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
MULLICA HILL, NJ (October 18, 2016) – Inspira Behavioral Health staff hosted a fundraiser in recognition of Mental Health Awareness. Led by Brandy Brown, with help from Kathryn Staudenmayer, the fundraiser garnered more than $900 in donations for the Gloucester and Cumberland County chapters of the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI).
Inspira Health Network employees donated $5 to wear jeans to work for the fundraiser. Many employees also wore the color green to raise awareness of the prevalence and seriousness of mental illnesses.
For more information about NAMI, visit www.naminj.org. If you or a loved one are in need of behavioral health services, call 1-800-INSPIRA or visit www.InspiraHealthNetwork.org/behavioral-health.
About Inspira Health Network
Inspira Health Network is a charitable nonprofit health care organization serving communities across southern New Jersey. The network, which traces its roots to 1899, comprises three hospitals, a comprehensive cancer center, several multi-specialty health centers and a total of more than 100 access points. These include urgent care; outpatient imaging and rehabilitation; numerous specialty centers, including sleep medicine, cardiac testing, digestive health and wound care; home care and hospice; and more than 30 primary and specialty physician practices in Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem and Camden counties.
Together with its medical staff of more than 1,100 physicians and other care providers, as well as more than 5,700 employees, Inspira Health Network provides evidence-based care to help each patient achieve the best possible outcome. Accredited by DNV Healthcare, the network’s clinical and support staffs are focused on providing quality care in a safe environment. For more information about Inspira Health Network, call 1-800-INSPIRA.