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

Oklahoma sports betting bill fails News

OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill that would have allowed tribes to offer sports betting for the first time in casinos has failed. Revenue from the bill would have bolstered public school funding. State Rep. Ken Luttrell, R-Ponca City, House author, said there “wasn’t any appetite for it” in the state Senate this year in part … Read more

‘Chaotic transition’: With mental health services diminished, Bozeman Health, Gallatin County try to fill gaps | Health

The Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital’s emergency room is seeing an influx of people seeking mental health care. The hospital has seen an increase – whether people are checking in voluntarily or being brought in by law enforcement – for the past four to six months, said Diane Patterson, the health care system’s chief nursing officer. … Read more

Hospital officials: New Vandalia Health System will improve access to care for West Virginians while reducing costs to hospitals State Journal News

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Mon Health System weathers pandemic storm to bring new services to communities | State Journal News

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) – After a year of tremendous challenges in the health care industry, the Mon Health System has managed to grow in both patient visits and revenue, with a continued focus on patient experience, according to the system’s president and CEO. The Mon Health System operates at about 50 sites, mostly in … Read more

Minority health prioritized in statewide grant program News

ELKHART – The Indiana Department of Health’s Minority Health Coalition is pushing area organizations to submit their grant proposals for the Together We Will community-based mini grant which will end June 2023. The Indiana Department of Education received a $ 34 million grant to support COVID-19 relief programming and vaccinations across the state. Of those … Read more

West Virginia’s Jill Rae Scarbro gets top honor from US Small Business Administration | State Journal News

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New middle school math, elementary science and social studies curricula approved at Williams Bay | Local News

Building on last month’s approval of a new Grades K-5 elementary mathematics curriculum at the elementary level, the Williams Bay School Board on April 25 approved implementation of a new Grades 6-8 middle school mathematics curriculum. The $ 22,993 five-year contract with Boston-based Houghton Mifflin Harcourt includes print and digital mathematics instruction curriculum and individual … Read more

Shanghai Eases Covid Restrictions. Tesla Is Among Reopened Businesses.

Text size Pedestrians along the Bund in front of buildings in the Lujiazui Financial District, Shanghai. The city is allowing more businesses to reopen as new Covid-19 cases fall. Qilai Shen / Bloomberg Shanghai continues to allow more businesses to resume operations, as the number of new Covid-19 cases falls and the city gradually loosens … Read more

Access to mental health care in Walla Walla Valley at crisis point | Opinion Columns

What is keeping me up at night? I am truly concerned for our community. We are living in a crisis that the longer it takes for us to address, the longer it will alter the future of our communities for generations to come. However, this crisis goes relatively unnoticed until a tragedy calls our attention … Read more