Grief, Interrupted

How to Help Someone Grieving a Covid Death

Chances are you know people who have lost loved ones to Covid. Here are some ways to help them navigate the emotional aftermath.

09/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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08/26/2021

Progress Report

Here's an Inside Look At Sarasota Memorial's New Behavioral Healthcare Pavilion

The 96,000-square-foot, 82-bed facility is slated to be complete in October 2023.

06/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

#NotAloneSuncoast

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month. Here Are Some Local Sources for Help If You Need It

The Sarasota and Manatee Counties chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a variety of webinars, support groups and a community blog.

04/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What's the Best Way to Relieve Anxiety at Home?

Stress and anxiety are on the rise, but there's not always time for professional help. Here are some tips on how to find relief at home.

04/07/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Q&A

America’s Former Surgeon General Discusses Loneliness, Isolation and Covid-19

Dr. Vivek Murthy is the author of a timely new book titled "Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World."

09/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Self-Care

Behavior Analyst Kabrena Williams on Self-Care for Special Needs Caregivers

“I’m here to hold you accountable for scheduling non-negotiable me time,” Williams says.

08/14/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Mental Health

A Sarasota Social Worker Is Offering Free Virtual Therapy for Essential Workers

Jeffery Frank is one of several therapists who have started a new nonprofit that provides free or reduced-cost therapy sessions to essential workers nationwide.

05/19/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Unwind

Celebrate National Relaxation Day With These 10 Tips

Yoga instructor Luisella Rossi shares breathing tips and easy exercises we can do at our desks to help us recharge.

08/15/2019 By Hanna Powers

Prescription X

New Documentary Will Cover How Sarasota Influenced the Future of Trauma Therapy

The career of aspiring psychotherapist and New College graduate Rick Doblin is being chronicled by documentary filmmaker Nirvan Mullick.

07/15/2019 By Giulia Heyward

New Hires

Mental Health Community Centers, Inc. Selects Courtney DeFrank as Director of Operations

DeFrank previously served as the program director of the Sarasota location of Prospect House.

06/21/2019 By Staff

Health care

Grant Will Help Mental Health Program for Children

Compeer Sarasota was recently awarded a $95,000 grant to serve children 5 to 17 years old.

12/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

Mental Health Nonprofit Names New Executive Director, Development Director

Mental Health Community Centers, a nonprofit that operates centers in Sarasota, Venice, North Port and Arcadia, recently hired Arin Norris and Ashley Light.

11/12/2018 By Staff

Deals

Mental Health Provider Acquired By Jacksonville Beach Company

Sarasota's Comprehensive MedPsych Systems was recently purchased by Refresh Mental Health.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Deals

Mental Health Services Company Acquires Psychiatric Practice

Sarasota's Comprehensive MedPsych Systems recently acquired Dr. Vladimir Einisman’s psychiatric practice.

03/12/2018 By Staff

Why I Care

Retired Attorney Steve VanderClay Befriends Those with Mental Health Challenges

Compeer currently connects volunteers with 42 people with mental health challenges.

02/28/2018 By Ilene Denton

Health care

Expansion and Renovations at Mental Health Nonprofit Completed

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. last month completed a 1,800-square-foot crisis stabilization unit expansion and a 9,500-square-foot renovation of an existing unit for Centerstone.

01/15/2018 By staff

New hires

Bilingual Psychiatrist Joins Behavioral Health Care Group

Comprehensive MedPsych Systems, a multi-disciplinary private behavioral health care group, recently added board-certified psychiatrist Gabriel Lugo, M.D.

11/14/2016 By staff

New hires

Mental Health Nonprofit Appoints New Executive Director

Jeffrey Standring was recently named Mental Health Community Centers' new executive director.

08/26/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Forum Dedicated to Mental Health Issues

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and the National Alliance on Mental Illness are partnering to host a free community forum on mental illness on Sept. 23.

08/22/2016 Research by staff