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9/7/2021 States have money to spend on mental health, but it may not last | News & Features | ArcaMax Publishing ... COVID-19 pandemic ‚Ai with its accompanying job losses, school closures and bereavements ‚Ai has made the situation worse.Now Colorado policymakers are gearing up to spend big on mental health and substance use disorder services, thanks to the March federal COVID-19 relief package, the mammoth American Rescue Plan Act.Lawmakers this spring voted to spend $550 million that Colorado received under the law on behavioral health services. That ...
9/3/2021 American Treatment Network Raises $5.3 Million in Oversubscribed Series A ... Funding to scale Novel Substance Use Disorder (SUD) holistic integrative programs in Delaware, New Jersey, and additional locations in Pennsylvania. COVID-19 pandemic and opioid crises continue to drive demand for cutting edge integrated addiction ... health equity model, that treats a patient‚Aos physical and behavioral health needs in modern and convenient locations that allow for self-referral and on demand patient treatment and program placement within 24 hours. Investments ...
9/3/2021 Illinois students will be able to take up to 5 mental health days starting next year ... behavioral health days.This is part of a bill Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law last week.It means students who take mental health days will not be required to provide schools with a doctor's note and will be able to make up any work they miss.Pediatric psychiatrist Dr. Louis Kraus said since the beginning of COVID-19 , mental health issues have worsened for children."During this ...
9/3/2021 Renae Moch Named Woman of the Year by North Dakota Women's Network ... behavioral health and homelessness, and most recently the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning in 2017, Renae led a collaborative community effort between the cities of Bismarck, Mandan, and Lincoln, and the counties of Burleigh and Morton to address behavioral health and substance abuse issues through the work of the Burleigh-Morton Behavioral Health Coalition. Through the efforts of this coalition, all first responders in the Bismarck-Mandan-Lincoln-Burleigh-Morton area ...
8/31/2021 Denver to expand STAR program for responding to mental health 911 calls Top reasons why unvaccinated Coloradans are refusing COVID-19 shot] DENVER (KDVR) ‚Ai A year-old Denver program that removes police from some 911 calls involving mental health or substance use will be expanded to ... team that provides resource options to help keep those experiencing behavioral health events from unnecessary pathways through the criminal justice system or the emergency department,‚Au said Dave Edwards, Denver Health Paramedic Division assistant director ...
8/31/2021 Covenant Family Solutions expands medication management services to Cedar Falls In response to prescriber shortages and increased need, Covenant Family Solutions is expanding its medication management services for mental health issues to their Cedar Falls clinic. Covenant Family Solutions is a behavioral healthcare provider with offices throughout eastern Iowa. Mental health struggles are climbing in Iowa, especially in the aftermath of COVID-19, with healthcare providers seeing an increase in mental-health-related emergency room visits according to a release ...
8/30/2021 On Track TN expands mental health resources for youth and young adults ... COVID-19 response grants and takes this notion to offer recovery across the state. They‚Aove now expanded to the following: Montgomery Co. Mental Health Cooperative 931-645-5440 Anderson Co. Ridgeview Behavioral Health Services 865-482-1076 Rutherford Co. Volunteer Behavioral Health Care Services 1-877-567-6051 Existing programs can be found in: Memphis-Shelby Co. Alliance Healthcare 901-369-1400 Nashville-Davidson Co. Mental Health Cooperative 615-726-3340 Northwest Tennessee (Benton, Carroll, Gibson, Henry, Lake, Obion, and ...
8/26/2021 Frederick Health Hospital updates visitor guidelines Frederick Health Hospital updates visitor guidelines] FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) ‚Ai Due to an increase in cases of COVID-19, Frederick Health Hospital has updated its visitor guidelines. The hospital asks that all visitors are 16 or older; however, exceptions may be made for end-of-life care. The hospital says if visiting the Behavioral Health Unit, an appointment must be made. Visitors can be switched out throughout the day without ...
