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"I'm Incredibly Proud to Work at a Company Whose Mission Is To Help Families Like Mine"

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Jessica Veri is an Alkermes employee whose personal connection to mental health inspires her to make a meaningful difference in the lives of people living with serious mental illness.

Why Pets Could Be a Long-Tail Investment Trend

The $100 billion pet industry is poised to nearly triple to $275 billion by 2030 thanks to a surge in new owners, favorable demographics and increased per-pet spending.
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The pandemic has upended the lives of humans, but for pets, it's been a bonanza: Their owners have been home all day, showering them with attention and treats.

A lot of new faces are also turning up at the dog park. Morgan Stanley’s housing strategists estimate that the growth trend of U.S. pet ownership more than tripled during the pandemic, while spending on everything from veterinary care to pet accessories has proven resilient, even during the recession.

LA Kings and LA Galaxy Team Up With City of San Bernardino, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and KABOOM! to End Playspace Inequality with New Playground at Lionel E. Hudson Park

New accessible, kid-designed playspace brings joy to area children after months of playground closures
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AEG’s LA Kings and LA Galaxy recently joined the City of San Bernardino, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and KABOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to playspace equity, in unveiling a brand new playground at Lionel E. Hudson Park in San Bernardino, Calif. on May 22.

Mobile Mindfulness: The Future of Mental Health

By Shawna Ryan
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This Mental Health Awareness Month, we continue to investigate how our relationship with our devices has changed since the start of the COVID‑19 pandemic, from setting boundaries in a mobile‑first world to breaking down barriers to mental health access. Through discussions with health experts and a T‑Mobile employee using the company’s digital well‑being benefits, we take a closer look at how the evolution of mental health tools are providing more viable options for so many people in need.

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This Mental Health Awareness Month, we continue to investigate how our relationship with our devices has changed since the start of the COVID‑19 pandemic, from setting boundaries in a mobile‑first world to breaking down barriers to mental health access. Through discussions with health experts and a T‑Mobile employee using the company’s digital well‑being benefits, we take a closer look at how the evolution of mental health tools are providing more viable options for so many people in need.

Alkermes Announces 2021 Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program to Support Innovative Programs Focused on People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer

Competitive Grants Program Application Period to Begin on May 20, 2021
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DUBLIN, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that the company will begin accepting applications for its Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program beginning on May 20, 2021. Now in its fifth year, this competitive grants program will provide up to a total of $500,000 in grants to assist nonprofit organizations in their work to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness or cancer.

Alkermes Celebrates Mental Health Month

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May is Mental Health Month! The COVID-19 pandemic has put mental health front and center. This month we encourage everyone to learn more, share resources, and consider how you can support those who are living with mental illness.

Empowering Educators to Transform Into Trauma-Informed Schools

Author: Stephanie A. Powell, a School Library Media Specialist at Green Level High School in the Wake County Public School System of North Carolina
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Today’s educators have one of the hardest jobs in the world. On any given day, they are asked to serve not only as teachers, but as coaches, artists, translators, and a host of other roles, as well.

Bacardi Limited Donates $100,000 To Support India COVID-19 Efforts

Pledge to local organization Give India aims to provide assistance to local relief agencies
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Bacardi Limited announces today a USD $100,000 contribution to Give India to help the country in its fight against the COVID-19 virus. Funding provided by Bacardi is earmarked to provide immediate assistance to local relief agencies working to mitigate the worsening impact of the coronavirus pandemic in India. Additionally, the Bacardi team on the ground in India have provided funding for oxygen concentrators to be sent to a local NGO offering humanitarian aid to marginalized communities.

XRHealth: Crossing Realities Into the Future of Telehealth

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In times of uncertainty, society often turns to new and disruptive innovations to overcome its challenges. Nowhere is that timely statement more relevant than in remote health care.

One company that has been making great strides in this area is XRHealth, a premium virtual reality (VR) medical company, certified (ISO, FDA, and HIPAA compliant) to develop FDA/CE-registered medical applications.

Alkermes to Showcase Data From Psychiatry Portfolio at Upcoming Scientific Conferences Throughout Mental Health Awareness Month

New Outcomes Research in Patients With Schizophrenia or Bipolar I Disorder to be Presented
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DUBLINMay 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) recently announced plans to present clinical data and outcomes research from its psychiatry portfolio at three scientific conferences during Mental Health Awareness Month in May. The meetings, all held virtually, include:

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