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By On May 5th, 2020

CNN: 5 signs your coronavirus anxiety has turned serious, threatening your mental health, and what to do about it

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Full Article: https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/05/health/anxiety-coronavirus-turns-dark-wellness/index.html Updated 8:49 AM ET, Tue May 5, 2020 (CNN)Enforced lockdowns. Isolation from friends and loved ones. Loss of job, income, economic stability. Grief and loss on so many levels — from missing milestones such as birthdays and graduations to severe illness and death. Difficult times made worse by…

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By On May 4th, 2020

SW Londoner: Freestyle kayaker Heidi Walsh discusses the impact of concussion

By Alice Reeves-Turner May 2 2020, 18.00 Full article: https://www.swlondoner.co.uk/freestyle-kayaker-heidi-walsh-discusses-the-impact-of-concussion/ The trials and tribulations experienced by athletes, whether that be hard training, poor performances in competitions or career altering injury, is a topic often discussed. But in recent years a new discussion point has loomed ever larger, that of the injury you cannot see: concussion. Team…

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By On April 30th, 2020

Preliminary results from Brookhaven’s Brain Injury Screening Tool

Based on a review of the data, Brookhaven leadership have gleaned the following information: 38 patients presenting with BH/SUD issues were screened using our brain injury screening tool from 3/21/20 to 4/27/20. 29 patients screened positive for acquired brain injury While this is not a diagnostic tool, we can communicate that 76.3% of patients presenting…

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By On April 14th, 2020

CNN: America’s mental health Covid-19 recovery needs to start now

Opinion by John R. Kasich and Henry Harbin Updated 5:09 PM ET, Mon April 13, 2020 (CNN)Throughout our history, America’s greatest challenges have summoned our greatest strengths, and this battle to defeat the coronavirus pandemic will prove no different. But, as we’ve also seen in history, those on the frontlines of a crisis inevitably face…

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By On April 10th, 2020

Now Hiring RNs, LPNs, and MHTs

Are you interested in joining our dynamic behavioral health nursing team? Now Hiring Licensed Nurses (RN Supervisor, Staff RN, and LPN) for Full-time, Part-time, and Per-diem We welcome new RN graduates and out of state candidates We are also hiring Mental Health Technicians (MHT). Preferably with mental health experience or CNA certification. To apply please…

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By On April 7th, 2020

USNews: For Addicts in Recovery, Technology Preserves Bonds Despite COVID-19 Crisis

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HEALTHDAY) MONDAY, April 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Recovering alcoholic Catherine Collins normally attends five to seven face-to-face program meetings a week. Collins still attends meetings, but now they’re online — and there’s something important that’s missing. “In the real world, you’re in a room full of people who have…

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By On April 6th, 2020

The Guardian: Experts warn of mental health fallout from mass US unemployment

The US faces a catastrophic rise in unemployment following the forced shutdown of businesses across the country to stop the spread of Covid-19 – and experts are warning it could trigger a severe mental health crisis. In just two weeks, more than 9.95 million Americans have applied for unemployment – smashing all records. Economists are predicting the unemployment rate…

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