8/26/2021 State resumes tracking of specific outbreaks ... the dashboard was offline. The dashboard‚Aos return is due to what it said is the rapid increase in positive COVID-19 cases from the Delta variant. The state health department said the dashboard would ... state health department, Department of Social Services or Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, summer camps, K-12 schools, colleges and universities and long-term care facilities are included in the dashboard. The outbreak ...
8/26/2021 Muskingum Valley Health Centers Grand Opening in Cambridge Command Center reports 2 COVID-19 deaths and 229 new cases in Muskingum County] Muskingum Valley Health Centers announces the Grand Opening of a new 50,000 sq. ft. Primary Care facility located at 1330 Clark Street in Cambridge. MVHC offers access to all primary care services including Adult Health, Pediatric Health, Behavioral Health, Dental Services, and Women‚Aos Health. In addition, MVHC operates an Urgent Care, equipped with Imaging services ...
8/26/2021 Crisis Hotline sees surge in calls with COVID fears As the number of Coronavirus positive cases surge, the Guam Behavioral and Wellness Center has seen an increase of calls to the Crisis Hotline. The number of COVID-19 cases isn't the only thing on the rise over the last month. The number of calls coming into the Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center 24/7 Crisis Hotline also are soaring, according to GBHWC Director Theresa Arriola. "So people's anxiety level ...
8/26/2021 VDH reviving COVID-19 outbreaks dashboard VDH reviving COVID-19 outbreaks dashboard The Virginia Department of Health is reinstating the Outbreaks by Selected Exposure Settings Dashboard in the VDH COVID-19 Data Insights dashboards. The dashboard includes information on outbreaks that occurred in medical care facilities, residential or day programs licensed by VDH, Department of Social Services or Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, summer camps, K-12 schools, colleges and universities and long-term ...
8/26/2021 'We're really a great starting point': Delta College opens new student health center ... children now have easier access to health care.The student health center offers medical care that includes cancer screenings and behavioral health care, among other services that could potentially save lives.‚AuMy teammates and I ... Au San Joaquin County hurries to meet rising demand for COVID-19 testingThe college partnered with Community Medical Center who will operate the campus clinic for students.‚AuWe have the ability to provide women ...
8/26/2021 Virginia Department of Health Reestablishes COVID-19 Outbreak Control Panel ‚Äì Newsroom Virginia Department of Health Reinstates COVID-19 Outbreaks Dashboard (Richmond, Va.) ‚Ai On Wednesday, August 25, 2021, Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is reinstating the Outbreaks by Selected Exposure Settings Dashboard in the VDH COVID-19 Data Insights dashboards. The dashboard includes information on outbreaks that occurred in medical care facilities, residential or day programs licensed by VDH, Department of Social Services (DSS) or Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental ...
8/25/2021 Board of Health votes to mandate COVID vaccine for Nevada college students - The Nevada Independent ... vaccine for Nevada college students The state Board of Health voted unanimously in an emergency meeting Friday to require the COVID-19 vaccine for students enrolling in Nevada‚Aos public colleges and universities this spring ... Peek, a deputy administrator in the Department of Public and Behavioral Health, said a ‚Aumore rigorous‚Au process would need to be undertaken in order to permanently expand the list of vaccines required for enrollment ...
8/25/2021 Virginia health officials resume reporting of detailed COVID-19 outbreak data The Virginia Department of Health has resumed reporting details of some outbreaks of COVID-19 after pulling the information from its dashboard about two months ago. In a news release Wednesday, the department said the ... the health department, Department of Social Services or Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; summer camps; K-12 schools; colleges and universities and long-term care facilities. An outbreak is defined as two or ...
8/25/2021 Coronavirus Wednesday update: Seven more deaths and 1,404 new infections reported ... COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, and 1,404 infections were reported by the state Department of Health.The latest deaths range in age from their late 50s to their late 80s with six residing in private homes and one in a behavioral health facility. All seven fatalities occurred in August.The state reported the results of nearly 90,000 tests Wednesday, the most reported in a day in months. Health officials said the ...
