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

United States Senator Tillis travels to Raleigh on a mental health care program

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By Taylor Knopf North Carolina U.S. Senator Thom Tillis convened a small group of state health officials in Raleigh last week to discuss his mental health and substance use legislative agenda. Tillis hosted the meeting during the week of the first anniversary of the passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the first major gun … Read more

State market would improve access to health care | Arizona Capitol Times

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Gov. Katie Hobbs demonstrated her political acumen during her recent showdown with the Republican-controlled legislature to pass an $18 billion bipartisan budget. She worked diligently with both sides to negotiate a deal that addressed some of the state’s greatest needs, especially affordable housing, infrastructure, and expanding health insurance for children. While these articles will have … Read more

Cyltezo Biosimilar launches today in the United States

Cyltezo Biosimilar launches today in the United States

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that its biosimilar adalimumab (Humira; AbbVie) Cyltezo (adalimumab-adbm) is now commercially available in the United States.1 Cyltezo is the first and only adalimumab interchangeable biosimilar approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Cyltezo was first approved by the FDA in 2017 and received interchangeability designation in 2021. As of … Read more

Medical exiles: Families flee states amid crackdown on transgender care

Medical exiles: Families flee states amid crackdown on transgender care

By Bram Sable-Smith, Daniel Chang, Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez and Sandy West Bram Sable-Smith and Daniel Chang and Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez and Sandy West Hal Dempsey wanted to escape from Missouri. Arlo Dennis is fleeing Florida. The Tillison family cannot stay in Texas. They are part of a new migration of Americans who are uprooting their … Read more

These states have the highest rates of depressed adults, according to the CDC

Pedestrians walk past the entrance to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the third day of the government shutdown in Atlanta on Monday, January 22, 2018. A CDC study shows the rate of depression in every U.S. state and county .

Pedestrians walk past the entrance to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the third day of the government shutdown in Atlanta on Monday, January 22, 2018. A CDC study shows the rate of depression in every U.S. state and county . | David Goldman, Associated Press In a 2020 study, the Centers … Read more

NYC Health + Hospitals President and CEO, Dr. Mitchell Katz, named to City & State’s “The Power of Diversity: Pride 100” list – NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals President and CEO, Dr.  Mitchell Katz, named to City & State's "The Power of Diversity: Pride 100" list - NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mitchell Katz, was named to City & State’s “The Power of Diversity: Pride 100” list Dr. Katz is recognized for creating a safe haven for LGBTQ+ New Yorkers seeking healthcare that meets their specific needs June 26, 2023 New York, New York NYC Health + … Read more