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Engage Your Body and Brain

Engage Your Body and Brain

On March 4, Haven was able to participate in the Philadelphia Corporation of Aging (PCA) Senior Education Day “Engage Your Body and Brain”. Kathy Giorgio, Clinical Nurse Liaison, completed depression screenings and gave out information on our services. Seniors spent an afternoon exploring areas that interest them and

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Haven and HealthyMindsPhilly.org

Haven and HealthyMindsPhilly.org

Haven Behavioral Hospital is partnering with Healthy Minds Philly.  We want to help them spread the mission and provide people with access to the link for the survey. HealthyMindsPhilly.org is an online tool and resource designed to support and improve the mental health and well-being of all Philadelphians,

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Community In-Service Opportunities

Community In-Service Opportunities

Haven of Philadelphia is proud to offer five community in-services to you at no cost. Your host is Clinical Nurse Liaison, Susan Palonicola.  Most recently, Susan worked as a Clinical Nurse Liaison in Skilled Nursing and Acute Rehabilitation. Prior to that, she worked for 13 years on the

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Haven Celebrates Activity Therapy Month

Haven Celebrates Activity Therapy Month

January is Activity Therapy Appreciation Month, and Haven celebrated our staff on Friday, January 12. Activity therapy consists of Music, Art and Recreation Therapy. Groups and individual sessions are designed to help identify healthy coping skills and leisure activities, which promote ongoing health, as well as being

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Haven Supports the Giving Tree Program

Haven Supports the Giving Tree Program

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Philadelphia is honored to be a part of the “Giving Tree Program” that our local church Saint Bridget’s Parish is running. Saint Bridget’s Parish is located at 3667 Midvale Avenue in East Falls. Our community connection is Sister Margaret, she has provided us

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Depression During the Holidays

Depression During the Holidays

In Norman Rockwell’s paintings, holidays are a time of joy, of families being together and peace on earth, good will toward men. But for many people, those paintings are far from reality. Loneliness can be especially acute. Family tensions can rise. The holidays can be anything but

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Haven and HealthyMindsPhilly.org

Haven and HealthyMindsPhilly.org

Haven Behavioral Hospital is partnering with Healthy Minds Philly.  We want to help them spread the mission and provide people with access to the link for the survey. HealthyMindsPhilly.org is an online tool and resource designed to support and improve the mental health and well-being of all Philadelphians,

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Health Promotion Initiative and Event–Mind Your Holidays

Health Promotion Initiative and Event--Mind Your Holidays

Starting today and throughout the holiday season, the city’s behavioral health department will be calling on Philadelphians to take a quick online pledge to “check in” on family and friends who are suffering from the holiday blues for reasons that range from losing a loved one to

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Depression Screenings

Depression Screenings

Within the next three years, the anticipated leading cause of disability and the second contributor to global burden of disease, surprisingly, is depression.  Only heart disease surpasses depression in devastation when considering the number of years lost to disability or in extreme cases: death. Statistics show that

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Terror Attacks

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Terror Attacks

The recent terror attacks in Las Vegas, London and other cities around the world are difficult to hear about or watch unfolding on the news and social media outlets.  But for those with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), these events may cause them to relive a past traumatic

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