Tangible Wellness Sanctuary is designated as a mental health friendly workplace
Dover – The Embedded Direction Wellness Sanctuary, located at 66 Third St., Dover, was recently designated a safe, non-judgmental “place” by the Dover Mental Health Alliance.
Tangible Directions Wellness Sanctuary is an inclusive, trauma-aware and therapeutic community space for mental, emotional and physical health. Tangible Directions Wellness Sanctuary is committed to providing community-based, trauma-informed, and holistic therapeutic support. https://embodieddirections.com/wellness-sanctuary/.
Jennifer Stevens, owner of Embedded Direction Wellness Sanctuary, is an integrated and holistic therapist specializing in somatic (body-based) psychotherapy. Jenny's practice involves working collaboratively with people who experience the effects of anxiety, trauma and stress in their lives. Jenny welcomes them to work with people who are interested in developing mind-body connections, therapeutic movements and / or mindfulness.
Jenny says: “Embodied Directions is a mental health-friendly place and thrilled to be a partner of the Dover Mental Health Alliance and to be widely regarded as our community. We are committed to being part of the growth of our local community that supports resilience, resilience and mental health-conscious care. People from all walks of life are welcomed and embraced at our convenience, and we are proud to offer our community an offer that could complement their mental health care. “
The DMHA “Space” designation is available to any business, organization or organization that seeks to support the mental health of their employees, colleagues and customers. The DMHA approach is to create a culture that understands, embraces and resolves mental health complications. The mission is to build a resilient community that is educated, responsive and aware of the effects of mental illness.
Dover Mental Health Alliance is a local, Strafford County nonprofit community mental health center, community engagement of community partners. For more information about Dover Mental Health Alliance visit www.dovermentalhealthalliance.org and for more information about Community Partners visit www.communitypartnersnh.org. For more information about the Dover Mental Health Alliance and upcoming training, visit www.facebook.com/DoverMHA/, or email Suzanne Weete at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The president of Wentworth-Douglas Hospital has recognized the COVID-19 heroes
Elliott, Maine – Staff at Wentworth-Douglas Hospital, who helped the hospital overcome extraordinary challenges throughout the COVID-19 epidemic, celebrated Thursday at the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce's annual awards dinner.
Wentworth-Douglas President and CEO Jeffrey Hughes received a special Community Impact Award on behalf of the hospital's 3,500 employees. He was joined by a handful of others who were particularly recognized for their professionalism in helping the hospital in times of crisis. Each of those employees was asked to take a stand and applaud.
“In my years in healthcare, I never thought we would be in an epidemic,” Hughes said. “But look, the last two and a half years are really unprecedented in terms of what we've experienced as suppliers. We've all done things we never thought we would do. And I have a great team. “
Recognized persons include:
Dr. Ginny and Bill Hassett, a couple who work as primary care physicians. Hastings was credited with reporting the front line of the epidemic in the staff tent for countless hours continuously.
Dr. Nancy Petinari, Medical Director of Wentworth Health Partners. The Incident Command Structure of the Paternal Hospital served as incident commander and was on the table for every clinical decision challenge during COVID-19, including setting up a respiratory illness clinic, administration of vaccines and monoclonal antibodies, and COVID-19 testing.
Martha Wassel, director of hospital infection prevention. Wassel's COVID-19 Infection Prevention Guidelines were credited with slowing the spread of the virus in the community and persuading members of the public to be vaccinated through media presence, both internally and externally, for hospital operations.
Peg Gagne, project manager of the hospital's nursing administration. Gagne heads the hospital's vaccine clinic. Gagne has made the vaccine administration effective for medical professionals who are at the forefront of society's risk and epidemic, as well as recruiting volunteers to administer the vaccine.
Kayla Fitzgerald, Executive Director of Critical Care Services. Fitzgerald and his team of clinical leaders were credited with working tirelessly to rapidly increase the capacity of the hospital's critical care unit when it was hit hardest by the COVID-19 surge in December 2021.
Hughes added that those recognized represent only a handful of the thousands of Wentworth-Douglas employees who helped the company through the epidemic. He added that he was humbled by the award and thanked the chamber for recognizing the hospital's role in the community.
“A community hospital has something special. There's something special about Wentworth-Douglas, and that's the connection to the community, “said Hughes. “We take our mission very seriously, and it's really about meeting the healthcare needs of our community.”
NH Governor Chris Sununu attended the awards dinner and took some time to chat with Wentworth-Douglas staff.
“You have a great team,” Sunu told staff members.
Also honored at the awards ceremony was Nawrin Bihel, who spent 30 years as vice president of community relations at Wentworth-Douglas Hospital. Behl was awarded the Chamber's Citizen of the Year award.
The awards ceremony was held at the Elliott, Maine Regatta Feast and Conference Center.
Garrison Women's Health has joined Wentworth-Douglas Hospital
DOVER – Garrison has joined the Women's Health, a major coastal obstetrics and gynecology practice, Wentworth-Douglas Hospital, and the Mass. General Brigham Family. The practice is being renamed Wentworth Health Partners Garrison Women's Health.
“We welcome the opportunity to be part of the Wentworth-Douglas and Mass General family,” said Rebecca Banaski, DO, president of Garrison Women's Health. Cooperation and non-stop. “
Located in Dover, the practice specializes in supporting lifelong sympathetic care for women by women. An all-inclusive LGBTQ + confirmation practice, Garrison Women's Health also specializes in gynecology, infertility, obstetrics, urogynecology and surgery.
The facility is located at 770 Central Avenue and offers an onsite lab, ultrasound and mammography screening.
Registration is now open for the 17th Annual CHAD HERO
Lebanon – Dartmouth Health Children's is urging heroes to wear their caps to return to a private event on Sunday, October 9th. 2022 CHAD HERO, Heroes needed for Premier Fund Raising and Athletic Events. Children and family support services throughout the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (CHaD) Children's Hospital and the entire Dartmouth Health Children's System.
CHAD HERO will be held on October 9 in Dartmouth Green, Hanover, NH and participation options include a half marathon, 5k, or cam course 1-mile fun run, 5k walking, volunteering or practically participating.
“We are thrilled to launch the 17th Annual CHAD HERO and to reunite our community for our signature event this fall,” said Keith Loud, MD, MSc, Dartmouth Health Children's Physician-in-Chief. “Heroes have a direct impact on the lives of children in our community and their families, and we are incredibly grateful to the entire HERO community for their continued support.”
Since its inception, CHAD HERO has raised more than $ 8 million to support Dartmouth Health Children's Children and families who benefit from the latest discoveries in specialist, compassionate care and child health research. Thanks for all that this has been possible!
Registration is now open. The registration fee is $ 15 for youth and students, $ 35 for adults and $ 15 for cam courses (all ages). There is no registration fee for virtual participation. Additional HERO details and registration information are available at CHADHERO.org.