Central Florida health care systems rethink nursing amid shortage – Orlando Sentinel

Natalie M. Powell, a licensed practical nurse from Miramar, left her job eight months ago to join a health care staffing agency and never looked back. For years, she worked 60-hour weeks at rehabilitation and group home facilities. As her colleagues burned out, left for staffing agencies or quit the profession altogether during the pandemic, … Read more

Alaina Coates discusses mental health, therapy, Turkey

INDIANAPOLIS – Alaina Coates has experienced peaks most people only dream of, but to find herself again, the Indiana Fever center had to take a hard look in the mirror and analyze the valleys. She couldn’t outrun what she was feeling, not after everything she’d been through. So, in order to save her career, Coates … Read more

NYC’s Flatiron district is reborn as a women’s health services hub

On an unassuming corner near Union Square in downtown Manhattan, a slow creep of new businesses have cropped up over the last few months, occupying storefronts that previously housed retailers more typical of lower Fifth Avenue — a now-vacated Eddie Bauer outpost, Bobby Flay’s legendary restaurant Mesa Grill, which shuttered in 2013, and British lingerie … Read more

COLLIER COUNTY ANNOUNCES TOBACCO FREE FLORIDA WEEK

MAY 8-14, WILL FOCUS ON MENTAL HEALTH, TOBACCO CESSATION “Mental Health Equals Mental Wealth: Overcoming the Influences of Tobacco on the Mind” theme to encourage awareness, encouragement and support for cessation Naples, Fla. – Each year, Tobacco Free Florida and Collier County announce Tobacco Free Florida Week as the beginning of an initiative focusing on … Read more

Topping out ceremony held for Larimer County Behavioral Health facility – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Construction on Larimer County’s new 55,000 square-foot behavioral health facility reached a milestone on Friday when the last piece of structural steel framing was prepared for placement. Officials from Larimer County joined representatives from SummitStone Health Partners and the construction team to mark the occasion and autograph the beam, although windy conditions at the site … Read more

Kootenai Behavioral Health closes addiction recovery programs and outpatient psychiatry clinic, cites funding and staff shortages | Idaho News

“Actually, Kootenai Health agrees with those that are upset about our decision to temporarily close the addiction recovery program,” he wrote NORTHERN IDAHO – Kootenai Health, the leading provider of behavioral health services for northern Idaho residents, has announced the temporary closure of their addiction recovery programs and the outpatient Kootenai Clinic Psychiatry practice due … Read more

Press Releases Press | Chair’s Newsroom | Chair

05.13.22 Senator Murray: “This is hard work, and we owe it to our first responders to make sure they have all the support they need.” *** LISTEN TO SENATOR MURRAY’S FULL ROUNDTABLE HERE*** (Seattle, WA) – US Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, Pensions Committee, hosted a roundtable with first … Read more