Introducing The Children's Program, Supporting Families at Risk of Homelessness

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 4/21/21 2:09 PM

Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group Behavioral Health and Sacramento County have partnered in creating a new program to support children and families who are at risk of becoming homeless or are currently experiencing homelessness. The Children's Program applies a holistic approach to health. It treats both physical and mental health, while making sure families feel safe and self-sufficient.

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Caring for Your Mental Health Through Virtual Visits

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 4/12/21 10:16 AM

Dignity Health Medical Groups rapidly scaled their virtual care capabilities at an unprecedented rate at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many patients have since enjoyed the safety and convenience of virtual visits. Dignity Health Medical Group Behavioral Health patients have especially shown a great interest in video visits, with more than 85% of appointments being conducted virtually since the beginning of the pandemic.

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Celebrating Women's Health On International Women's Day

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 3/8/21 2:48 PM

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8, serving as an opportunity to advocate for gender equality, celebrate the accomplishments of women around the world and highlight women’s rights, including women’s health.

In commemoration of this day, we’re spotlighting women physicians from Dignity Health Medical Groups who have contributed greatly to their respective practices and passing along their professional insight within their specialities in support of overall women’s health.

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Dignity Health Medical Group New Parent Telehealth Counseling Program

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 10/21/20 3:34 PM

One in five women in California will experience distressing emotions, anxiety or depression during their pregnancy or up to a year after giving birth. This time can be difficult for the entire family. Early identification and treatment are vital to the health of not only the mother, but also her infant, partner and family. The pandemic has only increased new parents’ need for support. 

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Advocating for Mental Health Care on World Mental Health Day

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 10/9/20 9:20 AM

World Mental Health Day is observed on Oct.10 each year. The World Health Organization (WHO) established this observance to raise global awareness and mobilize efforts around supporting mental health. This day offers an opportunity to discuss mental health care, and bring forth resources,tips and tools for navigating mental health diagnosis and treatment.
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