Behavioral Health News
Only 1 in 3 Black Adults with Mental Health Needs Receive Treatment.
Jasmine Wadkins, addresses mental health stigma, access to care, and connectivity in the black community.
Oasa Health Announces Development Plans for a $52+ Million Behavioral Health Hospital in Olathe, KS
Oasa Health announced plans for the $52,100,560.00 development of Oasa Health – Olathe, a 96-bed behavioral health hospital to be built at 350 W. Frontier Lane, Olathe, KS. This facility, set on 9.9057 acres, will be Oasa Health’s second location in a nationwide advocacy effort to bring behavioral health services to high growth and/or high demand areas.
Happy Holidays from Signet Health
Blake Browder, CEO, and Joy Figarsky, President and COO, share holiday greetings and thank employees for living the Signet mission to advocate for the most vulnerable in society.
Elderly people face holiday depression at higher rates
Jasmine Wadkins, LCSW, CDP, BF-CMT, CCTP, CEA, Director of Behavioral Health at Peace Hospital, says seniors living at home with family are 20% more likely to experience depression than the average person and the numbers increase across various living situations. Watch her interview here by WHAS-TV 11.
Podcast: Tips on How to Survive Situations with Relatives who Make Holidays Challenging
Featuring guests Heather Henderson and Jenni Smith from Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Behavioral Health Unit
OASA Health to Build Center of Behavioral Health Excellence in Fort Worth
Oasa Health purchased 10 acres located at 8625 N. Riverside Drive in Fort Worth, TX to build a Center of Behavioral Health Excellence to support the community’s need for additional behavioral health beds.
Advocate for Suicide Prevention
There is one suicide death in the US every 11.5 minutes. The impact this type of loss has on loved ones, friends and the community is devastating. Know the warning signs and get involved.
A path to finding mental health resources
Accepting that you might have a mental health condition can be scary – it suddenly feels so real. But it can also put you on a path to getting the help you deserve.
Here is a guide to help get you started. Please note, if you are in immediate crisis, call 911 or go to your local Emergency Room.
Learn about the critical offerings a geriatric behavioral health program can provide
Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent (15.5%) of psychiatric disorders among older adults. In this radio segment, Brittany Poss discusses geriatric behavioral health and the program at MercyOne Siouxland.