Mental Health

Support Over Stigma Receives the SBB Research Group Foundation Grant

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Friday, July 19, 2024

Support Over Stigma received a $5,000 grant from the SBB Research Group Foundation , which awards monthly grants to support impactful organizations.

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  • Support Over Stigma received a $5,000 grant from the SBB Research Group Foundation , which awards monthly grants to support impactful organizations.
  • Support Over Stigma (SOS), located in St. Charles, IL, is dedicated to empowering military members, veterans, first responders, and their families through a comprehensive array of support to address mental health and service-related challenges.
  • SOS envisions a future where individuals affected by service-related mental health challenges, such as military, veteran, and first responder PTSD, find comprehensive support.
  • “Support Over Stigma’s commitment to empowering military members, veterans, first responders, and their families with crucial mental health support aligns perfectly with our mission to make a meaningful impact,” said Matt Aven, co-founder and board member of the SBB Research Group Foundation.

Ahead of Paris Games, SafeSport Issues Findings of National Athlete Survey

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

The U.S. Center for SafeSport (the Center) today released the findings of its second ever Athlete Culture and Climate Survey .

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  • The U.S. Center for SafeSport (the Center) today released the findings of its second ever Athlete Culture and Climate Survey .
  • That’s what all athletes deserve, but it is not what many experience,” Ju’Riese Colón, CEO, U.S. Center for SafeSport said.
  • Nearly 3,800 athletes representing 67 sports responded substantively to the survey.
  • The full 2024 Athlete Culture and Climate Survey details all the findings and includes a breakdown of the methodology.

AHF Welcomes Philadelphia’s Siloam to HIV Care Network

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Siloam is AHF’s 14th affiliate and its first in Philadelphia, PA.

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  • Siloam is AHF’s 14th affiliate and its first in Philadelphia, PA.
    Siloam , co-founded by Sister Bernadette Kinniry in 1995, empowers people living with HIV through therapy and mindfulness.
  • Siloam offers support and discussion groups, one-on-one counseling, bodywork services, retreats, and prevention programs for youth ages 13 to 24.
  • In 2023, Siloam released “ Living Positive ,” a findhelp documentary showcasing the transformative power of collective support and resilience for people living with HIV.
  • “We are thrilled to have Siloam Wellness on board.”
    The AHF Federation is committed to HIV/AIDS education, prevention, advocacy, medical treatment, and support for underserved populations nationwide.

Clinical Data from Open-Label Extension LILAC-1™ and LILAC-2™ Studies Evaluating Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of DAYBUE™ (trofinetide) in Patients with Rett Syndrome Published in Med

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD) today announced that the journal Med published results from two open-label extension studies, LILAC-1™ and LILAC-2™, which showed that patients treated with DAYBUE™ who completed these studies experienced improvement in Rett symptoms as measured by the Rett Syndrome Behaviour Questionnaire (RSBQ).

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  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD) today announced that the journal Med published results from two open-label extension studies, LILAC-1™ and LILAC-2™, which showed that patients treated with DAYBUE™ who completed these studies experienced improvement in Rett symptoms as measured by the Rett Syndrome Behaviour Questionnaire (RSBQ).
  • LILAC-1 was a 40-week, open-label extension study of the 12-week Phase 3 LAVENDER™ trial, evaluating the long-term safety and efficacy of DAYBUE in patients with Rett syndrome five to 21 years of age.
  • LILAC-2 was a 32-month open-label extension study, evaluating the long-term safety and efficacy of DAYBUE in females aged five to 22 years who completed LILAC-1.
  • Results from both studies also showed DAYBUE’s safety profile was consistent with results from the LAVENDER trial.

Landmark Study Proves AI-Driven Mental Health Program is as Effective as Human Care

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

The program combines an app for AI-delivered content with a human support service.

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  • The program combines an app for AI-delivered content with a human support service.
  • The program, benchmarked against carefully matched NHS patient data (n=767), proved as effective as human-led therapy.
  • Participants interacted with the program at their convenience, while the human support service kept them motivated and monitored symptom progression.
  • Variants of the ieso digital program are currently being piloted with U.S. payers and health systems.

REMspace Raises $1M in Seed Round to Ignite the Lucid Dream Revolution

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

REMspace , a neurotechnology company specializing in lucid dreaming studies, today announced it has closed a $1M seed round, raised from lucid dreaming practitioners and enthusiasts located across Europe.

