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The Cycle of Substance Use

Candace Finan, MA, LPC of CenterPointe Hospital and Matt Chambers from KMOV Great Day St. Louis, talk about the cycle of substance abuse.

True You Recovery Open House at CenterPointe Hospital Friday, September 27th 11am-1pm, with lecture 11:30am-12:30pm

YOU’RE INVITED TO AN OPEN HOUSE & CE LECTURE FOR TRUE YOU RECOVERY DATE: Friday, September 27, 2019 TIME: Open House 11:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. Lecture 11:30 a.m.—12:30 a.m. LOCATION: CenterPointe Hospital 4801 Weldon Spring Pkwy. St. Charles (Weldon Spring), MO 63304 SPEAKER: Dan Stewart, M.S. TOPIC: Substance Use in the LGBTQ+ Community (11:30 a.m.) 1.5 CE credits will be awarded to Social Workers, Counselors and Addiction Counselors. NO COST! RSVP: sahunt@cphmo.net 636-345-6150 Download flyer HERE.

The Mosaic of Special Populations in Recovery

At CenterPointe Hospital’s 2019 Fall Addiction Conference, speakers Betsy Farver, Dr. Azfar Malik, Brenda Iliff and Dan Stewart, “painted” a verbal mosaic of people from all walks of life with a vast background of life experiences who are affected by substance use and addiction. The presenters emphasized that while treatment strategies may be similar for most everyone in an addiction recovery program, many groups of people such as women, individuals affected by mental illness and members of the LGBTQ+ community, have additional treatment needs that need to be addressed to ensure effective treatment outcomes.

Missouri’s CenterPointe Hospital Joins Hazelden Betty Ford Patient Care Network

Read original article HERE. CenterPointe brings acute psychiatric care and more to the growing network of quality addiction and mental health care providers CENTER CITY, Minn., Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation announced today that CenterPointe Hospital, a Missouri-based psychiatric hospital and mental health and addiction treatment provider, has joined the Hazelden Betty Ford Patient Care Network—the most expansive network of its kind in the behavioral healthcare industry. The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation announced today that CenterPointe Hospital, a Missouri-based psychiatric hospital and mental health and addiction treatment provider, has joined the Hazelden Betty Ford Patient Care Network—the most expansive network of its kind in the behavioral healthcare industry. CenterPointe, which has facilities in St. Charles, Columbia and St. Louis, provides a comprehensive continuum of care, offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services for adolescents, adults and senior adults as well as active-duty military personnel, veterans and first responders. “As we continue to look...Read More >

CenterPointe Hospital Announces July 2019 Employee of the Month: Amanda S.

CenterPointe Hospital is pleased to announce that Amanda S. has been named the July 2019 Employee of the Month!!! Nominations included the following descriptions of Amanda’s exceptional job performance: “Amanda makes sure the newly hired individuals feel welcomed and she assures them that they can do the job effectively.“ “Amanda doubles as a staffing coordinator when the need arises, and she does a very competent job in that role.   Staffing is quite a challenge for a hospital of our size and Amanda anticipates the needs of the facility, and responds quickly to any request she receives.” “Amanda is well liked by her patients, conducts inspiration group sessions on the detox unit and is well respected by her co-workers.  She has been a loyal CPH employee for many years, through many changes, she retains her positive attitude and she is always a joy to work with.” Please join the staff and administration of CenterPointe Hospital  in congratulating Amanda for this wonderful recognition!...Read More >

Amare’s Rockin’ for Recovery Provided an Evening of Inspiration and Entertainment for the Entire Family

Ty Bechel, CEO of Amare, provided a community of support for recovery at Rockin’ for Recovery – complete with vendors, music, food, speakers and community members – all focused on providing compassionate recovery and support for those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction.

Playful Mindset Promotes a Healthier Life

To magnify Community Strong as St. Charles County’s new health and wellness initiative, Community Strong hosted a Day of Play at O’Day Park in O’Fallon on September 7th, providing opportunities to play for all ages , birth to 99, to inspire a culture of health and well-being in St. Charles County. Day of Play featured family friendly games, live music for dancing, wellness education, and healthy food trucks to celebrate how we can all move one step closer to a healthier life through a playful mindset.

Fort Zumwalt North High Hosts Community Resource Fair

Over 30 local providers particpated in Fort Zumwalt North High School’s Community Resource Fair organized by Kylie Smith, Crisis Counselor. The resource fair provided a wide range of  information to parents about local resources including legal, health, mental health, housing, disabilities and other information.

Latino Mental Health

See original article HERE. Video Transcript Latinos are no different when it comes to prevalence of mental health conditions when compared to the rest of the population. However, your concerns or experiences and how you understand and cope with these conditions may be different. This page focuses on the common challenges many Latinos face in seeking mental health care so that you know how to find help. Why does mental health matter? Without mental health we can’t be healthy. Any part of the body—including the brain—can get sick. We all experience emotional ups and downs from time to time that are caused by events in our lives. Mental health conditions go beyond these emotional reactions to specific situations. They are medical conditions that cause changes in how we think and feel and in our mood. These changes can alter your life because they make it hard to relate to others and function like you used to. Without proper treatment, mental...Read More >

CenterPointe Hospital Fall 2019 Conference: The Mosaic of Special Populations in Recovery

REGISTER HERE: centerpointehospital.com/registration

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