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6/9/2021 Pandemic stress may be driving more women to drink ... job she loves. "It's a feeling inside, like I finally have peace," the 35-year-old from Hanover, Massachusetts, says. But, the isolation and stress of the pandemic have tested that peace. "I ... in that sense.' But, I felt as though my mental health was extremely at stake, and I knew if I didn't do something about it, the one thing I always did in ...
5/18/2021 LEARN Behavioral Names Winthrop, MA Resident as Director of Mental Health LEARN Behavioral Names Winthrop, MA Resident as Director of Mental Health May 18, 2021 // by adminLEARN Behavioral, a national organization of providers serving children with autism and other special needs, has recently appointed Marisa Petruccelli, Psy.D., a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Massachusetts, as Director of Mental Health.In her new role, Dr. Petruccelli will integrate and unify LEARN Behavioral‚Aos providers in mental health by clinically and operationally standardizing ...
5/17/2021 No Vacancy: How A Shortage Of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Trapped Inside ERs No Vacancy: How A Shortage Of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Trapped Inside ERs One evening in late March, a mom north of Boston calls 911. Her daughter, she says, is threatening to kill herself ... trail the family for years to come. Right now in Massachusetts ‚Ai and many parts of the U.S. and the world -- demand for mental health care overwhelms supply, creating bottlenecks like the one Melinda is ...
5/11/2021 You‚Äôre not alone in thinking your young kid shouldn‚Äôt be on Instagram ... Mark Zuckerberg on Monday, telling the social media giant that a new, child-centric Instagram app ‚Aucould harm kids‚Ao mental health and compromise their privacy,‚Au Bloomberg reported.‚AuUse of social media can be ... a broad coalition of state‚Aos leading law enforcements, from Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Utah‚Aos own Attorney General Sean Reyes.Instagram for kids? It‚Aos complicated ...
5/11/2021 Amazon Halo leader jumps ship for job at Biofourmis; former Livongo exc. advises CareCentrix MobiHealthNews ... medical office at Amazon, where he led the development and launch of Amazon Halo . He also completed a stint at Massachusetts General Hospital as an associate director of the Healthcare Transformation Lab, and was an ... opportunity to have a rapid, large-scale impact on the mental health of individuals and to advance the company‚Aos commitment to bringing millions back to good mental health,‚Au McClendon said in a statement ...
5/10/2021 UMaine softball player finds help and healing living with mental health disorder Kya Enos of the University of Maine softball team connects with a pitch during a game earlier this season in Orono. The junior from Massachusetts is among the key players for the Black Bears after learning to cope with a mental health disorder. Credit: Courtesy of UMaine AthleticsKya Enos was sitting in statistics class during the second semester of her freshman year and was struggling.‚AuI was having a ...
5/10/2021 State AGs urge Facebook to cancel Instagram for younger kids Yahoo News ... mental health, and privacy advocates to inform it".The bipartisan letter, which was signed by the attorneys general of New York, Texas, California, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Michigan, Ohio, Utah, Vermont, Kentucky and others said "it appears that Facebook is not responding to a need, but instead creating one".Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said on Twitter that a children's Instagram "is a shameful attempt to exploit and profit off vulnerable people ...
5/10/2021 U.S. state AGs urge Facebook to cancel plans for Instagram for younger kids Yahoo News ... mental health, and privacy advocates to inform it".The bipartisan letter, which was signed by the attorneys general of New York, Texas, California, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Michigan, Ohio, Utah, Vermont, Kentucky and others said "it appears that Facebook is not responding to a need, but instead creating one".Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said on Twitter that a children's Instagram "is a shameful attempt to exploit and profit off vulnerable people ...
5/10/2021 U.S. state AGs urge Facebook to cancel plans for Instagram for younger kids Yahoo News ... mental health, and privacy advocates to inform it".The bipartisan letter, which was signed by the attorneys general of New York, Texas, California, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Michigan, Ohio, Utah, Vermont, Kentucky and others said "it appears that Facebook is not responding to a need, but instead creating one".Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said on Twitter that a children's Instagram "is a shameful attempt to exploit and profit off vulnerable people ...
