Mental health

Philadelphia Business Community Leaders Announce Philadelphia Regional Recharge and Recovery Initiative Recommendations to Jumpstart Economy

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:23pm

The Recharge and Recovery Task Force intentionally focus on key initiatives that require a sense of urgency, collaboration, and resources.

Key Points: 
  • The Recharge and Recovery Task Force intentionally focus on key initiatives that require a sense of urgency, collaboration, and resources.
  • The Recharge and Recovery initiative is a brilliant, brilliant example of what we can achieve through collaboration like this.
  • The Recharge and Recovery Task Force brings together key leaders within the community to work collaboratively to accelerate job and economic growth through a series of recommendations and actions.
  • More than 120 diverse business, civic and government leaders are leading the initiative.

Canopy Children’s Solutions Partners with Baptist Memorial Health Care to “Illuminate Hope” on World Mental Health Day

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 4:00pm

Canopy Childrens Solutions (Canopy), alongside Baptist Memorial Health Care, is excited to Illuminate Hope Hope Takes Flight on World Mental Health Day on October 10, 2020.

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  • Canopy Childrens Solutions (Canopy), alongside Baptist Memorial Health Care, is excited to Illuminate Hope Hope Takes Flight on World Mental Health Day on October 10, 2020.
  • Baptist Memorial Health Care is proud to join with Canopy Childrens Solutions on World Mental Health Day to help raise awareness of mental health issues and resources, said Caitlin Hayden, system community outreach senior coordinator for Baptist Memorial Health Care.
  • ABOUT CANOPY CHILDRENS SOLUTIONS: Canopy Childrens Solutions is Mississippis largest and most comprehensive nonprofit provider of childrens behavioral health, educational and social service solutions.
  • ABOUT BAPTIST MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE: One of the countrys largest not-for-profit health care systems, Baptist Memorial Health Care offers a full continuum of care to communities throughout the Mid-South.

Compass Health Celebrates Virtual Building Communities of Hope Gala by Honoring Client Stories on World Mental Health Day

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:53pm

Compass Health , Northwest Washingtons behavioral healthcare leader, is proud to honor client stories and voices at its fourth-annual Building Communities of Hope Gala fundraiser, planned for October 10, 2020.

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  • Compass Health , Northwest Washingtons behavioral healthcare leader, is proud to honor client stories and voices at its fourth-annual Building Communities of Hope Gala fundraiser, planned for October 10, 2020.
  • The virtual event, which coincides with World Mental Health Day, will be streamed live on YouTube, and proceeds from the evening will support Compass Healths child, youth and family services.
  • Were thrilled to take this opportunity to truly amplify the voices of our clients in our first-ever virtual Gala.
  • The evening will feature an address by Sebastian followed by a video presentation led by Amanda, a Compass Health client and team member.

Emergency Physicians Recognize National Physician Suicide Awareness Day

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:08pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In recognition of National Physician Suicide Awareness Day today, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) applauds efforts to protect our health care heroes on the frontlines and calls for meaningful change to break down barriers that prevent emergency physicians and other health care professionals from seeking mental health treatment.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In recognition of National Physician Suicide Awareness Day today, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) applauds efforts to protect our health care heroes on the frontlines and calls for meaningful change to break down barriers that prevent emergency physicians and other health care professionals from seeking mental health treatment.
  • "Today, we recognize lost colleagues and prioritize efforts to empower every emergency physician to get the mental health care they need," said Dr. Jaquis.
  • Even before the pandemic, nearly two-thirds of emergency physicians said they experienced burnout on the job.
  • Research indicates that in the U.S. alone about 6,000 emergency physicians contemplated suicide in 2018, with nearly 400 attempting to take their life.

Fourth Annual “I’m Listening” Broadcast to Air on All Entercom Stations Nationwide

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:30pm

The two-hour special will air nationwide and, for the first time, in primetime on Wednesday, September 23 at 6:00 p.m. local time across more than 230 Entercom stations and RADIO.COM livestream.

Key Points: 
  • The two-hour special will air nationwide and, for the first time, in primetime on Wednesday, September 23 at 6:00 p.m. local time across more than 230 Entercom stations and RADIO.COM livestream.
  • As the largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, we applaud Entercom for its Im Listening campaign.
  • Im Listening is a part of Entercom Serves, the Companys social impact platform that raises awareness of social issues and brings communities together for good.
  • Im Listening aims to encourage those who are dealing with mental health issues to understand they are not alone.

