Mental health respite facilities are filling care gaps in more than a dozen states

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If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, contact the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline by dialing “988” or the Crisis Text Line by texting “HOME” to 741741. Aimee Quicke has made repeated trips to emergency rooms, hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and psychiatric lockdowns for mental health crises — including suicidal … Read more

From the heart: A retired music professor and cardiologist are bringing joy to Edward Hospital

Philip Spencer and David Kim bring their love of music to the Edward Hospital lobby.  Spencer plays every Tuesday and Thursday, and Kim comes by most Thursday mornings, his time permitting.

Don’t be surprised if the next time you’re at Edward Hospital you hear a jazz tune coming from the heart hospital management. NaperVoice founding director Philip Spencer spends Tuesdays and Thursdays tickling the ivories of a grand piano tucked away in the atrium. Sometimes, David Kim, a cardiologist at Naperville hospital, stops by to sing … Read more

Purchase contract signed for the site of the former Herrick hospital in Tecumseh

A real estate sign that has had the words "on sale" covered is pictured Saturday, July 1, 2023, at the former ProMedica Herrick Hospital in Tecumseh.  A purchase agreement has been signed for the facility at 500 E. Pottawatamie St., which is to become a behavioral health center.

TECUMSEH Herrick Hospital in Tecumseh, which has been vacant since it closed in 2020, has a new medical call after a purchase agreement was signed Thursday. The former ProMedica Herrick Hospital at 500 E. Pottawatamie St. is expected to become a behavioral health solutions center affiliated with Behavioral Health Consulting Partners of North America (BHCPNA). … Read more

Hospital insurance contract in doubt due to possible conflict of interest | Benito Link

Hospital insurance contract in doubt due to possible conflict of interest |  Benito Link

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to include comments from Shelton Insurance owner Andrew Shelton. The San Benito Health District Board meeting on June 22 The meeting was a chaotic confrontation involving members of the public, board members and nurses from Hazel Hawkins Hospital. Nine community members, along with nurses and doctors, were often … Read more