behavioral health

WTEN: Marking Overdose Awareness Day Amid Pandemic-Related Spike

September 9, 2021

Jason Kirby, D.O., medical director for St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center and Chief of Behavioral Health for SPHP, discusses changes to addiction treatment wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the dramatic increase in overdose deaths during an appearance on WTEN/News10. [...]

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 9, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, gender, or background. If you, or someone you know, is suffering, reach out for help. You can call the Crisis Unit at Samaritan Hospital, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 518-271-3540, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255). [...]
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