Wellness/Preventive Care

Jul 26, 2021
Nationwide Children’s launched a national movement On Our Sleeves to break stigmas around children’s mental health in 2018, and in March 2020 opened Big Lots Behavioral health pavilion, a new comprehensive behavioral health treatment and research pavilion for children and adolescents.
May 21, 2021
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended screening adults without symptoms or other risks for colorectal cancer starting at age 45. The panel has long recommended screening adults aged 50-75, but about one-quarter in this age group remain unscreened. 
Apr 21, 2021
Access to behavioral health care unfortunately remains difficult due to the shortage of providers, stigma, lack of a true connected continuum of care, and more. This series of case studies featuring the innovative work of hospitals and health systems and their community partners, details how…
Apr 20, 2021
WakeMed Health & Hospitals faced a behavioral health crisis in the system’s seven emergency departments in 2017. Patients waited for days to get access to acute inpatient services. Today, a high-performance, multidisciplinary network of inpatient, outpatient and community-benefit…
Apr 20, 2021
In Tampa Bay and West Central Florida, 1 in 6 people live with depression and 1 in 12 have a substance use disorder. Leaders from a broad representation of health care systems, agencies, elected officials, insurance companies, large employers and community service agencies recognized that they…
Apr 20, 2021
Rural areas have the highest rates of suicide and drug overdoses in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Avera Behavioral Health offers a full suite of behavioral health care services including a comprehensive eCARE telehealth solution delivering services in…
Apr 14, 2021
As hospital and health system clinicians and staff continue to take on the COVID-19 pandemic, they are experiencing stress and anxiety at a new level. To mark Stress Awareness Month, the AHA reminds those in the health care workforce of the many resources available during this tumultuous time.
Apr 13, 2021
Hackensack Meridian Health’s clinical experts have learned a wide variety of important lessons and strategies for managing COVID-19’s toll on mental health, write three of the health system’s leaders.
Apr 12, 2021
Hackensack Meridian Health’s clinical experts have learned a wide variety of important lessons and strategies for managing COVID-19’s toll on mental health, write three of the health system’s leaders. Read more about the steps Hackensack took to improve the mental health of its workforce and how…
Jan 11, 2021
The National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center recently released two resources highlighting tips to help individuals cope and survive during a crisis. The first resource outlines 12 self-help tips for coping in the aftermath of the attack on the U.S. Capitol last week.