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May 22, 2020
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation announced that Ahmed Eid, MA, LADC, has been named the new director of its facility in Naples, Florida. The Naples facility offers both residential and day-treatment services. Eid has served as the program’s interim director since mid-March, Hazelden Betty Ford…
May 22, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced providers to develop creative adaptations to activities usually conducted in person, from moving group therapy sessions to telehealth platforms to building an onsite grocery store for residential patients. Add drug screenings to the list services now being…
May 22, 2020
Virtual reality technology may one day replace traditional pencil-and-paper activities for cognitive training in older adults, suggests a study published online in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
May 22, 2020
Join Psych Congress Steering Committee member Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC, a body scan meditation, a type of meditation which promotes greater awareness of the physical body.
May 21, 2020
Psych Congress Steering Committee member Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, shares 5 suggestions for optimizing care for patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during the pandemic.
May 21, 2020
Origins Behavioral Healthcare announced that Terry Shapiro has been promoted to vice president and executive director of the company’s Florida programs, including the Hanley Center. Shapiro, a certified addictions counselor, joined Origins in 2015 as a professional relations officer and was…
May 21, 2020
In this video, Ann Childress, MD, shares strategies and tips for treating children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 20, 2020
Sierra Tucson on Wednesday announced the launch of a mental health initiative to provide care for physicians, nurses and other frontline healthcare workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare Heroes Trauma Recovery is a three-tiered residential trauma treatment program for caregivers,…
May 20, 2020
Broadstep Behavioral Health, a provider of programs and services for individuals with intellectual, developmental and/or behavioral disabilities, announced on Wednesday that it has received a “significant investment” from Bain Capital Double Impact. Broadstep, which formerly conducted business as…
May 20, 2020
The United States leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic had been experiencing a suicide and opioid epidemic. In 2018, suicide was the 10th overall leading cause of death in the U.S. with a total of 48,344 fatalities. The suicide rate increased in the United States by 35% from 1999 to 20181. In…
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