August 19, 2018: Claudia Black, PhD, renowned addiction author, speaker and trainer, speaks on “The Unspoken Legacy” at the National Conference on Alcohol & Addiction Disorders. Visit CenterPointe Hospital at booth #632 to learn more about The Changing Pointe at CenterPointe Hospital, St. Charles, MO (just outside of St. Louis). Click HERE to learn more about The Changing Pointe The Changing Pointe at CenterPointe.
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You are cordially invited to attend a Behavioral Health Lecture DATE: Friday, August 24, 2018 TOPIC: Conceptualizing and Treating Combat-related PTSD Outside of the VA System 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: This presentation will cover practical considerations when working in private settings without the “backup” and resources available in the VA system. We will also cover unique aspects of working with veterans and their families as well as basic guidelines for working with this unique population. PRESENTER: Larry Shapiro, PhD, Licensed Psychologist Center for OCD and Anxiety-related Disorders St. Louis Behavioral Medicine institute CEs: 1.5 contact hours will be awarded to Missouri Social Workers, Counselors and Addiction Counselors. All participants will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the presentation to submit to their respective licensing boards. RSVP: 636-477-2157 or Email...Read More >
Talking about mental health could save a college career or even a life. Written by Marcia Morris M.D. for Psychology Today. Read original article here. Have you ever talked with your high school senior about mental health? In my experience, parents may discuss majors and housing, not major depression and anxiety. However, I encourage parents to talk about these issues because rates of mental health problems continue to soar on college campuses. According to the recently posted results of the American College Health Association fall 2017 survey, one of three college students have been diagnosed with or treated for a mental health disorder in the last year, one of five for anxiety and one of six for depression. One of eight college students seriously considered suicide. Since 2011, rates of anxiety have doubled and rates of depression have risen by fifty percent. By talking about mental health, parents can reduce stigma and let children know it is okay to pursue treatment. The earlier your...Read More >
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At a CenterPointe Hospital Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, July 19, 2018, Holly C., Financial Counselor II, was acknowledged for her work as the Team Captain for the CenterPointe Hospital NAMI Walk Team 2018. As Team Captain, Holly successfully promoted the NAMI Walk on May 5th and recruited over 100 walkers for the CenterPointe Hospital team. With the theme, “End the Stigma”, the CenterPointe team promoted a positive of message that, with prop-er 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. Thank you, Holly for your...Read More >
CenterPointe Hospital is pleased to announce Amie L., Payroll Accounting Specialist, as the winner of the May 2018 On-Pointe Employee of the Month Award. Amie was nominated by her peers who made some of the following comments about Amie: “What sets Amie apart from so many others is her positive attitude and willingness to go above and beyond to help others, even when she is clearly very busy herself.” “Even when Amie is trying to meet a deadline, she always takes the time to stop and resolve others’ problems, and always does so with a pleasant and professional smile.” “She never fails to take time out to patiently answer questions; she makes everyone feel their needs are important.” “Amie provides professional support I simply could not do without.” “Amie definitely epitomizes the On-Pointe spirit!” Congratulations, Amie, from the staff and administration of CenterPointe Hospital!