Psychiatry

New Center for Children on the Autism Spectrum Opening in Elgin

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:10pm

b'ELGIN, Ill., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Caravel Autism Health is opening a new autism therapy center for children this spring.

Key Points: 
  • b'ELGIN, Ill., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Caravel Autism Health is opening a new autism therapy center for children this spring.
  • The new center at 2155 Point Boulevard in Elgin is designed to meet the unique needs of children with autism and their families.\nCaravel\'s Clinic Director Tiffany Spicer, BCBA, an autism specialist who grew up in Elgin and Bartlett, will oversee the new location.
  • The efficacy of ABA treatment for children with autism is recognized by Autism Speaks, the American Psychological Association, and the U.S.
  • Our team of clinical experts specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of children on the autism spectrum.

First National ‘Mental Health Action Day’ to Drive People to Take a First Mental Health Action for Themselves or Others

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:10pm

Mental Health Action Day is an open-source movement of brands, organizations, and cultural leaders to drive culture from mental health awareness to mental health action.\nPartners will encourage people to take mental health action -- whether for themselves, for their loved ones, or to advocate for systemic changes.

Key Points: 
  • Mental Health Action Day is an open-source movement of brands, organizations, and cultural leaders to drive culture from mental health awareness to mental health action.\nPartners will encourage people to take mental health action -- whether for themselves, for their loved ones, or to advocate for systemic changes.
  • The discussion will be lived streamed on social media at 1:00 PM ET on Thursday, May 20, and will feature mental health professionals, advocates, and more.
  • More on Mental Health Action Day and a current list of partners can be found at www.MentalHealthActionDay.org\nMental Health Action Day is an open-source movement of brands, organizations and cultural leaders to drive culture from mental health awareness to mental health action.
  • The first Mental Health Action Day will take place on May 20, 2021 with a mission to encourage and empower people to take mental health action -- whether for themselves, for their loved ones or to advocate for systemic changes, because mental health is health.

Praxis Precision Medicines to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Replays of the webcasts will be available for 90 days following the events.\nPraxis Precision Medicines is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company translating genetic insights into the development of therapies for central nervous system disorders (CNS) characterized by neuronal imbalance.

Key Points: 
  • Replays of the webcasts will be available for 90 days following the events.\nPraxis Precision Medicines is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company translating genetic insights into the development of therapies for central nervous system disorders (CNS) characterized by neuronal imbalance.
  • Praxis is applying insights from genetic epilepsies to broader neurological and psychiatric disorders, using our understanding of shared biological targets and circuits in the brain.
  • Praxis has established a broad portfolio, including multiple disclosed programs across CNS disorders including depression, epilepsy, movement disorders and pain syndromes, with three clinical-stage product candidates.
  • For more information, please visit www.praxismedicines.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter .\n'

Peer Organization Launches National Conference for Borderline Personality Disorder

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:12pm

b'GARDEN CITY, N.Y., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotions Matter, Inc. is pleased to announce it will be hosting its first ever Virtual Conference for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).\n"BPD is the most stigmatized mental illness.

Key Points: 
  • b'GARDEN CITY, N.Y., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotions Matter, Inc. is pleased to announce it will be hosting its first ever Virtual Conference for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).\n"BPD is the most stigmatized mental illness.
  • I am so excited to be part of this ground-breaking conference.
  • I am so excited to be part of the ground-breaking conference with others from around the country to change attitudes and promote recovery."
  • This groundbreaking event will include:\nProminent speakers and attendees from across the nation.\nEmotions Matters Mission Statement:To connect and empower those impacted by Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) to raise awareness about BPD and advocate for better mental health care.

Counseling In Schools Celebrates 'A Night of Art and Healing' Highlighting Vital Emotional Support Services for New York City Public School Students and Families

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:56pm

b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Counseling In Schools (CIS), the non-profit organization that has placed mental health professionals in New York City schools and homeless shelters for 35 years, will host "A Night of Art and Healing," a one-hour virtual event on Tuesday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m.

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  • b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Counseling In Schools (CIS), the non-profit organization that has placed mental health professionals in New York City schools and homeless shelters for 35 years, will host "A Night of Art and Healing," a one-hour virtual event on Tuesday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m.
  • "We hope that this festive virtual community gathering will advance strength-based and healing-centered mental health solutions in our schools moving forward.
  • "\nFeatured art includes a photograph from Awol Erizku\'s currentexhibition with Public Art Fund, 13 photographs that grace 350 JCDecaux bus shelters across New York City and Chicago and speak to the crisis of mass incarceration in the United States.
  • For more information, please visit counselinginschools.org .\n'

Providence Senior Living Hires Vice President of Operations, Gary Iversen

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:26pm

b'ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Providence One Partners is pleased to welcome Gary Iversen as the Vice President of Operations for Providence Senior Living (PSL).

