Even in pre-pandemic times, the holiday season was prone to familial tension, financial stress and oftentimes, feelings of loneliness and isolation. With the added layer of COVID-19 stress this year, especially around limited holiday visits and travel, it is likely that typical wintertime stressors will be intensified. That is why this holiday season, health care providers need to take the extra time to screen and speak with patients about their mental health status.Read More
Inspira’s Child Partial Hospitalization Program in Elmer, “A Step Ahead,” is designed to help children (ages 6 to 12) who are in need of more intensive treatment than traditional outpatient therapy provides. Built within a classroom setting, the program provides each child with individual, group and family counseling, as well as psychiatric assessment for a range of behavioral health issues. In many cases, partial hospitalization can prevent the need for inpatient treatment.