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  • REMspace , a neurotechnology company specializing in lucid dreaming studies, today announced it has closed a $1M seed round, raised from lucid dreaming practitioners and enthusiasts located across Europe.
  • Lucid dreams are vivid dreams in which people fully understand that they are dreaming and can exercise control over their dream and, under the right conditions, their waking environment .
  • REMspace will also unveil new technology and services to further enhance customers’ lucid dreaming practices.
  • Lucid dreaming is a door to our subconscious mind and can help unlock our hidden resources, such as creativity and ingenuity.

Lyra Health Advances Health Equity With Proactive Social Care Solution

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Conventional methods of addressing social determinants of health that impact mental health often require individuals to seek out resources on their own.

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  • Conventional methods of addressing social determinants of health that impact mental health often require individuals to seek out resources on their own.
  • To reduce the burden on those in need, Lyra is investing in proactive, insights-driven outreach by Resource Coordinators to address member’s unique circumstances, including:
    Assessing social care needs: A new well-being assessment as part of Lyra’s core platform will screen for social determinants of health such as social connection, physical health, financial stressors and caregiving challenges.
  • Based on the assessment, members will receive personalized recommendations for relevant Lyra mental health care and well-being resources such as working with a Lyra Resource Coordinator.
  • “As the only mental health provider to demonstrate equitable mental health outcomes across race and ethnicity , we’re furthering our commitment to health equity by accessing and connecting members to relevant resources for unmet essential needs,” said Dr. Connie Chen, chief operating officer, Lyra Health.

University of Phoenix Celebrates Nearly 2,500 Graduates at Detroit Commencement

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

University of Phoenix hosted its summer 2024 commencement ceremony in Detroit on June 29 at Huntington Place, honoring the achievements of 2,493 graduates.

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  • University of Phoenix hosted its summer 2024 commencement ceremony in Detroit on June 29 at Huntington Place, honoring the achievements of 2,493 graduates.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240717290796/en/
    A University of Phoenix graduate celebrates during the commencement ceremony in Detroit, June 29, 2024.
  • The celebration of milestones along the way from University of Phoenix pushed me to believe in my potential and kept me motivated even during the most challenging times.
  • Our graduates are stepping into roles that are in high demand, particularly in business, healthcare, education, and technology.

YesCare Applauds Agreement with Creditors in Tehum Care (formerly Corizon) Bankruptcy Proceedings

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

YesCare, a leader in correctional healthcare, is pleased that a comprehensive settlement agreement has been reached with the creditors of Tehum Care Services, Inc., formerly known as Corizon, marking a significant milestone in Tehum's ongoing bankruptcy proceedings.

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  • YesCare, a leader in correctional healthcare, is pleased that a comprehensive settlement agreement has been reached with the creditors of Tehum Care Services, Inc., formerly known as Corizon, marking a significant milestone in Tehum's ongoing bankruptcy proceedings.
  • The settlement, reached after extensive negotiations with both creditors’ committees, demonstrates the parties’ commitment to working collaboratively towards a resolution for the benefit of all creditors.
  • Under the terms of the agreement, approximately $75 million dollars will be distributed to Tehum’s creditors through a consensual chapter 11 plan settlement.
  • Under the terms of the proposed settlement, YesCare and other settling parties would receive a release of estate claims.

Standard Chartered US Named to Seramount’s 2024 100 Best Companies List

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Standard Chartered US (the “Bank”) announced today that it has been named by Seramount as one of the 100 Best Companies for 2024.

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  • Standard Chartered US (the “Bank”) announced today that it has been named by Seramount as one of the 100 Best Companies for 2024.
  • Being named to Seramount’s 2024 100 Best Companies list is an acknowledgment of the strength and further enhancement of our benefits program for all colleagues.”
    “Our 100 Best Companies have been setting the standard on what is considered an inclusive workplace for parents and caregivers for over 40 years,” says Subha V. Barry, President of Seramount.
  • Ninety-seven percent of the 100 Best Companies allow women to use bereavement leave after a miscarriage, up from 91 percent in 2023.
  • Standard Chartered US is also named Seramount’s Best Companies for Multicultural Women , one of America’s 50 Most Community-Minded Companies by The Civic 50, and a Great Place to Work-Certified™ and Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplace-Certified organization.