Key Points: 
  • b'ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Providence One Partners is pleased to welcome Gary Iversen as the Vice President of Operations for Providence Senior Living (PSL).
  • Additionally, he will serve as the interim Executive Director for Providence Living at Maitland, PSL\'s new memory care assisted living community currently under construction and scheduled to open in Central Florida in 2021.\nIversen has served the elder community in healthcare and senior living industries for more than 25 years.
  • Iversen competently delivers expert care while reducing family anxiety and stress.\nIversen, along with every staff member of Providence Living at Maitland, is dementia-trained and certified .
  • Providence has developed, built, and asset managed four senior living communities in Florida since 2011.\n'

Headlands Research Continues its Rapid Expansion with the Acquisition of Summit Research Network and the Launch of its Fourth Horizons Site

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Headlands Research ( www.headlandsresearch.com ), a global next-generation clinical research site organization, today announced its acquisition of Summit Research Network in Portland, Oregon.

Key Points: 
  • b'SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Headlands Research ( www.headlandsresearch.com ), a global next-generation clinical research site organization, today announced its acquisition of Summit Research Network in Portland, Oregon.
  • The acquisition follows Headlands\xe2\x80\x99 recent addition of Artemis Institute for Clinical Research in February of this year.
  • Coupled with the new acquisition, Headlands Research also launched its fourth Horizons site in Scottsdale, AZ, which expands its global network to 15 clinical trial sites.\nSummit Research Network, founded in 1976, is dedicated to improving medical treatment by conducting high quality scientific research and patient care.
  • Summit Research Network specializes in the areas of psychiatry, dementia and other age-related memory conditions such as Alzheimer\xe2\x80\x99s and Lewy Bodies, and operates a specialized Memory Health Center ( www.memoryhealthcenter.com ).

Trial First to Show Improvements in Alzheimer's Patients

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 12:45pm

Kat Toups, Ann Hathaway, and Deborah Gordonalong with Dr. Dale Bredesen, a professor at UCLA.\nTheir proof-of-concept trial included 25 participants, aged 50 to 76, all with MCI (pre-Alzheimer\'s) or early-stage dementia.

Key Points: 
  • Kat Toups, Ann Hathaway, and Deborah Gordonalong with Dr. Dale Bredesen, a professor at UCLA.\nTheir proof-of-concept trial included 25 participants, aged 50 to 76, all with MCI (pre-Alzheimer\'s) or early-stage dementia.
  • The report concluded that a larger, randomized controlled trial is warranted, and this follow-up study is already in the works.
  • ; Henrianna Chung; Alan Boyd; Benjamin Hill, Ph.D.; Mouna Attarha, Ph.D.; Won Jong Chwa; Michael Jarrett, Ph.D; and Dale Bredesen, M.D.
  • This study was supported with funding by the Four Winds Foundation; performed in collaboration with QuesGen Systems, Inc. CRO.

Global Major Depressive Disorder Markets, Epidemiology and Patient Flow Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:15am

b'The "Global Major Depressive Disorder Epidemiology and Patient Flow - 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nGlobal Major Depressive Disorder Epidemiology and Patient Flow Analysis - 2021, provides Major Depressive Disorder epidemiology, demographics, and patient flow.

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  • b'The "Global Major Depressive Disorder Epidemiology and Patient Flow - 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nGlobal Major Depressive Disorder Epidemiology and Patient Flow Analysis - 2021, provides Major Depressive Disorder epidemiology, demographics, and patient flow.
  • The data is presented by Pharma G7 countries including the US, France, Spain, Italy, UK, Japan.\nThe research provides population data to characterize Major Depressive Disorder patients, history of the disease at the population level (Major Depressive Disorder prevalence, Major Depressive Disorder incidence) and at the clinical level (from diagnosis to treated patients).
  • It also helps to identify patient sub-groups (age, gender, sub-groups) to understand targeted population for research and development, commercialization.\nMajor Depressive Disorder patient flow: Major Depressive Disorder prevalence, diagnosed, and drug-treated patients\nDemographics: Major Depressive Disorder patients by age group, gender\nThe data from this research will help executives:\nEstablish basis for Major Depressive Disorder market sizing, assessing market potential, and developing drug forecast models\nIdentify Major Depressive Disorder patients segments through age groups, gender, and disease sub-types\nEvaluate Major Depressive Disorder market opportunities, identify target patient population\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005449/en/\n'

Christie Campus Health is Proud to Be a Partner for the First National 'Mental Health Action Day'

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 9:01pm

Mental Health Action Day, which was initiated by MTV Entertainment Group, is an open-source movement of brands, organizations and cultural leaders to drive culture from mental health awareness to mental health action.\nPartners will encourage people to take mental health action -- whether for themselves, for their loved ones or to advocate for systemic changes.

Key Points: 
  • Mental Health Action Day, which was initiated by MTV Entertainment Group, is an open-source movement of brands, organizations and cultural leaders to drive culture from mental health awareness to mental health action.\nPartners will encourage people to take mental health action -- whether for themselves, for their loved ones or to advocate for systemic changes.
  • Christie Campus Health is promoting Mental Health Action Day to all the colleges and universities they partner with, reaching over 400,000 students across the country.
  • Contact www.christiecampus.com for more information.\nMental Health Action Day is an open-source movement of brands, organizations and cultural leaders to drive culture from mental health awareness to mental health action.
  • The first Mental Health Action Day will take place on May 20, 2021 with a mission to encourage and empower people to take mental health action -- whether for themselves, for their loved ones or to advocate for systemic changes, because mental health is health.