A group of 40 students met Wednesday night to build an action plan to create change at Ohio State. Credit: Lydia Gingerich Lantern reporter More than 40 students gathered in the Ohio Union late Thursday evening to discuss mental health on campus. The meeting stemmed from recent tragedies that occurred involving the parking garage next door, events many people show the need for better mental health services and resources on Ohio State’s campus. The meeting began with a moment of silence to remember those who died. While the somber events of the previous week wore heavy on the group, they also served to embolden students to speak up about specific issues regarding comprehensive mental health care on Ohio State’s campus. The students came ready with plans to call the administration and demand change. The group began organizing Saturday, when Ryan Meadows, a fourth-year in mathematics, wrote on Reddit that he was frustrated with the way Ohio State has failed to provide … [Read more...] about Students build movement to better mental health resources at Ohio State
Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth has acquired Bayonne Community Mental Health Center, a 46-year-old independent facility specializing in treating substance abuse and providing child- and family-therapy programs. The center will operate as part of the Behavioral Health and Psychiatry unit of Trinitas. “This transition to ownership by Trinitas promises to be as seamless as possible,” said explained Joseph Kadian, CEO of Bayonne CMHC. “There are no plans for any interruption or major changes in the name, services, personnel, hours, location or anything else that would impact the clientele or the community.” … [Read more...] about Trinitas acquires Bayonne mental health facility
By Emilie Munson Published 2:20 pm, Thursday, April 12, 2018 Photo: Emilie Munson Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 State Rep. Brenda Kupchick, R-Fairfield, and Sen. Ted Kennedy, Jr., D-Branford, supported a bill requiring insurance companies to provide more data on mental health services to the state at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn. on Thursday, April 12, 2018. less State Rep. Brenda Kupchick, R-Fairfield, and Sen. Ted Kennedy, Jr., D-Branford, supported a bill requiring insurance companies to provide more data on mental health services to the state at the Capitol in ... more Photo: Emilie Munson State legislators push for more data on mental health 1 / 1 Back to Gallery HARTFORD — Brenda Kupchick thought things would be different after Sandy Hook. The tragic school shooting prompted the passage of gun … [Read more...] about State legislators push for more data on mental health
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Teen suicide is soaring. Do spotty mental health and addiction treatment share blame? Ruf's son left his phone unlocked so she could find his note: “Everything has a time. I decided not to wait for mine." Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 69 Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Jayne O'Donnell and Anne Saker, USA TODAY Network Published 11:47 a.m. ET March 19, 2018 | Updated 10:30 p.m. ET March 19, 2018 CLOSE Crestview Hills mother Karen Ruf speaks about the loss of her son J.C. Ruf to teen suicide in October 2016. Sam Greene/The Enquirer CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 69 COMMENT EMAIL MORE J.C. Ruf, 16, was a … [Read more...] about Teen suicide is soaring. Do spotty mental health and addiction treatment share blame?
SIOUX CITY -- A regional center in Sioux City that monitors mental health patients has found itself caught in the middle of a contentious breakup between Woodbury County and the two remaining counties in the Sioux Rivers Regional Mental Health and Disability Services agency.The Assessment and Stabilization Center, commonly known as the Crisis Center for short, is managed by Siouxland Mental Health Center for Sioux Rivers, which was formed by Woodbury, Plymouth and Sioux counties in 2014 after the state switched from county to regional delivery of services for low-income individuals.Since early 2016, the three counties have shared operational costs of the center at 4038 Division St., which offers short-term observation or longer-term housing in a secure setting for patients whose conditions don't warrant hospitalization.But Woodbury County plans to leave Sioux Rivers effective July 1. Officials in Plymouth and Sioux counties contend Sioux Rivers would retain ownership of the crisis … [Read more...] about Mental health treatment center in Sioux City caught up in multi-county dispute