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The Dangers of Substance Abuse in the Workplace

By Buddy T Buddy T is an anonymous writer and founding member of the Online Al-Anon Outreach Committee with decades of experience writing about alcoholism. Alcohol and drug abuse by employees cause many expensive problems for business and industry ranging from lost productivity, injuries, and an increase in health insurance claims. The loss to companies […]

Buddy Turner, CEO and Executive Chairman, CenterPointe Behavioral Health System

The health and safety of our patients and staff is our highest priority. After working closely with the Missouri Department of Health and the Missouri Hospital Association, CenterPointe Behavioral Health System (CBHS) has been able to provide the COVID-19 vaccination to hundreds of staff throughout our hospital system, as well as to other community healthcare […]

CenterPointe Hospital health care workers receive first dose of COVID vaccine

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 […]

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