8/24/2021 A Role Model for Equitable Vaccine Distribution ... behavioral health services to children, youth, adults, and families irrespective of immigration or residency status, language, culture, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or one‚Aos ability to pay.In response to COVID-19, Kedren Health rallied around this mission, and founded the Kedren Vaccines program. To date, the program has administered over 300,000 COVID-19 vaccines throughout the Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan Area as well as hundreds of thousands of COVID ...
8/24/2021 Students across multiple states push for mental health accommodations ... COVID-19 and not being able to see their friends.‚Au Many schools across the country have established specific guidelines, which laid out how many days of school a child was allowed to miss. A bipartisan proposal put forward by Rep. Bobby McCool (R-Ky.) and Rep. Lisa Willner (D-Ky.) argued local school districts‚Ao attendance policies should include a provision allowing excused absences due to mental or behavioral ...
8/24/2021 New Legislation in Delaware Prioritizing Mental Health in Elementary Schools - WBOC TV ... told WBOC in a statement this piece of legislation will help students who have "slipped between the gaps in our behavioral health network.""By establishing a mental health services funding unit for each elementary school ... many children still experiencing stress, anxiety, and trauma from the COVID-19 pandemic. I‚Aom grateful that we were able to achieve an unanimous victory on HB 100 and I look forward to seeing this ...
8/24/2021 Students across multiple states push for mental health accommodations ... COVID-19 and not being able to see their friends.‚Au Many schools across the country have established specific guidelines, which laid out how many days of school a child was allowed to miss. A bipartisan proposal put forward by Rep. Bobby McCool (R-Ky.) and Rep. Lisa Willner (D-Ky.) argued local school districts‚Ao attendance policies should include a provision allowing excused absences due to mental or behavioral ...
8/24/2021 Nationwide Behavioral Health Provider Offers Industry Leading Addiction Treatment Guarantee Niznik Behavioral Health, a national provider of behavioral health services, is proud to announce its unmatched 60 plus 60 day Treatment Guarantee to help ensure lifelong success for clients. MIAMI As the substance abuse epidemic continues to worsen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, access to reputable, comprehensive and quality addiction treatment is more important than ever. As a national provider of behavioral health services focused on drug ...
8/24/2021 Magellan Healthcare Offers Ecosystem of Services for Suicide Prevention | Business Wire Business Wire ... COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to suicidal ideation in the U.S., which has more than doubled, with younger adults, racial/ethnic minorities, essential workers and unpaid adult caregivers experiencing disproportionately worse effects. 1‚AuMagellan offers behavioral health solutions based on 50+ years of clinical expertise and extensive lived experience which has informed our population health approach and the resulting ecosystem of care we have developed to address suicide awareness, prevention ...
8/24/2021 Magellan Healthcare Offers Ecosystem of Services for Suicide Prevention Business Wire ... COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to suicidal ideation in the U.S., which has more than doubled, with younger adults, racial/ethnic minorities, essential workers and unpaid adult caregivers experiencing disproportionately worse effects. 1 ‚AuMagellan offers behavioral health solutions based on 50+ years of clinical expertise and extensive lived experience which has informed our population health approach and the resulting ecosystem of care we have developed to address suicide awareness, prevention ...
8/24/2021 Kettering Health again changing visitor policy as COVID-19 cases rise Kettering Health again changing visitor policy as COVID-19 cases rise Kettering Health is again changing its visitor police as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Effective Tuesday, only one visitor will be permitted for ... those coming in for outpatient testing or outpatient therapy, or behavioral health patients. COVID-19 patients ‚Ai suspected or diagnosed ‚Ai are permitted one visitor per stay, by appointment. Those visitors must wear proper personal ...