brief Jail Mental Health Screen (BJMHS) Dashboard collects aggregate data from the Johnson County Mental Health Center and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. The …

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Arvada will launch a mental wellness program in March

ARVADA, CO – Arvada’s Resilience Task Force is partnering with the Jefferson Center for Mental Health to launch a program in March to help small businesses deal with mental health crises caused by the pandemic . The program — called Centered — will be funded by the Coronavirus State and …

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Mental health clinic for veterans opens in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, Calif. – The Oceanside military community will soon have a new resource with the opening of a Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) mental health clinic. The purpose of the clinic is to meet the growing mental health needs of post-9/11 veterans, active duty members and military families. This will be …

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Maine Med President: Lack of state investment in mental health is a major driver of ER violence

Imagine coming to work every day and wondering, “Is this the day I will be physically or verbally assaulted? Sadly, that’s become reality for the healthcare heroes who work in our state’s emergency departments, like the one at Maine Medical Center. Lucy Dawson, a member of the Maine State Nurses …

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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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Children’s mental health draws attention from state legislature

Children’s mental health draws attention from state legislature February 21, 2022 1:30 a.m. By Azeb Tuji WNPA News Service In the wake of the pandemic, Seattle Children’s Hospital reports that an increasing number of children need outpatient mental health treatment, but there are not enough providers to meet the demand. …

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Behavioral Wellness Brings Community Meditation App to Soothe Mental Health | Good for Santa Barbara

Posted on February 20, 2022 | 09:00 Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness [email protected] joined a statewide collaborative project administered by the California Mental Health Services Authority to offer free Headspace meditation apps to the community, available in English and Spanish. Headspace is a technology application created “to improve …

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Youth mental health hub to open this summer

Members of the Alex Panton Foundation at the charity’s symposium on Saturday. The foundation has been instrumental in establishing a mental health center for children and adolescents which is due to open in July. – Photo: Norma Connolly A new mental health center specifically for children and adolescents will be …

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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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UW Health: Psychologist stresses importance of mental health in pediatric cancer care

MADISON, Wis. – Today is International Childhood Cancer Day, and an expert from UW Health Kids shares her perspective on the importance of mental health throughout the childhood cancer care journey a family. According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, hundreds of children are diagnosed with cancer each year …

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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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Virginia Beach offers $1,000 hiring incentive for mental health professionals

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The need to hire mental health professionals is more prevalent than ever — with the industry understaffed. The City of Virginia Beach offers an incentive to those who apply and are hired for these jobs. “It’s been incredibly frustrating and rewarding,” Kurt Hooks, CEO of the …

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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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Tasmanian teenager’s suicide could have been prevented if more mental health services were available, coroner says

The suicide of a 16-year-old boy could have been prevented if more mental health services were available in Tasmania, a coroner has found. WARNING: This story contains details that readers may find distressing. Key points: The boy died two days after being discharged from an interstate mental health facility The …

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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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How Team USA is addressing mental health at the 2022 Winter Olympics

At the Tokyo Summer Olympics last year, star gymnast Simone Biles shed light on the mental health issues many Olympians face when she decides to retire from competition. Now, the best figure skaters, skiers and snowboarders in the United States will compete for gold medals as they also face the …

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Blair shows success in accessing mental health services

BLAIR, Neb. (WOWT) – Getting mental health services for people who live in small towns has been a constant struggle. “It’s hard to get people to rural areas if you don’t live in the countryside, city dwellers tend not to want to move to a small town to provide these …

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Cardinal Care provides mental health services at CFAUSD

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) – The pandemic has impacted many aspects of life, including children’s mental health. The Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District is taking steps to make mental health care more accessible to students. Cardinal Care provides students in grades 4-12 with access to mental health care while …

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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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Cullman Co. Schools receives donation for mental health services

CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) – A Cullman County family has donated $10,000 to Cullman County schools to support student and family mental health services. The Stephen K. Griffith Memorial Fund was established in 2018 by his family to expand mental health services in Cullman County. Griffith was a well-known Cullman …

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First Behavioral Health Urgent Care Facility in Development for Mecklenburg County

The Smith Family Behavioral Health Urgent Care (BHUC), a one-of-a-kind facility in Mecklenburg County, is under development and slated to open in early 2023 in east Charlotte. The Mecklenburg County government, the Steve Smith Family Foundation, Alliance Health, Daymark Recovery Services and others have partnered to develop the center, a …

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Miami seeks to boost mental health services with new fee

Jayne Brownell recalls a time when University of Miami students who contacted the Student Advising Service could schedule an admissions appointment within one to two business days. Last semester, however, the vice president of student life saw wait times soar to seven to 10 days for a first appointment. “When …

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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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Why Adams must build a new psychiatric hospital for the mentally ill homeless on Rikers

Two pressing issues facing Mayor Adams at first seem unrelated. But the violence and decay at Rikers Island prison and the wave of mentally ill homeless people hurting innocent people can and should be linked. Whether Rikers Prison is replaced with prisons elsewhere, or just new structures on the island, …