5/10/2021 U.S. state AGs urge Facebook to cancel plans for Instagram for younger kids Yahoo News ... mental health, and privacy advocates to inform it".The bipartisan letter, which was signed by the attorneys general of New York, Texas, California, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Michigan, Ohio, Utah, Vermont, Kentucky and others said "it appears that Facebook is not responding to a need, but instead creating one".Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said on Twitter that a children's Instagram "is a shameful attempt to exploit and profit off vulnerable people ...
5/10/2021 Gas Prices Up 6 Cents In Massachusetts Following Colonial Pipeline Cybersecurity Attack CBS Local Filed Under: Colonial Pipeline , Gas PricesBOSTON (CBS/AP) ‚Ai Massachusetts gas prices are on the rise in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline cybersecurity attack. Gas is now averaging $2.86 per gallon in the ... Kids In Crisis Spend Weeks In Emergency Room Waiting For Mental Health Services‚AuThe longer the pipeline is offline, the larger the impact on the East Coast,‚Au AAA said in a statement. ‚AuHowever, foreign ...
5/7/2021 William Henry Fisher, PhD Title: Sociologist, researcher, educator Location: Shrewsbury, MA William Henry Fisher, PhD, sociologist, researcher, and professor emeritus, mental health research and policy. Dr. Fisher is a sociology researcher and professor emeritus at the School of Criminology and Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell with more than three decades of expertise in mental health and the criminal justice system. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in psychology at Clark University ...
5/6/2021 Massachusetts nurses rally against ‚Äòviolent‚Äô healthcare workplaces Boston Herald ... other bills going before legislators focus on keeping hospitals and beds open for patients.A new survey conducted by the Massachusetts Nurses Association shows that out of 500 nurses polled, 57% reported ‚Aupersonally encountering at ... episodes from patients jumped during the pandemic, with much fewer mental health resources readily available to those in need.The MNA surveyed nurses across the commonwealth over five days in March, and found that the ...
5/6/2021 As National Nurses Week Begins, 'State of Nursing in Massachusetts' Survey Shows Existing Quality of Care, Staffing and Safety Problems Worsened by Inadequate COVID-19 Preparedness and Lack of Support for Frontline Healthcare Workers PR Newswire ... National Nurses Week shows that during the COVID-19 pandemic nurses experienced a major downturn in patient care quality in Massachusetts hospitals as troubling trends such as unsafe patient assignments, diminished time with patients and ... exacerbated additional existing problems within the Massachusetts healthcare system, including mental health boarding in emergency departments, nurse burnout and turnover, and a lack of support for healthcare staff from employers. Email [email protected] for a ...
5/6/2021 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Releases New Data on Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Claims During COVID-19 Pandemic PR Newswire BOSTON , May 6, Use of outpatient mental health services, including psychotherapy, increased nearly 20% during the COVID-19 crisis, and spending on substance use disorder treatment increased by 10%, according to data released today by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross"). Nearly three quarters of members' mental health visits during the pandemic have been conducted via telehealth, either via phone or virtually, and 60% of mental health diagnoses ...
5/6/2021 13 Massachusetts cities and towns at high risk for coronavirus as transmission slows Boston Herald ... mental health continues to struggle in pandemic, returning to school tough transition 1.6 million Massachusetts residents ‚Ai disproportionately people of color ‚Ai struggle to feed themselves and their families Massachusetts coronavirus vaccine rollout: 464,357 doses in past week, a major drop from previous record week 669 new coronavirus cases reported in Massachusetts schools in the past week One town ‚Ai Rochester ‚Ai was added to the red zone, but 14 ...
5/6/2021 Prenatal stress can program a child's brain for later health issues SFGate ... control stress and anxiety, and their roots could begin long before you might think.Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue in the United States, affecting nearly 1 in 5 adults, or 40 ... of the Innovation Center on Sex Differences in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.The stress hormone cortisol plays a vital role in the body and in fetal development. But when a woman is ...
