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TMS Treatment for Depression at CenterPointe Hospital

Listen to the spot for TMS on Big 550 KTRS in St. Louis.

CenterPointe Hospital Participates in St. Louis NAMI Walk 2018 | National Alliance on Mental Illness Walk 2018

On Saturday, May 5th, Team CenterPointe Hospital, comprised of 75 walkers, participated in the St. Louis National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk 2018. With the theme, “End the Stigma”, the CenterPointe team promoted a positive of message that, with proper treatment and support, individuals can realize their full potential, cope with the stresses of life, work productively and contribute meaningfully to the world. The NAMI Walk was held at the beautiful Chesterfield Central Park and amphitheater where nearly 1,000 participants walked to celebrate recovery, combat stigma, and raise funds to support local organizations. NAMI provides peer-led support groups, family support groups, educational classes and information on mental health at no cost to individuals and family members affected by a mental health condition.   About CenterPointe Hospital: CenterPointe Hospital is a 150-bed private, psychiatric hospital serving the mental health and addiction needs of adults, senior adults and adolescents in the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan area and throughout the country. Inpatient...Read More >

CenterPointe Hospital Behavioral Health Lecture: Humor in Reducing Stigma in Mental Illness, May 25, 2018

You are cordially invited to attend a Behavioral Health Lecture DATE: Friday, May 25, 2018  TOPIC: Humor in Reducing Stigma in Mental Illness PRESENTER: John Shuchart Founder, The Shuchart Foundation for Mental Health Awareness TIME: 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 a.m.—10:00 a.m. Lecture LOCATION: CenterPointe Hospital Gym (tallest bldg. toward back/right side of campus) 4801 Weldon Spring Parkway St. Charles (Weldon Spring), MO 63304 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: John Shuchart is on a mission to end the horrific stigma associated with mental illness, suicides and addictions. John’s message is that mental illness is a biological disorder and there is no reason to be embarrassed about having the illness. This seminar will help therapists (and others) learn how to use humor and storytelling to reframe traumatic events in clients’ lives, “unstick” negative emotions and detoxify the traumas endured by individuals. CEs: 1.5 contact hours will be awarded to Missouri Social Workers, Counselors & Addiction Counselors. All participants will receive a certificate of completion to...Read More >

CenterPointe Hospital: Treating Depression

Dr. Azfar Malik with CenterPointe Hospital talks about their treatment options for depression.

National Drug Take Back Day – Saturday April 28th

REMEMBER!  Saturday, April 28th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm is National Drug Take Back Day! Disposing of medications appropriately can keep drugs out of the hands of youth and adults and can SAVE LIVES. For more information and resources click HERE Inquiries for how and where to dispose of medications properly can also be made by calling 1-800-882-9539

CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia ‘Tops Off’ New Psychiatric Facility

By Caroline Watkins for the Missourian A “topping out” party was thrown Thursday for CenterPointe Hospital, the 72-bed psychiatric hospital under construction in north Columbia. Topping out marks a milestone in the hospital’s construction process, when the last beam is placed on the building. The $21-million hospital is on track to open in October. Among the guests who attended the party were CenterPointe CEO Buddy Turner, Mayor Brian Treece and his wife, Mary Phillips. Some of those present signed their names on the last beam. Ground was broken for the 56,000-square-foot hospital in February 2017. It sits on 12 acres near the intersection of Range Line Street and International Drive. CenterPointe Hospital will offer an array of services for adults and adolescents with psychiatric disorders, including mental health and substance abuse needs. Turner said specialists will come from around the country because of a shortage of qualified people in Missouri. Fewer than 40 percent of Missouri counties have licensed psychiatrists,...Read More >

CenterPointe Hospital Spring 2018 Conference: Innovative Approaches to Treating Depression

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CenterPointe Hospital Participates in Youth In Need Celebration of Youth

Represented by Leslie Lee, Lauren Cook and Melissa Mainini, (pictured left to right), CenterPointe Hospital participated in the Youth In Need Celebration of Youth on March 24th, 2018 at the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa in St. Charles, MO, a fundraising event to celebrate the strength and potential of the thousands of children, teens and families Youth In Need serves. Youth In Need provides a number of programs for children, youth and family members including educational, development, counseling and residential treatment initiatives. Residential programs provide stable and safe environments for youth experiencing crisis in their lives. Group homes and transitional apartments provide runaway, homeless or abused youth an opportunity to learn independent living and life skills.   About CenterPointe Hospital: CenterPointe Hospital is a 150-bed private, psychiatric hospital serving the mental health and ad-diction needs of adolescents, adults and senior adults. The Changing Pointe at CenterPointe Hospital provides private addiction treatment for adults. Additional outpatient services are provided at five satellite...Read More >

CenterPointe Hospital Hosts Lecture on Legal & Medical Decision Making

Navigating the healthcare system can often be complicated and confusing to older adult, disa-bled and mental health populations. On Friday, March 23, 2018, Maria Miskovic, MSW, LCSW, C-ASWCM, gave a presentation on Legal and Medical Decision Making at CenterPointe Hospital to an audience of 180 social workers, nurses, therapists, case managers, administrators and other healthcare professionals that addressed many of the complexities of decision making in healthcare. Maria discussed the importance of safeguarding patients’ rights, using assessment tools to as-sist the healthcare professional in leading a person to help, and legal documents needed to pre-serve one’s preferences and engage the decision maker. Participants commented, “Maria’s ap-proach is truly client-centered and is always in the best interest of the client.” Maria Miskovic is the founder of Care Choice Care Management, LLC in St. Louis where she leads a team of master’s level care managers and gerontologists who advocate on behalf of their clients’ needs and provide strategies to make informed decision...Read More >

CenterPointe Hospital Behavioral Health Lecture: Legal & Medical Decision Making – Friday, March 23, 2018

You are cordially invited to attend a Behavioral Health Lecture DATE: Friday, March 23, 2018 TOPIC: Legal & Medical Decision Making PRESENTER: Maria Miskovic, MSW, LCSW, C-ASWCM Care Choice Management, LLC TIME: Registration /Continental Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. Lecture: 8:30 a.m.—10:00 a.m. LOCATION: CenterPointe Hospital Gym (tallest bldg. toward back/right side of campus) 4801 Weldon Spring Parkway St. Charles (Weldon Spring), MO 63304 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This presentation discusses primary questions about healthcare decision-making and the professional’s role in addressing decision-making concerns. Participants will learn to identify decision making flags in a healthcare setting, explore assessment tools to lead a person to help when there are decision-making concerns and examine the legal documents needed to preserve one’s preferences and to engage a chosen decision-maker. CEUs: 1.5 Ethics Hours will be awarded to Missouri Social Workers, Counselors & Addiction Counselors. All participants will receive a certificate of completion to submit to their respective licensing boards. ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Maria Miskovic, MSW, LCSW, C-ASWCM,...Read More >

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