Quote Of The Week
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
– Wayne Dyer
WELCOME OUR NEWEST FOUNDERS’ CIRCLE MEMBER
PROJECT 375 is thrilled to welcome Clint Malarchuk, best known for his career as a professional goalie in the NHL for over a decade, to our Founders’ Circle as our newest inaugural member! You can learn more about Clint’s journey in his book, “The Crazy Game.”
TELEMEDICINE COMPANIES SEE MENTAL HEALTH AS NEXT FRONTIER
Telemedicine companies that have been landing a flurry of new contracts with employers and insurers to provide less expensive and more convenient medical consultations with physicians are now adding mental health services for their customers.
OUR EXPERT OPINION
“Mental health care lends itself particularly well to remote delivery, because the provider usually doesn’t need to “lay hands on the patient” to provide care.”
– Rene Y. Quashie, senior counsel in the health-care and life sciences practice of Epstein Becker Green
A 375 PERSPECTIVE
I find it very reassuring that insurance companies are starting to recognize mental health as a reasonable need for assistance and coverage. It only makes sense, as the article said, to recognize what is already there and support their clients with covering at least a portion of the cost. With that in mind, telemedicine makes sense as the newest frontier. Many times a huge portion of treatment is discussion and with so many people already constantly on their phone and connected to the internet, telemedicine will allow a larger, more efficient reach of its resources.
– Lara, PROJECT 375 Ambassador
Let’s Talk About It
Geoff Gorewitz is a proud father and avid sports fan. Geoff lives in Boston, Massachusetts and dreams of one day having his own charity or non-profit organization.
PROJECT 375: If you were granted one wish, what would it be?
Geoff: If I were granted one wish it would be to travel and provide random acts of kindness along the way, by giving happiness to others.
“So Good To Me” from PROJECT STABLE
“Balance in life, like body, is not a given, we need to work for it.”
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ROCK ‘N’ ROLL
PROJECT 375 is SO excited to be an official fundraising partner for this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon! Join our team in Brooklyn during Mental Health Awareness Week as we run our second half marathon. You can help us raise money and raise awareness in support of mental health. For more details contact Emily Thieme at email@example.com.
Mark Your Calendar
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PHYSICAL HEALTH NEGLECTED FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
A new report has revealed people with mental illness die up to 30 years earlier than the general population, amid claims their physical and sexual health is being largely ignored.
COMMUNITY-BASED CARE CAN REDUCE THE STIGMA OF MENTAL ILLNESS
Mental illness has been part of human society throughout recorded history, but how we care for people with mental disorders has changed radically, and not always for the better.
WHY ARE JAILS MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT CENTERS OF LAST RESORT?
Incarceration is not an acceptable alternative for a broken mental health system, yet that’s exactly what has happened, in Iowa and across the country. When a person’s behavior is driven by an illness rather than a conscious decision to break the law, jail is not the right place to be.
WHAT DID I MISS?
Want to know what you missed in our last newsletter? Don’t fret! You can check out The Chatter, Volume 43 by clicking the button!
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