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Mental health services in Florence

NEWS Mental health services in Florence Jane Farrell 28 January 2022 – 10:11 to share Feeling heard when you are struggling and knowing when and where to find help is crucial for those in need of mental health assistance. For many who have been transplanted to Italy, it can feel …

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Behavioral Health Clinic Demonstration Reaches More People, Gathers More Support – State of Reform

The two years Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) Demonstration Program– from October 1 – has been operational for about four months and has seen continued success and promise. Jon Villasurdadeputy state administrator for the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services …

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COVID restrictions have negatively affected our school culture and our mental health – The Williams Record

As we enter the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Williams experience has been fundamentally altered by the social restrictions imposed by the administration on our community. For many students, the strong community connection idealized in admissions materials and alumni anecdotes were among the main reasons we were drawn …

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Wellness teams harness digital tools to better connect students to mental health services | News

The last thing a distressed person needs is a barrier. Yet this is what many face when trying to navigate systems meant to provide resources and support – like an overworked student trying to navigate a resource-rich website. Many would agree with online browsing best practices that advise websites to …

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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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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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Reader Caption: Share Your Experiences Navigating the Santa Barbara County Mental Health System | Local News

With just 16 beds at the Santa Barbara County Psychiatric Health Center — and no youth inpatient beds — residents are being ferried all the way to San Diego County to access this sometimes life-threatening care. Shortage of acute care beds in Santa Barbara County has caused long ER waits …

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Mental health advocates and professionals push for diversion grant-funded plans | Local News

Officials gathered at the Tyler Rose Garden Center Friday afternoon to hear from Smith County doctors and mental health professionals. Smith County law enforcement and legal officials, including Sheriff Larry Smith, Police Chief Jimmy Toler, Tyler Mayor Don Warren, 14th District Court Judge Reeve Jackson, District Attorney District officials Jacob …

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Eatontown NJ Mental Health Clinic – Medicare / Medicaid

Eatontown, United States, January 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The new options complement Positive Reset’s established services, which include therapy for adults, children and teens, couples, and those mourning the loss of a loved one. In addition to traditional therapy for individuals and groups, the clinic also offers cognitive behavioral …

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Ellenberg and Manley: Mental health and addiction as a public health crisis

We’ve seen the headlines and reports, social media posts and countless podcasts. COVID-19 has brought to light existing gaps in our systems that have left us all exposed. But for decades before the coronavirus became part of our lexicon, these shortcomings began to manifest on our streets, in our schools, …

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WBUR CitySpace Presents Call to Mind Live: Pass or Fail – Mental Health in Community Colleges with US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

On Thursday, January 13, WBUR CitySpace at Lavine Broadcast Center, in partnership with Call to Mind, will present “Pass or Fail – Mental Health in Community Colleges,” a virtual discussion of the inadequate mental health resources available to college students. community. Moderated by Here Now co-host Scott Tong, the free …

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Palm Medical Centers Announces Acquisition of Robert V. Barbarite, MD, PA, Primary Care Practice in Broward County

CORAL GABLES, Florida – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Palm medical centers (“Palm”), a portfolio company of MBF Healthcare Partners II, LP (“MBF”), announced the acquisition of Robert V. Barbarite, MD, PA, a six-provider internal medicine practice in Parkland, Florida. The medical clinic becomes 21 of the Palm Medical Centersst primary care location …

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To find out what works in rural mental health care, listen to the innovators – InsideSources

Everyone in this country is experiencing the impacts of COVID-19 on mental health in one way or another. Even before the pandemic, nearly 14.2 million Americans suffered from severe mental illness every year, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder. It might surprise you to know that if …

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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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EmblemHealth concludes 2021 with Legacy of Community Service

NEW YORK, December 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – In a year full of challenges and significant change, the EmblemHealth family of companies concludes 2021 by reflecting on its contributions to improving public health services for the diverse communities it serves. The EmblemHealth family of companies includes AdvantageCare Physicians, a …

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$ 300,000 boost for Christchurch mental health facility

Over $ 300,000 was raised over six weeks to help build a new outpatient mental health facility for youth in ÅŒtautahi / Christchurch. The Māia Health Foundation’s appeal was launched in early November as part of a long-term campaign to raise $ 6 million to replace the facility. Young people …

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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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Healthcare facility to expand in former Bank of America complex in Belfast

BELFAST, Maine – Penobscot Community Health Care has finalized a $ 7 million deal to purchase the former Bank of America complex off Route 3 in Belfast. The transaction is major, with the property comprising a 142-acre campus and seven buildings with 316,000 square feet of office space. The purchase …

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By the Numbers: Omicron is now reported in three North Carolina counties, local tri-county region transmissibility is high

Several cases of omicron have now been reported in three counties in North Carolina. (Daily / Port city file) SOUTHEAST NC – Since the first case of omicron was disclosed in Mecklenburg County a week ago, more have been reported in North Carolina. Orange County Public Health revealed its first …

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Social workers are a key part of the solution to the mental health crisis

