The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stressful for everyone. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in children and adolescents. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Children and teens react, in part, on what they see from the adults…

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Juneteenth — a blending of the words June and nineteenth — is the oldest regular US celebration of the end of slavery. It commemorates June 19, 1865: the day that Union Army Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas, and told slaves of their emancipation. “In accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of…

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Now as never before, attention is being directed to key players in the special care and attention provided to patients – the Mental Health Technicians who encourage, reassure, and provide a safe and caring environment for patients. National Nursing Assistants’ Week is a perfect time to showcase some of our Mental Health Technicians who work…

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  Adolescent Summer Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program CenterPointe Hospital Outpatient Clinic Program Manager, Reva F., LPC, RPT, provides a virtual intensive outpatient program for adolescents throughout the summer months to help teens develop the skills needed to lead a happy, healthy and productive life. The summer break is an excellent time for adolescents to receive…

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June 15th Elder abuse refers to intentional or negligent acts by a caregiver or “trusted” individual that causes (or potentially causes) harm to an older adult. Elder abuse can occur anywhere–in the home, nursing home or other institutions. It affects seniors across all socioeconomic groups, cultures and races. BE CAUTIOUS! Unscrupulous people target seniors and…

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The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations.  How you respond to the outbreak can depend…

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