Read original article from the CDC HERE The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been associated with mental health challenges related to the morbidity and mortality caused by the disease and to mitigation activities, including the impact of physical distancing and stay-at-home orders.* Symptoms of anxiety disorder and depressive disorder increased considerably in the United…

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CenterPointe Hospital, St. Charles, is pleased to announce that our Silver Lining Inpatient Senior Adult Program has resumed services. Under the leadership of Javed Qasim, MD, Medical Director, Silver Lining inpatient program provides evaluation and stabilization for seniors affected by behavioral health issues including: Severe Depression Severe Anxiety Unresolved Grief & Loss Mood Disorders Dementia…

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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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