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CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia Holiday Open House and Lecture, December 13, 2019

You are cordially invited to attend a Holiday Open House & Lecture FEATURING A LECTURE ON: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS): An Effective Treatment for Depression by Shannon Beck, MBA & Kristina Ray, BSN, RN, both from NeuroStar Agara Reddy, MD, and Kori Owens, RMA, CenterPointe Hospital TMS Program Meet Jim Gallagher, CEO, CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia and our CenterPointe Managers & Staff DATE: Friday, December 13, 2019 TIME: Open House: Come any time between 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Luncheon Refreshments, Door Prizes, Tour of the TMS Suite TMS Lecture: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. LOCATION: CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia Main Entrance 1201 International Drive (off North Range Line Street) Columbia, Missouri 65202 CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT FOR LECTURE: Approved for one (1) CE credit for Social Workers, Counselors and Addiction Counselors. All participants will receive a certificate of attendance to submit to their respective licensing board at the end of the lecture. No Cost for CE Credit! RSVP: To register, please send...Read More >

CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia Announces the September 2019 Employee of the Month Award to Allison B.!

CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia is pleased to announce that Allison B. has been named the September 2019 Employee of the Month! Here are some comments made by Allison’s colleagues: Allison did an amazing job during her transition into the Staffing Coordinator position. She jumped right into learning the duties and responsibilities of the Tech role. Allison fills in gaps in the schedule whenever necessary. She does her best to accommodate staff needs when making the schedule. And, Allison ALWAYS has a smile and a friendly Hello for everyone, creating a positive environment. Congratulations, Allison! From the Administration and Staff of CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia

CenterPointe Columbia Outpatient Clinic Has MOVED!

WE’VE MOVED TO  A NEW LOCATION: 1201 International Drive Columbia, MO 65202 (off North Range Line St.) Phone: 573-615-2010 Outpatient Services Offering the same outstanding services! Outpatient  Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Staffed with Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners & Licensed Counselors Psychiatry Outpatient Services for Adults, Adolescents & Children Medication-assisted Treatment, including Suboxone Intensive Outpatient  Program For more information or to schedule an appointment, call  573-615-2010

Happy 1st Year Anniversary to CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia! October 31, 2019

Thank you to our physicians, administration and staff for their compassion and commitment to excellence in providing the highest quality of care for all those who walk through our doors. We thank our patients for allowing us to serve you. We applaud you on your bravery and we make it our promise to help you resume living the healthy and happy life that you deserve. To our community partners, we value our collaboration with you which has greatly benefited the patients we mutually serve. We look forward to continuing to build successful partnerships that increase access to a continuum of behavioral healthcare in our community. From the Administration, Physicians and Staff of CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia    

Columbia Public Schools Outreach Counselors Visit CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia

Working closely with community organizations and providers is essential to ensure effective continuity of care for youth. Toward this end, Outreach Counselors from Columbia Public Schools visited therapists and staff from the Stepping Stones Child & Adolescent Program at CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia. CenterPointe’s Stepping Stones Child &  Adolescent Program provides assessment, evaluation and crisis stabilization for youth ages 8 to 17 years of age who are experiencing emotional issues. For more information about CenterPointe’s Stepping Stones Child Adolescent Program click HERE.

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day November 23rd

Survivor Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather around the world at events in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. On Saturday, November 23, 2019, loss survivors will gather around the globe in small and large events while growing together in their grief journey. Each event is unique and offers various programing, however each event site will feature an AFSP produced documentary that offers a message of growth, resilience and connection. FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE.

ADHD Awareness Month

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition in which characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. ADHD is most commonly diagnosed in young people. An estimated 8.8% of children aged 4-17 have ADHD. While ADHD is usually diagnosed in childhood, it does not only affect children. An estimated 4.4% of adults aged 18-44 have ADHD. With treatment, people with ADHD can be successful in school, work and lead productive lives. Researchers are using new tools such as brain imaging to better understand the condition and to find more effective ways to treat and prevent ADHD. Symptoms While some behaviors associated with ADHD are “normal” and not a cause for concern to most people, someone with ADHD will have trouble controlling these behaviors and will show them much more frequently and for longer than 6 months. Signs of inattention include: Becoming easily distracted, and jumping from activity to activity. Becoming bored with a task quickly. Difficulty focusing attention or completing a single task or...Read More >

How To Have A Healthy Halloween! 👻

Too much Halloween candy got you spooked? Try some of these healthy tips for party snacks and trick-or-treats. Ideas so good, it’s scary! Curb the Candy Craze The kids look adorable in their costumes and are counting down the days until October 31! Are you ready for the sugar rush? With a little creativity, you can find fun ways to include some healthy options in the mix, whether you’re having a party with friends or trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. Try these tips to make your Halloween festivities a little healthier for your family, party guests and trick-or-treaters. For the Trick-or-Treater Fill up first. What kid doesn’t want to eat their favorite candy right when it goes into their trick-or-treat bag? Having a healthy meal BEFORE your kids go trick-or-treating can reduce their temptation to snack while walking or to overindulge, because their tummies will be full. Bag the monster bag. Choose or make a smaller collection container for your child and...Read More >

Depression and Caregiving

Strategies to Help Yourself Depressive disorders can make one feel exhausted, helpless, and hopeless. Such negative thoughts and feelings make some people feel like giving up. It is important to realize that these negative views are part of the depression and may not accurately reflect the situation. Below are guidelines adapted from the National Institute of Mental Health offering recommendations for dealing with depression. Set realistic goals in light of the depression. You may not be able to accomplish as much as you are accustomed to when you are feeling well. Break large tasks into small ones, set some priorities, and do what you can as you can. Try to be with other people and to confide in someone you know and trust; it is often better than suffering alone. Participate in activities that may make you feel better, such as exercise, going to a movie or ballgame, or attending a religious, social, or community event. Expect your mood to...Read More >

Out of the Darkness Community Walk at Stephens Lake Park

The Columbia Out of the Darkness Community Walk to End Suicide united the community through remembrance, hope and support.

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