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AMFM Healthcare, Leading Provider in Behavioral Health Services Announces Promotion of Ted Guastello to Chief Executive Officer

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AMFM Healthcare, a premier provider of residential and outpatient care for individuals struggling with mental health and substance use disorders, today announced the promotion of Ted Guastello to Chief Executive Officer. Guastello served as the company's Chief Strategy Officer for the past two years and has over a decade of experience working within the behavioral health space.

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  • ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AMFM Healthcare , a premier provider of residential and outpatient care for individuals struggling with mental health and substance use disorders, today announced the promotion of Ted Guastello to Chief Executive Officer.
  • Guastello served as the company's Chief Strategy Officer for the past two years and has over a decade of experience working within the behavioral health space.
  • Additionally, Guastello adapted AMFM Healthcare's programming to better serve how individuals can access mental health treatment during the pandemic.
  • "I am humbled to have grown alongside AMFM the past couple years and look forward to leading our company in improving the lives of our patients and families," said Ted Guastello, Chief Executive Officer of AMFM Healthcare.

First study to utilize digital therapeutics on rare lung disease begins national patient enrollment

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind digital therapeutics research study may offer new hope for patients with a rare lung disease and are having difficulty with anxiety.

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  • CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind digital therapeutics research study may offer new hope for patients with a rare lung disease and are having difficulty with anxiety.
  • Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a rare disease that is identified by scarring in the lung tissue.
  • Vicore Pharma AB is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative medicines in severe lung diseases.
  • It's also the first of its kind to utilize digital therapeutics for a rare lung disease."

Goodside Health Empowers Students with Same-Day Mental Health Services

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Through this first-of-its-kind program, Goodside Health is supporting youth, adolescents, and young adults on their journey to emotional health and well-being by providing timely access to mental health screenings, teletherapy, and crisis response services.

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  • Through this first-of-its-kind program, Goodside Health is supporting youth, adolescents, and young adults on their journey to emotional health and well-being by providing timely access to mental health screenings, teletherapy, and crisis response services.
  • As Goodside Health has grown to serve over 1 million students, we are acutely aware that the need for mental health services in schools has never been greater, said Goodside Health President Kevin Pearce.
  • SchoolMed: Mental Health provides an expanded suite of services that helps recognize signs of mental illness while providing a timely and clinically appropriate intervention that empowers the journey to positive health and academic outcomes.
  • Goodside Health is advancing the delivery of pediatric care by partnering with communities to provide access to physical health, mental health, and telehealth services at school, at home, and in the clinic.

Gate Neurosciences Doses First Subject in a Translational EEG Biomarker Study of Apimostinel, a Rapid-Acting Treatment for Acute Depressive Disorders

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Gate Neurosciences is developing apimostinel to address urgent patient and evolving practice needs for a safe, rapid-acting, in-office treatment of acute depressive disorders such as postpartum and episodic depression, and depression with suicidality.

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  • Gate Neurosciences is developing apimostinel to address urgent patient and evolving practice needs for a safe, rapid-acting, in-office treatment of acute depressive disorders such as postpartum and episodic depression, and depression with suicidality.
  • Apimostinel previously demonstrated proof-of-concept in a Phase 2a MDD study and the ongoing biomarker study aims to further enhance the understanding of dose dynamics using various electroencephalogram (EEG) measures after single and multiple ascending doses in 40 healthy subjects.
  • Gate Neurosciences plans to use results from the EEG biomarker study to further de-risk dose selection in a confirmatory Phase 2b efficacy study of apimostinel planned for initiation in mid-2023.
  • Gate Neurosciences is a precision medicine biotechnology company focused on advancing next-generation CNS treatments that address growing needs in mental health.

Trace Austin, Recording Artist/Actor, Grandson of Otis Williams from The Temptations Releases New Single "My Story"

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Monday, November 28, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Trace Austin, the grandson of the Temptations' legendary Otis Williams, has released a new single, "My Story," which was written by Trace Austin and produced by Byron Dorris, AKA Scotty.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Trace Austin, the grandson of the Temptations' legendary Otis Williams, has released a new single, "My Story," which was written by Trace Austin and produced by Byron Dorris, AKA Scotty.
  • Trace was inspired to write "My Story" after feeling compelled to finally share his story of being a victim of bullying for many years.
  • Trace was bullied, suffered multiple injuries, was home-schooled, and had a school system that failed him.
  • Trace is currently traveling the country doing media interviews with his grandfather, Otis Williams of the Temptations.

