At the Annual VOYCE Caregiver Awards Luncheon on November 29, 2018, CenterPointe Staff, Linnie W. and Alana K., were honored for their exceptional care to seniors in the Silver Lining Senior Program at CenterPointe Hospital. Linnie and Alana exemplify commitment to quality care and they do an outstanding job of caring for the behavioral health needs of seniors, while maintaining the seniors’ dignity and respecting their rights.
As St. Louis University concluded its bicentennial, 800 guests helped welcome the distinguished university into its Third Century.
2018 NAMI St. Louis Annual Gala Saturday, November 10, 2018 “Beautiful Minds Inspire”
Missouri Hospital Association 96th Annual Convention & Trade Show Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach, MO November 7-9, 2018 Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger was among the many Heroes who spoke at the MHA 96th Annual Convention & Trade Show
2018 FALL CONFERENCE November 4-6, 2018 Tan-Tar-A Resort; Osage Beach, MO The Missouri School Counselor Association supports professional school counselors’ efforts to promote academic, career and personal/social development for all students; provides professional development; and advocates for school counselors with legislators, parents, school boards, and other educational professionals.
You are cordially invited to attend a Behavioral Health Lecture DATE: Friday, December 7, 2018 TOPIC: Treatment Modalities and Considerations for Persons With Chronic Mental Illness PRESENTERS: Conjointly provided by CenterPointe Hospital & Compass Health • Natalie Newton, MA, LPC, CenterPointe Hospital Outpatient Program Manager, St. Peters/St. Charles • Matt Lindquist, PMHNP, BC, CenterPointe Hospital Nurse Practitioner • Kelsey Hayes, MA, PLPC, Compass Health Adult CPRC Supervisor • Kristin Fanning, MA, LPC, Compass Health Director of Headway Clubhouse • Lauren Bruce, LCSW, ACT TAY Team Leader and Therapist TIME: 11:30 a.m. Registration and Luncheon 12:00 p.m.—1:30 p.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 educational offering will increase participants’ understanding of chronic mental illness, illustrate how to meet patients where they are and how to develop connections that lead to learning, growth and sustained health. The benefits of long-acting injectable medications in treating chronic...Read More >
Read original article by Stephanie Pinder-Amaker, Ph.D. HERE Approximately four million students will enroll in college for the first time this year, and the transition to university life can be overwhelming. Coupled with the known fact that many mental health issues often emerge during an individual’s early twenties, with the onset of most mental illnesses peaking from ages 18-21, this is a critical time for students and a crucial time for you, the parents, to have a mental health checklist. When students have mental health crises, parents often feel overwhelmed and unsure about how to help. Awareness and treatment are essential in order to prevent crises that result in failing classes, dropping out, severe emotional issues or, far worse, suicide. Among the most common problems seen with college students are anxiety disorders, depression, alcohol and drug use, psychotic episodes, and relationship difficulties, among others. Parents frequently need help addressing their adult child’s mental health and educational needs simultaneously. So, as...Read More >
Located in the heart of America, just outside of St. Louis, MO in the beautiful and scenic rolling hills of St. Charles, CenterPointe Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction treatment services for adults, senior adults and adolescents. The physician led treatment team provides assessment and evaluation, crisis stabilization, medication management, group therapy, life skills/coping skills training and comprehensive discharge planning. Outpatient services include partial hospitalization programs (PHP) providing full days of group therapy, 5 days per week; and intensive outpatient programs (IOP) providing half days of group therapy 3 times per week (day and evening groups are available). DBT groups are also provided at several outpatient locations. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an innovative outpatient treatment approach providing non-invasive, FDA-approved treatment for depression and other treatment-resistant disorders. The Changing Pointe Addiction Treatment Program provides a full continuum of addiction treatment services including detox, 4-week residential treatment, dual disorders treatment, outpatient treatment, medication-assisted treatment, family support groups, AA/NA...Read More >
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Dr. Matt Loehr and Dr. Walter Kisthardt presented on the topic “Trauma-informed Ethical, Professional Practice” at CenterPointe Hospital’s Behavioral Health Lecture series on October 19th to an audience of nearly 300 healthcare professionals and community leaders. Drs. Loehr and Wallace presented several models providing helpful guidelines in making ethical decisions in professional practice. They engaged the audience is discussions about important personal values and biases and how these factors may influence assessment and intervention. While there are not always easy or clear decisions in every situation, reviewing ethical guidelines and consulting with peers and supervisors are essential first steps in determining what actions are in the best interest of the client.
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