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Thank You to our Awesome CenterPointe Hospital Food Service Staff!

CenterPointe Hospital celebrates our awesome food service staff during National Healthcare Food Service Week, and throughout the year!

Today is National Depression Screening Day

Roughly 40 million adults in the U.S. struggle with depression or anxiety. National Depression Screening Day is held annually on October 10. It’s important for many reasons. First, it can help people make an informed diagnosis. It also takes depression out of the darkness. And perhaps most important, it can bring help to those who need it.  Call CenterPointe Hospital at 800-345-5407 for Help Today. 5 SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION You feel empty​ You’re way more irritable than usual You’re getting really thin You’re thinking about death​ You’re having trouble concentrating

Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.

During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), Steven Calicutt, Director of Information Technology at CenterPointe Hospital, has launched a security awareness program that emphasizes the importance of taking proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity at home and in the workplace.  Weekly cybersecurity information will focus on many topics from phishing e-mails to traveling tips, and will even have fun activities with prizes! 

It’s Not Just Opioids

See original article from CNN HERE. What doctors want you to know about benzos There’s no understating the extent of America’s opioid crisis. In 2017, the same year it became a public health emergency, an estimated 1.7 million people in the US had substance abuse disorders related to prescription opioids. And this year, the National Safety Council found that the odds of dying from an accidental opioid overdose are greater than those of dying in a car crash. But there’s another prescription drug concern that experts say has grown in the shadow of the opioid epidemic: the rise in use of benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepines, or “benzos,” are a class of medication commonly prescribed to treat conditions such as anxiety and insomnia. Even if you don’t recognize the term, chances are you’re familiar with the brand names that fall within this category drugs such as Xanax, Ativan, Valium and Klonopin. “It’s really not ‘the opioid overdose epidemic’ but the ‘opioid and …’...Read More >

National Case Management Week 2019

Case Management: Setting New Standards for Care National Case Management Week 2019 (NCMW 19) is October 13-19! This year’s ACMA theme, Case Management: Setting New Standards For Care was selected to emphasize the impact professionals in case management make every day. ACMA hopes you will celebrate NCMW 19 and recognize the dedication, compassion and patient care outcomes achieved by case managers in your organization. Across all care settings, case managers are making the difference! ACM Recognition Day: October 16 In conjunction with NCMW 19, Wednesday, October 16 is ACM Recognition Day! This is the perfect opportunity to recognize the efforts of those case management professionals who have earned their Accredited Case Manager (ACM) certification and those who are in the process of becoming ACM certified. Many organizations will choose this day to celebrate ACM professionals with a special event, congratulations or gift to recognize this important industry distinction. See the NCMW 19 Products Store for special gifts ideas. ACMA encourages...Read More >

Why Care? This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Although Missouri is making progress in improving access to behavioral health services, the needs are great. It’s important that hospitals talk about behavioral health — to help increase the public’s understanding of these issues and remove the stigma that historically has been attached to mental health diagnosis and treatment. From the Missouri Hospital Association and NAMI.

CenterPointe Hospital at NAADAC in Orlando!

At the NAADAC Conference in Orlando, Florida, CenterPointe Hospital showcased our Changing Pointe Addiction Treatment Center for Adults and the upcoming True You Recovery Program, Missouri’s first residential treatment center dedicated to meeting the needs of the LGBTQ+ community.

We Walk to Find the Cure

CenterPointe Hospital joined hundreds in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.  One day someone will raise the white flower – the symbol for the cure.

True You Recovery Open House and Ribbon Cutting at CenterPointe Hospital

On Friday, September 27th, CenterPointe Hospital held an Open House and a Ribbon Cutting by the Cottleville/Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce for True You Recovery, the area’s first residential treatment center dedicated to serving the LGBQ+ community.  The Open House provided visitors an opportunity to tour the True You Recovery program, meet the staff, and hear a presentation on the topic, “Substance Use in the LGBTQ+ Community” by Dan Stewart, M.S.  CenterPointe Hospital is pleased to be able to offer this innovative program to the community and anticipates True You Recovery program will begin accepting admissions later in the Fall.

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention St. Louis

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