Recession Resister Launches Health Program To Fill Protection Gap For Families

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Saturday, November 26, 2022

As the cost of medical treatment in the US continues to spiral, Recession Resister announces its latest healthcare coverage solutions for families through its partnership with LifeExec.

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  • The company offers members a full suite of pharmaceutical, dental, vision, telemedicine, and mental health services through its partner's flagship LifeExec Advantage Wellness membership.
  • The company augments the Advantage Wellness plans with expert planning guidance from the responsive customer service team.
  • The latest LifeExec Advantage Wellness plans offer a unique combination of no age restrictions, no restrictions on pre-existing conditions, and no limits on usage.
  • The program provides a fully transparent solution to meeting the cost of healthcare in the US today with no hidden fees.

Laurentian Bank’s grassroots donations campaign makes a meaningful difference in communities across Canada

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Because they work directly in the communities they serve, Laurentian branch and business centre employees understand the realities of their regions better than anyone else in the Bank.

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  • Because they work directly in the communities they serve, Laurentian branch and business centre employees understand the realities of their regions better than anyone else in the Bank.
  • Thanks to generous donors like Laurentian Bank, we are able to continue building affordable housing for local families."
  • As the holiday season approaches, Laurentian Bank kicked off its annual employee giving campaign, Giving Matters, on November 21, 2022.
  • Founded in Montreal in 1846, Laurentian Bank helps families, businesses and communities thrive.

Talkspace to Participate in the 5th Annual Evercore ISI HealthCONx Conference

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Chief Executive Officer, and Jennifer Fulk, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the 5th Annual Evercore ISI HealthCONx Conference, including a presentation on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

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  • Chief Executive Officer, and Jennifer Fulk, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the 5th Annual Evercore ISI HealthCONx Conference, including a presentation on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
  • Talkspace (Nasdaq: TALK) is a leading virtual behavioral healthcare company committed to helping people lead healthier, happier lives through access to high-quality mental healthcare.
  • At Talkspace, we believe that mental healthcare is core to overall healthcare and should be available to everyone.
  • Talkspace covered approximately 86 million lives at September 30, 2022, through our partnerships with employers, health plans, and paid benefits programs.

Cities Across the Country Turn Green as Safe States and Other Organizations Unify Their Voices to Prevent Injuries and Violence

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Safe States joins other leading injury and violence prevention (IVP) organizations, such as the Injury Free Coalition for Kids, Safe Kids Worldwide, the American Trauma Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics, Be SMART -- a program of Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research, the Trauma Center Association of America, JPMA Cares, and I'm Safe, to empower and equip communities to make a difference. Access the full list of organizations signing an NIPD letter of support here: https://bit.ly/NIPDletter

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  • It will mark the end of the 3rd National Injury Prevention Day (NIPD), a day where Safe States Alliance and the nation's top prevention advocates join forces and push for change.
  • Together we want to end the heartache left by preventable injuries and deaths from suicides, motor vehicle crashes, drownings, fires, drug overdoses, and more than 40 mass shootings.
  • Dr. Jones joins the country's top IVP organizations to sound the alarm about the need for and promise of prevention.
  • For more information about National Injury Prevention Day or to arrange an interview, please contact E. Lenita Johnson at 816-651-7777 or email [email protected].

Imagine360 Named One of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Imagine360 has been recognized in the 2022 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, an awards program created to honor people-first organizations that prioritize the well-being of their employee population.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Imagine360 has been recognized in the 2022 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, an awards program created to honor people-first organizations that prioritize the well-being of their employee population.
  • Increased flexibility, work-life balance and mental health resources have proven to be common trends among Healthiest Employers honorees.
  • Imagine360 is committed to changing healthcare for the better, and proudly offers employees the same exceptional solutions provided to clients.
  • We are thrilled to have been named one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, said Jeff Bak, CEO at Imagine360.