Mental health

Cybin to Present at the H.C. Wainwright Psychedelics in Psychiatry and Beyond Virtual Conference on June 17th

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:15pm

Mr. Drysdale will also be participating in a panel discussion at 9:00AM ET: Disruptive Psychopharmacology An Introduction to Psychedelics and the Coming Revolution in Psychiatry.

Key Points: 
  • Mr. Drysdale will also be participating in a panel discussion at 9:00AM ET: Disruptive Psychopharmacology An Introduction to Psychedelics and the Coming Revolution in Psychiatry.
  • Cybin is a leading biotechnology company focused on progressing psychedelic therapeutics by utilizing proprietary drug discovery platforms, innovative drug delivery systems, novel formulation approaches and treatment regimens for psychiatric disorders.
  • Certain statements in this news release related to the Company are forward-looking statements and are prospective in nature.
  • Any references to quality, consistency, efficacy and safety of potential products do not imply that Cybin verified such in clinical trials or that Cybin will complete such trials.

Government of Canada invests millions into mental health and distress centres

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 5:00pm

Distress centres are a vital part of our community providing mental health support and resources to those in need.

Key Points: 
  • Distress centres are a vital part of our community providing mental health support and resources to those in need.
  • Across the country, these centres are seeing a surge in demand for mental health services.
  • Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced an investment of $9,275,000 in 57 distress centres in Canada through the Public Health Agency of Canada.This investment will support a range of distress centres across the country, including in rural and remote areas.
  • This funding announcement is part of a mental health investment through the Fall 2020 Economic Statement, which provided $93 million dollars in overall funding to support mental health initiatives.

Behavioural/Mental Health Software Market worth $4.9 billion by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 4:30pm

The major factors driving the growth of behavioral health software market are the increasing adoption of behavioral health software, availability of government funding, government initiatives to encourage EHR adoption in behavioral health organizations, favorable behavioral health reforms in the US, and high demand for mental health services amidst provider shortage.

Key Points: 
  • The major factors driving the growth of behavioral health software market are the increasing adoption of behavioral health software, availability of government funding, government initiatives to encourage EHR adoption in behavioral health organizations, favorable behavioral health reforms in the US, and high demand for mental health services amidst provider shortage.
  • The support services segment is expected to account for the largest share of the behavioral health software market, by components in 2021
    Based on components, the mental health software market is segmented into software and support services.
  • Based on end users, the behavioral health software market has been segmented into community clinics, hospitals, and private practices.
  • On the basis of region, the behavioral health software market has been segmented into four major regions, namely, North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific and rest of the world.

Behavioural/Mental Health Software Market worth $4.9 billion by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 4:30pm

The major factors driving the growth of behavioral health software market are the increasing adoption of behavioral health software, availability of government funding, government initiatives to encourage EHR adoption in behavioral health organizations, favorable behavioral health reforms in the US, and high demand for mental health services amidst provider shortage.

Key Points: 
  • The major factors driving the growth of behavioral health software market are the increasing adoption of behavioral health software, availability of government funding, government initiatives to encourage EHR adoption in behavioral health organizations, favorable behavioral health reforms in the US, and high demand for mental health services amidst provider shortage.
  • The support services segment is expected to account for the largest share of the behavioral health software market, by components in 2021
    Based on components, the mental health software market is segmented into software and support services.
  • Based on end users, the behavioral health software market has been segmented into community clinics, hospitals, and private practices.
  • On the basis of region, the behavioral health software market has been segmented into four major regions, namely, North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific and rest of the world.

Medifast Survey Finds 93% of U.S. Adults Set Health Goals

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:30pm

Six months into 2021, this new study, which surveyed 1,230 U.S. adults, found that almost all U.S. adults (93%) have health and wellness goals and 84% are actively working toward achieving them.

Key Points: 
  • Six months into 2021, this new study, which surveyed 1,230 U.S. adults, found that almost all U.S. adults (93%) have health and wellness goals and 84% are actively working toward achieving them.
  • 86% of U.S. adults say focusing on mindfulness and their mental health is an important goal for them.
  • The #1 reason U.S. adults want to prioritize their health and wellness is to feel better, both physically and mentally (76%).
  • Additionally, 55% of Americans say that seeing physical results motivates them to stay on top of their health and wellness goals.

