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Alcohol Use Has Increased During COVID-19

– Michael S. Pollard, PhD; Joan S. Tucker, PhD; Harold D. Green Jr, PhD Introduction As stay-at-home orders began in some US states as a mitigation strategy for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) transmission, Nielsen reported a 54%increase in national sales of alcohol for the week ending March 21, 2020, compared with 1 year before; online […]

Depression Can Be Treated

While mental health conditions such as depression are common, they are treatable and individuals can go on to recover and lead full and productive lives. Symptoms of Clinical Depression Persistent sad, anxious or “empty” mood Sleeping too much or too little, middle of the night or early morning waking Reduced appetite and weight loss, or […]

National Depression Screening Day October 8, 2020

Roughly 40 million adults in the U.S. struggle with depression or anxiety. Not to mention the family, friends, and coworkers that are also impacted. National Depression Screening Day is held annually on October 8. It’s important for many reasons. First, it can help people make an informed diagnosis. It also drags depression out of the […]

CenterPointe Behavioral Health System Promotes National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

October was first declared as National Substance Abuse Prevention Month in 2011. Since then, October has been a time to highlight the vital role of substance abuse prevention in both individual and community health, to remember those who have lost their lives to substance abuse, to acknowledge those in recovery, as well as children, parents, […]

CenterPointe Behavioral Health System Welcomes Jim Shaheen, VP of Outpatient Development

Brentwood, TN – CenterPointe Behavioral Health System is pleased to welcome Jim Shaheen as Vice President of Outpatient Development. Jim brings over 30 years of corporate and senior executive experience with several prestigious behavioral health companies including, Founder and President of Strategic Behavioral Health, Keystone Education and Youth Services/Universal Health Services, Charter Health, Rivendell Psychiatric […]

Freedom from addiction and hope for a brighter future at The Changing Pointe

It takes courage to seek help for addiction. The team at The Changing Pointe at CenterPointe Hospital in St. Charles celebrates courage every day as a key step to freedom from addiction. “The good news is that addiction is treatable,” says Dr. Raafea Malik, the medical director of The Changing Pointe, which has been helping […]

Mental Health, Substance Use and Suicidal Ideation Has Increased During COVID-19

Read original article from the CDC HERE The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been associated with mental health challenges related to the morbidity and mortality caused by the disease and to mitigation activities, including the impact of physical distancing and stay-at-home orders.* Symptoms of anxiety disorder and depressive disorder increased considerably in the United […]

CenterPointe Behavioral Health System Ranks in Inc. 5000 Annual List of Fastest Growing Companies

CenterPointe Behavioral Health System Ranks No. 4882 on the 2020 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 58.53 Percent NEW YORK, August 12, 2020 – Inc. magazine today revealed that CenterPointe Behavioral Health System, LLC (CBHS) is No. 4882 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. […]

Race, Racism and Mental Health Resources

As healthcare professionals, it is imperative that we have a deep understanding of race and racism and that we provide a healing environment for those affected by racial trauma and oppression. Below are resources on race, racism and mental health.  We hope you’ll join us in listening, learning and applying this knowledge to your programs […]

Act Now To Get Ahead of A Mental Health Crisis, Specialists Advise U.S.

St. Louis Public Radio May 13, 20206:00 AM ET Yuki Noguchi Correspondent, Business Desk Mental health specialists are working now to bolster the resilience of Americans who are suffering from feelings of despair — in hopes of preventing increases in suicides among people who are under increased pressure during the coronavirus pandemic. Time is of […]

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