#Behavioral Health

Buffalo Police Captain Suspended As She Faces Federal Lawsuit For Racism

A captain with the Buffalo Police Department has been suspended after being accused of racism. A federal civil lawsuit has been filed against Captain Amber Beyer as well as the department. Beye was in charge of BPD’s Behavioral Health unit. According to WIVB, she made multiple racist comments in the presence of black police officers. The lawsuit alleges that department leadership did not address the allegations or stop the problem.
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Trident Medical to host free seminar on behavioral health disorders

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Trident Medical Center will host a community anxiety and depression seminar on December 10. According to Trident Medical Center, anxiety and depression are two of the most common behavioral health disorders. Trident Medical Center psychiatrist Caroljane Roberson, MD will host a free seminar to discuss how Lowcountry patients cope with […]
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Prince George’s Co. hospital receives $800K to help trafficking victims

Maryland’s second busiest trauma center is receiving federal funding to help identify and aid victims of sex and labor trafficking. The University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center hospital (UM Capital) in Prince George’s County will get nearly $800,000 from the Department of Justice to go toward screening, identifying and supporting victims in medical settings.
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Valley Health Team opens new health center location in Firebaugh

FIREBAUGH, Calif. (FOX26) — Valley Health Team Inc. has opened its new health center location in Firebaugh. The Firebaugh Community Health Center is the latest Federally Qualified Center site and is located at 689 N Street, in Firebaugh. The new site officially opened its doors on Friday, December 1,...

Dec. 5 - Maple Heights Behavioral Health celebrates opening with a ribbon tying ceremony

Maple Heights Behavioral Health, 3955 W. Washington Center Road, celebrated the opening of the new hospital with a ribbon tying ceremony Nov. 30. Instead of a traditional ribbon cutting, the symbolic ribbon tying ceremony held in the gymnasium recognized a collaboration between Acadia Healthcare and Lutheran Health Network. Combining resources and clinical expertise the joint venture aims to serve the mental health needs of Fort Wayne and Northeast Indiana.

Lone Star Circle of Care expert speaks on the importance of mental health checks during the holiday season

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental health of people around the world. Feelings of isolation, anxiety, and sadness have skyrocketed in recent years, leading many to experience heightened mental illness or mental illness for the first time.In the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the prevalence of anxiety and depression has increased by 25% worldwide. Dorothea Pitikas, LCSW, who has been a licensed clinical social worker at Lone Star Circle of Care for 12 years, said elevated stress levels are partly to blame.

Paragon Behavioral Health Services will host an open house in December

Paragon Behavioral Health Services announced in August that it had moved its Wyomissing office to 925 Berkshire Blvd., an office complex behind Home Depot. An Open House will be held on December 16, from noon to 3 p.m. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

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Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recognize former County Manager Kevin Tanner

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recently recognized Kevin Tanner for his service as County Manager following the recent announcement of his departure. Tanner previously served five years as Dawson County manager and was also a four-term State Representative for District 9, which includes Lumpkin, Dawson and Forsyth counties. He began...
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Eaton woman accused of killing grandmother transported to mental health facility

EATON — A court hearing for an Eaton woman accused of drowning her grandmother has been delayed after she was transported to a mental health facility. Heidi Matheny, 35, was scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on Nov. 30, but her defense attorney asked the court to push that hearing back after she was transported to Summit Behavioral Health, according to court records obtained by News Center 7.

Community Mental Health location comes to Sturgis

STURGIS — Cameron Bullock, CEO of Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County, has announced the opening of a new location in Sturgis to expand access to care. The new location is at 1555 E. Chicago Road, Ste. A, Sturgis, and will be open 8...

Health care services expanding in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Sitting along South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre is the Children's Service Center and the Robinson Counseling Center, both filling the need for mental health services in the Wyoming Valley. "A lot of people we serve have transportation issues, they have child care issues, social detriments of...

After months of controversy, Killingly schools to pilot mental, behavioral health program

The Killingly school district will see key leadership shifts next month as part of an effort to address student behavioral and mental health needs. In a Wednesday letter to parents and students, Superintendent Robert Angeli announced several personnel changes slated to take effect on Jan. 4, including the creation of a “director of mental health, student wellness and family engagement” position that coincides with the district’s involvement in a new behavioral health program.

Denver will evaluate city’s mental health

Denver is about to get personal. The City Council will vote Monday on whether to spend about $800,000 through the end of this year in part to assess the city’s mental health. The council will vote on a contract with Analytics and Insights Matter LLC, or AIM, to conduct the needs survey.

The Value and Impact of Workforce Mental Health

Comprehensive mental health benefits are proven to increase employee engagement, productivity, and retention, and decrease overall health plan spending. Health care networks and traditional EAPs simply aren’t enough to support the mental health of your employees. Only 20% of patients who receive therapy through a traditional EAP or health plan experience reliable symptom improvement or recovery from their behavioral health conditions. This whitepaper explores the real ROI, both human and financial, that can be gained through a comprehensive mental health benefit like Lyra.

CRMC, law enforcement pursuing co-responder program for mental health calls

CHEYENNE – Health professionals and law enforcement officers hope a new partnership will improve outcomes for people dealing with mental health issues, while also making the community safer. A new behavioral health co-response program will be a collaboration between Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, the Cheyenne Police Department and the Laramie County Sheriff’s Office. CRMC will provide one full-time and one part-time behavioral health clinician for the program. These mental health professionals will be paired with officers and deputies who opt into the program and receive...