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Stewart and Judy Colton, W’62: $50 million donation for the Colton Center for Autoimmunity at the Perelman School of Medicine

Stewart and Judy Colton, W’62: $50 million donation for the Colton Center for Autoimmunity at the Perelman School of Medicine A $50 million gift from Stewart and Judy Colton, W’62, will accelerate the existing Colton Center for Autoimmunity at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine into an international center for autoimmune research and …

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Johnson County Mental Health Center will hire more operators for its crisis hotline

Johnson County Mental Health Center will hire more operators for its crisis hotline

CRISIS LINE IT’S RACHEL EVERY TIME THE PHONE RINGS. OKAY LET ME SEE IF I CAN FIND IT. WHO THIS COULD BE. RACHEL LLOYD HAS NO IDEA WHAT TO EXPECT. OUR. HAS SHE TAKEN PILLS OR HAS BEEN WITH JOHNSON COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH FOR ALMOST TWO DECADES. WE HAVE SOME DAYS WHERE IT’S LITERALLY NON-STOP …

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The new Vivent Health site in Austin houses all of the services for people living with HIV that it had provided in three different locations.  A $1 million grant from the St. David's Foundation was part of the $5 million project.

Vivent Health’s new center opened as its community faced monkeypox

We forgot about HIV. Or at least many people who have not been affected by the disease have stopped thinking about it. New classes of drugs have allowed people with the virus to live longer, healthier lives and have made it undetectable. Then this summer’s monkeypox outbreak happened, bringing back memories of the 1980s AIDS …

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Latine Instructor at NJ Pride Center helps people find their creativity

Leticia Viloria started the virtual class with questions, a few laughs and a different task for each of the half-dozen participants. “Create a story using only words you have made up,” Viloria asked one attendee. “Say hello or introduce yourself to someone you don’t know,” she told another. She encouraged everyone on the Zoom call …

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Emerging Industry Leaders: Oren J Mechanic of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Emerging Industry Leaders: Oren J Mechanic of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Oren J Mechanic, MD, MBA, MPH, director of telehealth and medical director of Harvard Medical School Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, is one of 10 up-and-coming healthcare leaders featured in the feature annual Managed Healthcare Executive . Oren J Mechanic, MD, MBA, MPH I grew up in Chapel Hill, NC, a …

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Butler County leaders delay mental health crisis center

Butler County leaders delay mental health crisis center

BUTLER COUNTY — Butler County officials have put the brakes on creating an emergency mental health crisis stabilization center because more detailed plans and cost estimates are needed before proposals can be called for. Scott Rasmus, executive director of the Butler County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Services Board, hoped to issue a request for …

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Historical Society and Averitt Center for the Arts Host Annual "Ol' Scarecrow Statesboro" Medicine Show for Bulloch County Third Graders - AllOnGeorgia

Historical Society and Averitt Center for the Arts Host Annual “Ol’ Scarecrow Statesboro” Medicine Show for Bulloch County Third Graders – AllOnGeorgia

Russell Scarecrow and Jim teach children about local history / Bulloch Co Schools This week, the Bulloch County Historical Society, in partnership with the Averitt Center for the Arts, held its annual “Ol’ Scarecrow Statesboro” medicine show for third graders from public and private elementary schools in Bulloch County. For 14 years, local puppeteers have …

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Ohio's 'Parents Bill of Rights': Sponsors say mental health front and center, critics say it's dangerous

Ohio’s ‘Parents Bill of Rights’: Sponsors say mental health front and center, critics say it’s dangerous

Ohio Rep. Sara Carruthers says her Parents Bill of Rights Act may have a similar name to some of the country’s most restrictive bills, but this bill isn’t the one. the. Carruthers, R-Hamilton and the bill’s co-sponsor, Ohio Rep. DJ Swearingen, R-Huron, said Bill 722 would ensure public schools are transparent with parents in how …

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Maryland Recovery Center Treats Burnout and Stress in First Responders

Maryland Recovery Center Treats Burnout and Stress in First Responders

HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. — Ken Beyer can’t think of a day in the past few months where his phone hasn’t floated with calls, texts and emails from a police department, a sheriff’s office or fire station seeking help for an employee. A patrol officer threatens to commit suicide with his service weapon before roll …

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