5/6/2021 Massachusetts Mental Health Hospital Fined $65,000 for HIPAA Right of Access Violation Massachusetts Mental Health Hospital Fined $65,000 for HIPAA Right of Access Violation May 6, 2021Case: The HIPAA Privacy Rule gives providers 30 days and, in some instances, 60 days to respond to patients‚Ao requests of access to their medical records. But it took Massachusetts behavioral health services provider Arbour Hospital five months and one Office for Civil Rights (OCR) intervention to finally provide the records one of its ...
5/5/2021 Transgender health clinic opens in Florence ... mental health care, and gender-affirming hormone care. They also plan to offer community programming. For years, the center has been in the works, Cohen said. The PATH Project (Plan and Act for Transgender Health) looked at health care for transgender people in central and western Massachusetts and other parts of New England with collaborators including The Fenway Institute, Cooley Dickinson Health Care and researchers from Harvard Medical School.The ...
5/3/2021 Peabody walks its way toward mental health awareness Purchase Photo Peabody High School senior Aja Alimonte, one of the organizers of the Mental Health Matters 5K Walk on Saturday, leads the walk out of South Memorial School. (Spenser Hasak) PEABODY ‚Ai Nearly 150 ... 2014 and Essex Media Group in 2016. A seven-time Massachusetts state amateur women‚Aos golf champion and member of the Massachusetts Golf Association Hall of Fame, Tobin is graduate of Mount Holyoke College and ...
5/3/2021 Massachusetts Senate Advances Holyoke Soldiers‚Äô Home Bond Bill Massachusetts Senate Advances Holyoke Soldiers‚Ao Home Bond Bill by contributor 3 May, 2021Legislation includes additional bond authorization for geographic equity and accessibility for veteransOn Thursday, April 29, 2021, the Massachusetts State Senate ... is an important factor in ensuring that their physical and mental health is taken care of, and so I am proud of the steps we have taken to ensure geographic equity and accessibility, especially for ...
5/2/2021 MiraVista Behavioral Health Center in Holyoke admits first inpatient psychiatric patients 0 HOLYOKE ‚Ai MiraVista Behavioral Health Center admitted its first eight psychiatric patients this past week in the facility previously known as Providence Hospital, which had ended such services nearly a year ago. ‚AuAfter months of preparation, we are excited to bring our high-quality, patient-centered approach to mental health care to Western Massachusetts,‚Au said Michael Krupa, founder and chief executive officer of Health Partners New England that ...
4/30/2021 DMH Area Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Psychiatry Position ID: DMH Area Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Position Type: Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [ map ] Subject Area: (posted 2021/04/30, listed until 2022/05/01) Position Description: ApplyArea Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist: Department of Mental Health, Western Massachusetts Area The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) seeks an experienced board-certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to serve as the Department of Mental Health ...
4/30/2021 Massachusetts Senate OKs $400M Bill For New Soldiers‚Äô Home In Holyoke CBS Local Massachusetts Senate OKs $400M Bill For New Soldiers‚Ao Home In Holyoke Associated Press Filed Under: Coronavirus , Holyoke News , Holyoke Soldiers' HomeBOSTON (AP) ‚Ai The Massachusetts Senate voted Thursday to approve a $400 million ... is an important factor in ensuring that their physical and mental health is taken care of,‚Au Democratic Senate President Karen Spilka said in a written statement.The state is still grappling with the fallout ...
4/30/2021 Massachusetts Senate OKs $400M Bill for New Soldiers‚Äô Home U.S. News & World Report Home Massachusetts Senate OKs $400M Bill for New Soldiers‚Ao Home The Massachusetts Senate has voted to approve a $400 million bond bill to pay for a new facility to replace the existing Holyoke Soldiers ... is an important factor in ensuring that their physical and mental health is taken care of,‚Au Democratic Senate President Karen Spilka said in a written statement.The state is still grappling with the fallout ...