Maurizio Fava’s December 13 editorial, “The Nation’s Mental Health Crisis: A Pandemic Within the Pandemic,” spoke many truths, including the insanely high suicide rate in the United States, the exacerbation of COVID-19 in many mental health experiences, and the current and anticipated shortage of psychologists and psychiatrists. One big omission, …

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Oklahoma Progressing to Improve Access to Mental Health Care | Government-and-politics

The mental health of Americans has become collateral damage in the country’s fight against the COVID-19 virus – a more visible physical enemy, perhaps, than anxiety or depression. At its peak over the past year and a half, more than 40% of adults reported symptoms of anxiety or depression—Four times …

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Evanston’s ARPA money could boost new programs

Some new programs are surfacing as candidates for funding as Evanston City Council members begin to focus on how they plan to allocate federal funds under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). At a special city council meeting on December 6, city staff introduced council members to some proposed uses …

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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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Initial Funding Approved for State Mental Health Monitor

JACKSON, Miss. A federal judge has approved funding for an independent monitor tasked with collecting and analyzing data on how Mississippi’s mental health system works to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Dec. 3 ordered the state to make an upfront payment of $ 25,000 to Michael …

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2 million people to receive maternal and child health services in Sierra Leone amid COVID-19 pandemic – Sierra Leone

** WASHINGTON, December 9, 2021 ** – The World Bank today approved $ 60 million in funding to support maternal and child health services for 2 million people in Sierra Leone. The Sierra Leone Quality Essential Health Services and Systems Support project, funded by a $ 40 million grant from …

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Franklin commissioners approve increase in mental health tax

Rotunda in the Franklin County Courthouse in Pasco. Bob brawdy Herald of the Three Cities Pasco, WA Franklin County shoppers will pay an additional penny for every $ 10 spent starting in April to help mental health services. County commissioners unanimously approved the sales tax increase on Tuesday night as …

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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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Boynton Health, community clinics and student groups work to make health care more accessible and affordable at college – The Minnesota Daily

Both on-campus and off-campus organizations strive to provide students with free or low-cost health services, such as vaccines, contraceptives, and counseling. Audrey rauth Boynton Health, the COVID-19 testing site on the University of Minnesota campus, is empty on Sunday, October 25, 2020. With the 11 clinics on the University of …

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Centraide’s support is important for the young people of our community | News, Sports, Jobs

The quality of a community is often measured by the commitment of the citizens of that community to support their young people. According to the recent 2020 census, one in five children and adolescents in Fort Dodge live in homes that are at or below the poverty line. In total, …

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2021 Snapshot of the Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Contact Centers

DUBLIN, November 26, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The report “Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Contact Centers” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The healthcare sector has been hit hard by the pandemic as it tackles the most difficult challenges around the world: slowing the virus, managing hospital capacity, ensuring the …

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Melanee Tiura steps down as director of the IFHS clinic

The director of the Iliuliuk Family and Health Services clinic is stepping down after more than two years at the head of the Unalaska clinic. Melanee Tiura will take up an administrator position at Providence Medical Center in Valdez. His last day at IFHS is December 10. Tiura was hired …

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Clinical trials, mental health and digital therapy

In the breast cancer treatment paradigm, precision medicine and emerging therapies have created new opportunities to deal with the physical burden of the disease. However, issues regarding access to these innovative therapies and interventions for mental aspects of diagnosis continue to prove significantly unresolved, particularly in underserved communities nationwide, according …

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Research work and doctors’ suggestions will be continued to provide better health facilities for people: Dr. Verka

CHANDIGARH / AMRITSAR: Urging the brotherhood of physicians to constantly work for the betterment of mankind, Punjab’s Minister of Medical Education and Research, Dr Raj Kumar Verka, said on Sunday that the research and suggestions received from doctors would be sued to provide state-of-the-art healthcare facilities to the people of …

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Region’s Only Spanish Speaking Therapist Opens Private Practice | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo of Darvin Graham Strengthening Center owners Carlos Celis and Lani Maassen are pictured in the office of their newly renovated mental health center in Toledo. The center offers a full range of mental health services and, since its first opening in Marshalltown, has responded to the critical needs of …

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As workers fight pandemic impact, employers expand mental health benefits | national news

As the covid-19 pandemic crosses its second year, the way forward for American workers remains uncertain, with many continuing to work from home as policies to maintain a safe workplace evolve. In its 2021 survey of employer health benefits, released last week, KFF found that many employers have stepped up …

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The community hospital emergency room will partially close Wednesday morning • Long Beach Post News

“CHLB staff are working with area hospitals to ensure residents have access to emergency care services,” MWN’s announcement said Tuesday. MWN has consulted with the California Department of Public Health and the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency and has decided not to receive 911 ambulance dispatches tomorrow at …

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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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Community mental health seeks support from Mecosta County

BIG RAPIDS – Community Mental Health for Central Michigan seeks support from the Mecosta County Board of Commissioners with a resolution opposing two laws in the Michigan House and Senate. House Bill 4925 would amend the Mental Health Code to create a Behavioral Health Oversight Council within the Department of …

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