Support after a natural disaster is essential to help a community get back on their feet and back to their normal routines. CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia is honored to participate in the Disaster Relief efforts for our state’s capitol and neighbor, Jefferson City. We’re the “Show Me” State – Let’s SHOW Jefferson City our Support!
View original article HERE. Join the American Society for Health Care Risk Management in Celebrating HRM Week, June 17-21, 2019. This week is time to show your appreciation for the work that risk management and patient safety professionals do to ensure that patients receive safe and trusted health care. This year’s theme is Leaders in Safe and Trusted Health Care. The theme celebrates the achievement of all health care risk management professionals; and highlights their leadership in advancing patient safety, reducing uncertainty and maximizing value across the health care enterprise. Purchase HRM Week Gifts It’s not too early to begin your preparations for HRM Week 2019. These gifts are an easy way to you to show your appreciation to your team and raise awareness of the risk management profession. This collection of HRM Week products, including the exciting NEW gifts, is now available to order. Start Shopping HRM Week Word Search Brush up on your health care risk management vocabulary...Read More >
See original article HERE. CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia is proud to recognize June as Men’s Health Month. Check out the infographic below for some quick facts about men, mental health, and mental illnesses. If you think you or a loved-one may be experiencing signs of a mental illness, visit www.mhascreening.org to take a free, quick and confidential screen for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD, and/or Alcohol or Substance Use problems.
Read original article HERE. If you live with a mental health condition and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning (LGBTQ), it’s important to prioritize your mental health. Not all members of the LGBTQ community will have the same experiences. However, discrimination, prejudice, denial of civil and human rights, harassment and family rejection are still tragically common for people with these identities. LGBTQ people with mental health conditions may also find themselves fighting a double stigma. Many will experience prejudice based on their sexual and/or gender identity as well as the stigma associated with mental illness. Confronting these challenges and mental health symptoms with an LGBTQ-inclusive therapist can lead to better outcomes, and even recovery. Early intervention, comprehensive treatment and family support are key to helping LGBTQ people live well with a mental health condition. But many people in this community struggle in silence—and face worse health outcomes as a result. LGB adults are more than twice as...Read More >
The Memorial Day holiday is a time to honor our fallen heroes. It is also important to recognize that, for some individuals, the holiday may be characterized by some of the following symptoms: Severe Depression Severe Anxiety Post Traumatic Stress Grief and Loss Isolation Substance Use CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia Can Help Call 855-623-7016 Toll Free or 573-615-2001 Main 24/7 for an Assessment at No Cost. CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia 1201 International Drive, Columbia, MO 65202
See original article on cnn.com HERE. Suicide rates for young girls are rising at a pace faster than that of boys, changing the established patterns that boys are more likely to die by suicide and that girls are more likely to consider it and attempt it, according to a new study. Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in in Columbus, Ohio analyzed suicide rates of US kids and teens ages 10 to 19 between 1975 and 2016 using the Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research database, run by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In that period, there were more than 85,000 suicides in kids and teens, with 80% in boys and 20% in girls. The rates of suicide peaked in 1993 and had been on the decline until 2007, when they again started to climb, according to the findings, published Friday in JAMA. Although boys were 3.8 times more likely than girls to kill themselves over the 40-year...Read More >
A message from the CEO: I am pleased to announce that Lisa L. has been selected Employee of the Month for February 2019. Lisa’s selection should not come as a surprise to anyone. Lisa has proven time and again that she is one of our finest. Smart, compassionate, thoughtful and one of the hardest workers I know, Lisa is a great nurse and a great colleague. The next time you work with Lisa or pass her in the hallway, let her know how great she is. Well done Lisa! Mike Talmo, CEO CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia
As we celebrate Hospital Week 2019, we would like to say “Thank You” to the AWESOME staff and administration of CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia for their dedication and commitment to help individuals and families lead happy, successful lives!
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There are many myths and misunderstandings about mental health conditions and how they are treated. Mike Talmo, CEO of CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia talks about the modern and effective treatment approaches used at the beautiful and new CenterPointe Hospital located off north Range Line Street in Columbia. The highly qualified and compassionate physicians and staff of CenterPointe Hospital treat each person as an individual with specific treatment needs. CenterPointe is here to help you through your difficult time and provide you with the tools needed to live a happy, successful life!