Spero Health Responds to High Rate of Drug Overdose Deaths With New Clinic in Cambridge

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 11:56am

Responding directly to this urgent need, Spero Health, a national leader in providing care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders announced it will open a new clinic in Cambridge, OH.

Key Points: 
  • Responding directly to this urgent need, Spero Health, a national leader in providing care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders announced it will open a new clinic in Cambridge, OH.
  • Spero Health has a growing network of over 55 clinics throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Indiana, providing care for more than 9,000 patients.
  • As these deaths continue to increase, Spero Health remains committed to bringing lifesaving treatment to areas most in need with continued plans to expand rapidly throughout 2021.
  • It inflamed already out of control public health crises drug addiction and drug overdose deaths.

Wellview Recognized with 2021 WELCOA Trailblazer Award for Innovation in Population Care

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) has announced that Wellview is a 2021 Well-Being Trailblazer Award recipient for their proactive, population care solution that uses behavioral data to connect employees to highest-value health resources in a hyper-personalized, simple, and cost-sustainable way.

Key Points: 
  • The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) has announced that Wellview is a 2021 Well-Being Trailblazer Award recipient for their proactive, population care solution that uses behavioral data to connect employees to highest-value health resources in a hyper-personalized, simple, and cost-sustainable way.
  • This first-ever Well-Being Trailblazer competition sought to find and award the nation's most innovative worksite well-being companies.
  • After a rigorous review, Archetype Solutions Group and WELCOA selected Wellview from a pool of hundreds of entries.
  • Wellview is the leading digital health platform offering population care services to employers looking to reduce costs and improve clinical outcomes.

Mintal Launches Premium White Noise Machine for Healthier Sleep

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 8:00pm

Mintal, an emerging wellness and lifestyle brand whose goal is to help users achieve healthier sleep and improve their overall well-being, today launched its flagship Mintal White Noise Machine.

Key Points: 
  • Mintal, an emerging wellness and lifestyle brand whose goal is to help users achieve healthier sleep and improve their overall well-being, today launched its flagship Mintal White Noise Machine.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210610005853/en/
    Mintal White Noise Machine (Photo: Business Wire)
    The device features eight built-in natural sounds, including waves, river, campfire, rain, thunder, wind, birds and white noise.
  • The Mintal White Noise Machine comes with a free three-month premium subscription valued at $45 to Mintal Sleep, the ultimate sleep and relaxation app aimed at reducing anxiety and promoting better sleep.
  • Mintal Sleep is the ultimate sleep and relaxation app, aimed at reducing anxiety and promoting better sleep.

Highlights - Gender perspective and Recovery and Resilience Facility - 15.06.2021 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 8:03pm

Last September the FEMM Committee has adopted an opinion on the proposal for a regulation "Establishing a Recovery and Resilience Facility" where the inclusion of the gender perspective in the national plans and implementation of RRF is emphasized.

Key Points: 
  • Last September the FEMM Committee has adopted an opinion on the proposal for a regulation "Establishing a Recovery and Resilience Facility" where the inclusion of the gender perspective in the national plans and implementation of RRF is emphasized.
  • Members will debate these aspects together with Cline Gauer, DG in charge of the Recovery and Resilience Task Force.
  • Responsible for RRF together with ECFIN, Ms Gauer leads this Task Force within the commission's secretariat-general that oversees the rollout of the recovery and resilience plans, which member states are in the midst of submitting.

Acorn Health Acquires LEAP Behavior Analysis in Tennessee

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:38pm

Acorn Health, a national provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is pleased to announce the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of LEAP Behavior Analysis (LEAP or the Company).

Key Points: 
  • Acorn Health, a national provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is pleased to announce the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of LEAP Behavior Analysis (LEAP or the Company).
  • The Company is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Acorn Health of Tennessee, and will operate under the Acorn Health brand.
  • We are excited to welcome LEAP into the Acorn Health network of high-quality ABA centers, said Vicki Kroviak, CEO of Acorn Health.
  • Acorn Health is a national provider of applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder with locations in Michigan, Illinois, Virginia, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.