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06.03.19

Greening Your Behavioral Health

Content from MindWise Innovations, a division of Riverside Community Care: The first step in improving your behavioral health might be as simple as spending a few minutes in a park. A recent study in Frontiers in Psychology finds that spending just twenty minutes per day walking or sitting in a place where you feel connected to nature can significantly lowe… read more >

05.14.19

Partnership Receives Grant for Career Pathway Program

A partnership of seven organizations, led by Horace Mann Educational Associates (HMEA), was recently awarded a $25,000 program design grant through the Commonwealth’s Learn to Earn (LTE) Initiative. Working with HMEA, Sodexo USA, Cumberland Farms, Worcester Public Schools, Work Without Limits, MassHire Central Workforce Board, and MassHire Central Career Center… read more >

05.01.19

Implicit Bias Q&A with Dr. Nicole Christian-Brathwaite

Nicole Christian-Brathwaite, MD, Medical Director at Riverside Community Care, recently had her article “Implicit Bias: What every pediatrician should know about the effect of bias on health and future directions” published in the journal, Pediatric and Adolescent Healthcare.  In this Q&A, Dr. Christian-Brathwaite discusses her paper and the role implic… read more >

04.23.19

Caring for Your Physical Health Is Only Half of a Healthy Lifestyle

Content from MindWise Innovations, a division of Riverside Community Care: Many people go to at least some effort to look out for their health – their physical health. They watch their diet, limiting daily intake of sugar and salt. They go to the gym and exercise, drink plenty of water, and take multivitamins. Some see their primary care physician every yea… read more >

04.12.19

Youth ER Visits for Suicide Attempts Double – Behavioral Health Education in Schools Is One Answer

Content from MindWise Innovations, a division of Riverside Community Care: Teaching youth about depression, suicide, and other mental health challenges facilitates awareness of their own behavioral health. Students who know what these disorders look like and how to respond appropriately to signs and symptoms of them are better able to support their own wellbei… read more >