Around the House: healthcare

Patrick Kennedy recently launched The Kennedy Forum to coincide with the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's signing of the Community Mental Health Act, the landmark legislation that signaled a sea change in the way people living with mental illness receive treatment. We applaud the...
Kings Park producer Lucy Winer speaks on a panel after the film screening.The documentary, Kings Park, produced by Lucy Winer was shown on Wednesday June, 20th at the SVA Theater in New York City. More than 150 people attended this event, many of whom were Fountain House members, panel speakers,...
Magnolia Clubhouse in Cleveland, OHMagnolia Clubhouse was proud to cosponsor and present at the recent Partners in Wellness symposium held at Fountain House. The Clubhouse model continues to evolve, and Fountain House continues to innovate and lead our evolution. Magnolia Clubhouse...
The Sidney Baer Center model of treatment is a showcase for what only recently in the United States is recognized as best practice for persons with serious mental illness (SMI). The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, written to reduce the costs of care while optimizing the...
Dr. Owens facilitates a panel on the dynamics of integrated health care.On June 5 and 6 Fountain House was the host for a Symposium on the subject of integrated health care: the system of coordinated medical, psychiatric and rehabilitation services as exemplified by Fountain House’s...
Iris DiazResearch Unit, Fountain House “Often there is a temptation for clinicians to attribute any physical symptom to the psychiatric diagnosis without necessarily assessing the person thoroughly.”--Dr. Alex Mitchell, University of Leicester, in a 2009 study that reveals that...
Howard Owens, MDBoard of Directors, Fountain House The integration of medical and psychiatric outpatient care is now standard procedure in the Veterans Administration clinics in New York and New Jersey. On January 13 Dr. Brian Bronson gave a presentation at the NYU School of Medicine describing...
Kenneth J. Dudek President, Fountain House New York State is completely revamping its Medicaid system, especially for people with serious mental illness. Data provided by the State Office of Mental Health demonstrates that people with serious mental illness incur a large proportion of...

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