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Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton Announces Expansion

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton Announces Expansion

Haven Behavioral Hospital is pleased to announce the expansion of the behavioral health services offered to the community. Haven will continue to provide its specialized inpatient geriatric psychiatric services and, this summer, will be adding inpatient services for younger adults. “We are committed to meeting the mental

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Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton Names New Community Liaison

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton Names New Community Liaison

Susan Bergman, an experienced healthcare sales and marketing professional, has been named a community liaison for Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton. As community liaison, she will cultivate relationships with referring agencies and provide customer support. Bergman comes to Haven with a significant background in healthcare sales and

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Repeated Head Trauma May Be Cause of Erratic Behavior, Impaired Judgment

Repeated Head Trauma May Be Cause of Erratic Behavior, Impaired Judgment

Erratic behavior, balance issues, depression, impaired judgment and other concerns often associated with aging and age-related conditions may actually be due to something else. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is progressive degenerative disease of the brain, resulting from repeated impact to the head. First recognized in boxers, CTE

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Jodi Neal Jackson Named Director of Business Development at Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton

Jodi Neal Jackson Named Director of Business Development at Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton is pleased to announce the addition of Jodi Neal Jackson as Director of Business Development. With over 20 years of healthcare and marketing experience, Jackson has led business teams to meet and exceed sales and retention expectations.  Most recently, Jackson was the

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Homecare and Behavioral Health

Homecare and Behavioral Health

As the majority of America’s population ages, the need for behavioral health services continues to increase.  Recent data estimates that twenty percent of adults aged 65 and older meet the criteria for a mental disorder, including dementia, so behavioral health is a primary concern for our older

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Kimberly S. Gilbert Named CEO of Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton

Kimberly S. Gilbert Named CEO of Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton is pleased to announce Kimberly S. Gilbert as the Chief Executive Officer.  Gilbert was most recently the Director of Risk Management and Process Improvement for Haven. With over 25 years of clinical and administrative healthcare experience, Gilbert received her Bachelor of Science

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Self-Medicating for Depression May Hurt Rather Than Help

Self-Medicating for Depression May Hurt Rather Than Help

It’s true: We all do things now and again to help us feel better. But when a person repeats those behaviors in an attempt to manage depression, improvement may not be the result. Self-medication for depression can take many forms; drugs or alcohol may immediately come to

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Hypomania and Other Bipolar Symptoms May Increase in Spring and Summer

Hypomania and Other Bipolar Symptoms May Increase in Spring and Summer

Spring brings allergies, fever—and for those with bipolar disorder, an increased likelihood of an episode. A 2013 research study, published in the journal Bipolar Disorder, found that hospital admissions peaked in the spring for those with bipolar experiencing depression. Those in the mania phase were more likely

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Dealing with Grief

Dealing with Grief

Any number of situations can cause grief. It may be the loss of a loved one, a job or a relationship. It may be immediate—such as death from an accident—or lingering, such as death from a terminal illness. For some, the grief can be so deep that

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What is Dual Diagnosis?

What is Dual Diagnosis?

While the term “dual diagnosis” is a broad category of disorders, it can be narrowed down to someone who experiences a mental illness and substance abuse problem at the same time. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers it as a “co-occurring disorder.” NIH estimates as many

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