Lilly is proud to play a small role in supporting the work of a truly inspirational man, Joe Mamlin, M.D., and the organization he helped create to assist the people of Kenya that lack access to basic healthcare.
No meaningful decline in emotional quality of life two years after therapy, reports The Journal of Urology®
New York, NY, January 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A new study published in The Journal of Urology® reports that prostate cancer patients treated with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) experienced changes in mental and emotional well-being during treatment, although there was no meaningful decline in emotional quality of life two years after treatment.
Barbara Grantham, President & CEO, VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation shares news about the recent developments made possible in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside through Goldcorp’s commitment to improving community health.
Although the link between mining and community health is not always obvious, it surely exists. As with any organization, successful workforces require strong, healthy employees and support for the local communities in which they live. For this reason, Goldcorp’s concern for health and safety does not stop at the property line. Focusing on building a strong culture of health ‘outside the fence’ and in the communities where they have a presence is an integral part of Goldcorp’s operational strategy.
Countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, reports The American Journal of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, September 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A new study reports that countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, debunking the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer. Researchers evaluated the possible associations between gun ownership rates, mental illness, and the risk of firearm-related death by studying the data for 27 developed countries. Their findings are published in the current issue of The American Journal of Medicine.
New ECHO Institute to Spread Transformative Care Delivery Model and Launch Innovative Mental Health and Substance Abuse Clinic; Expert Panel to Discuss Ways to Improve Access
On Friday, June 14, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the GE Foundation, and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center will announce a new national institute focused on replicating Project ECHO and the launch of an innovative mental health clinic that could serve as a model for expanding access to behavioral health care across the country.
Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Washington D.C., May 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A study published in the May 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that mental health resources provided by schools are significantly associated with whether adolescents with mental disorders receive needed mental health services. In particular, adolescents with disorders attending schools that engage in early identification of emotional problems, are significantly more likely to receive mental health services.