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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As healthcare professionals, it is imperative that we have a deep understanding of race and racism and that we provide a healing environment for those affected by racial trauma and oppression. Below are resources on race, racism and mental health.  We hope you’ll join us in listening, learning and applying this knowledge to your programs…

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St. Louis Public Radio May 13, 20206:00 AM ET Yuki Noguchi Correspondent, Business Desk   Mental health specialists are working now to bolster the resilience of Americans who are suffering from feelings of despair — in hopes of preventing increases in suicides among people who are under increased pressure during the coronavirus pandemic. Time is…

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Sandro Galea, MD1; Raina M. Merchant, MD2; Nicole Lurie, MD3 Author Affiliations Article Information JAMA Intern Med. Published online April 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.1562 Since the first case of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was diagnosed in December 2019, it has swept across the world and galvanized global action. This has brought unprecedented efforts to institute the practice of physical distancing (called in most cases “social…

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Thank you for trusting CenterPointe with your loved one’s/patient’s care. We want to assure you that your loved one’s/patient’s health and safety are always our top priorities. We have implemented the following procedures so that we can continue to care for patients and keep them and others safe. 1. We Are Open for Business. No…

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As a new service to patients who are not able to leave their homes due to social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic and for a variety of other reasons, CenterPointe Hospital’s outpatient clinics have expanded their capacity to provide virtual outpatient behavioral health therapy at three outpatient locations in the Greater St. Louis/St. Charles Metro…

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