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Your Journey May Be Someone Else’s Life Preserver

Your Journey May Be Someone Else's Life Preserver

Bob Scheffler, CEO at Haven, recently posted the following on his blog “The Art of Servant Leadership.” One of the more rewarding aspects of working in the mental healthcare field is being surrounded by people who inspire, heal and save lives on a daily basis.  Unlike first

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PTSD Awareness Month

PTSD Awareness Month
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The Importance of Mental Health Awareness

The Importance of Mental Health Awareness

May is the official Mental Health Awareness month, but being aware of the prevalence, the signs and symptoms of mental illness are important year-round. Approximately one in five adults, or 43.8 million people, experience a mental illness each year.   Behavioral health issues are very treatable.  Unfortunately, many

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Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness
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Jason Raines, Director of Risk Management and Performance Improvement, Presented at Shippensburg University

Jason Raines, Director of Risk Management and Performance Improvement, Presented at Shippensburg University

“Integrating Lean into Behavioral Healthcare Settings to Increase Access to Care” at Shippensburg University’s Social Inclusion and Social Justice Abstract: People with mental health and substance abuse needs are often excluded and marginalized. Large numbers of people with mental health needs often receive limited help or are

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month – Why It’s Important

Sexual Assault Awareness Month – Why It’s Important

  In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, Haven recently spoke with Jen Ebersole, the Director of Education & Outreach at Safe Berks.    1.  What is the history of Safe Berks?  How/when was it founded? In 1976, twelve dedicated women met at the YWCA in

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Expansion Announced

Expansion Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2018 Governor Wolf Announces New Jobs in Berks County Through Expansion of Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania  Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania (Haven), a hospital that provides inpatient acute-care treatment programs designed for

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Social Work Month

Social Work Month
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School Shootings and Mental Health

School Shootings and Mental Health

Our country has, once again, been devastated by a violent attack on innocent people.  On Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was the scene of a brutal assault where 17 students and teachers were killed, and 14 others injured.  This

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Myth Busters

Myth Busters

Myth Busters Presentation on February 9 to Alvernia University with Amber Hedemann, MA, CDP, Clinical Liaison, and Lisa Schwartz, BS, CDP, Community Liaison.

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