Highland Therapeutics Announces New Chief Commercial Officer and Appointment of Chief Scientific Officer

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:25pm

Mr. Danny Villeneuve has assumed the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and Dr. Bev Incledon has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Ironshore Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc., respectively.

Key Points: 
  • Mr. Danny Villeneuve has assumed the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and Dr. Bev Incledon has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Ironshore Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc., respectively.
  • I have no doubt Dr. Incledon will continue to excel in his role as Chief Scientific Officer.
  • Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Villeneuve said, I am excited to be joining Ironshore in the capacity of Chief Commercial Officer to help bring JORNAY PM to a broader audience of patients and prescribers.
  • Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Highland Therapeutics Inc. based in Toronto, Canada.

Naturally Slim Announces Appointment of Tim Roberts, Former Fitbit Executive, to Board of Directors

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:12pm

Naturally Slim (NS), a digital behavioral health company focused on metabolic syndrome (MetS) reversal, diabetes prevention, and weight management within the employer-sponsored space, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Tim Roberts to its board of directors.

Key Points: 
  • Naturally Slim (NS), a digital behavioral health company focused on metabolic syndrome (MetS) reversal, diabetes prevention, and weight management within the employer-sponsored space, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Tim Roberts to its board of directors.
  • NS mission to support participants and teach the necessary skills to improve their physical and mental health is now more important than ever .
  • Im thrilled to welcome Tim a true visionary and industry heavyweight as a new member of our board of directors, said Rob Butler, Chief Executive Officer, Naturally Slim.
  • Naturally Slim has developed a clinically proven and successful curriculum that participants can access anywhere and anytime, delivering truly life-changing results .

According to Mental Health Index: Employees' Ability to Focus Attention and Complete Tasks Down 31%

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:08pm

According to the Mental Health Index: U.S. Worker Edition , sustained attention, the driver of task completion, is down 31% in August when compared to February pre-pandemic.

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  • According to the Mental Health Index: U.S. Worker Edition , sustained attention, the driver of task completion, is down 31% in August when compared to February pre-pandemic.
  • Now is the time for employers to implement programs and support systems to combat the stigma and discrimination that often comes with mental health conditions."
  • The brain assessments used to compile the Mental Health Index were taken weekly from February 3 to August 30, 2020.
  • Total Brain is a mental health and brain performance self-monitoring and self-care platform that has more than 950,000 registered users.

Rapidly Growing Community for the Unmarried and Kid-Free Aims to Reduce Societal Stigma

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

That's why Tony Endelman, an author, blogger, certified professional life coach and entrepreneur founded NOMANOKI, a blog and online community specifically for the unmarried and kid-free.

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  • That's why Tony Endelman, an author, blogger, certified professional life coach and entrepreneur founded NOMANOKI, a blog and online community specifically for the unmarried and kid-free.
  • NOMANOKI, which is short for 'NO MARRIAGE, NO KIDS' aims to reduce the stigma around being an adult who is unmarried and kid-free, while challenging the notion that getting married and having kids is the only path to fulfilment.
  • NOMANOKI also aims to provide a judgment-free community for individuals and couples living the 'NOMANOKI' lifestyle and it seems to be catching on.
  • While NOMANOKI hopes to reduce the societal stigma around being unmarried and kid-free, it also aims to promote emotional health and well-being.

Accolade Introduces First Employer Health and Benefits Solution that Integrates Employee Mental and Physical Healthcare

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Accolade (NASDAQ: ACCD), a personalized health and benefits solution for employers, health plans and their members, announces a new solution that integrates mental and physical healthcare for better employee health and reduced healthcare costs.

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  • SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Accolade (NASDAQ: ACCD), a personalized health and benefits solution for employers, health plans and their members, announces a new solution that integrates mental and physical healthcare for better employee health and reduced healthcare costs.
  • The new Mental Health Integrated Care solution is in partnership with Ginger , the leader in on-demand mental healthcare.
  • Accolade addresses physical health needs, including member medication adherence and barriers to physical and mental health, and collaborates with the member's primary care physician.
  • "Accolade Mental Health Integrated Care is a comprehensive solution for employers to manage the combined effects of physical and mental health issues in their populations and based on decades of research demonstrating positive impact on health outcomes and cost-savings."