Catholic Health World features St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in cover story on escalating demand for behavioral health services

Most Americans, directly or indirectly, experience behavioral health challenges at some point in their lives. For some, it’s a life-long struggle that drains resources and fractures families. In greater Cleveland, persons with mental illness and addiction have some of the direst needs, which have been further exacerbated by Covid-19. In its June 1 issue, Catholic Health World features St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in a cover story on pandemic stressors driving increased depression, anxiety and substance abuse. Individuals struggling with mental health and addiction challenges not only face a tremendous amount stigma, but they also receive their care from a too fragmented and disconnected delivery system. This is something St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is working to address through its Integrated Care approach – including expanded services and through community partnerships to achieve a complete continuum. …

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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Catholic Health Association, health care

The Post and Courier highlights work of South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families to help men play active roles in their children's lives

On Father's Day, the Post and Courier (Charleston, South Carolina) highlighted the work the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families does to help men play active roles in their children's lives and why dads are so vital to the well-being of their children, the safety of communities and the economy of the state. The article also highlighted the impact the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has had on the center.…

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Outreach, Foundations

Midlands Fatherhood Coalition hosting Daddy & Me 5k Run June 19

After a year on hold, the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition is once again holding its annual Daddy & Me 5K to raise money to continue the organization’s impact in the greater Columbia, South Carolina, area. The Midlands Fatherhood Coalition, which is part of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, is a holistic organization with a mission to engage fathers in the positive support of their children. The group works to enhance support for fatherhood throughout the South Carolina Midlands.…

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Outreach

Urge Your Lawmakers to Support a Better Way to Repay Act

Hospitals, health systems and other providers struggled greatly to meet the health care needs of the communities they serve as Covid-19 raged across the United States—and they continue to face significant financial challenges because of the pandemic. These providers received just over $100 billion in Medicare Accelerated and Advanced Payment loans during 2020 to help them fight Covid (section 3719 of the CARES Act). Last year, Congress extended the repayment terms of the expanded accelerated and advanced payment policy for Medicare providers, which was a tremendous help to providers. Providers remain very concerned about their ability to pay back the loans. We are again requesting that Congress delay the start of the repayment of Medicare loans an additional year.…

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Advocacy, health care, Sisters of Charity Health System

Joseph's Home director of development named 2021 Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year by Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Cleveland

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) Cleveland announced that Madeline (Maddie) Wallace, director of development at Joseph's Home, is the recipient of its 2021 Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year Award. The award honors young, nonprofit professionals who have made a significant impact on the nonprofit sector and the city of Cleveland through their work and community efforts. Young professionals from around the city were nominated by directors, co-workers, friends and mentors.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards 91 grants totaling $1.5 million; reaches $80 million over 25 years

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded its first round of 2021 grants totaling $1,516,500 to 91 nonprofits that are working to make life better for people experiencing poverty. This latest round of awards pushes the total amount of grant funding to $80 million that the foundation has awarded nonprofits in South Carolina over its 25-year history.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland partners with MASS Design Group to inform vision for Health Campus in Central neighborhood

MASS Design Group, a global design collective dedicated to delivering architecture that promotes justice and human dignity, has been engaged by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland to create a Health Campus that provides care for the whole person. In the Central Neighborhood, the Health Campus will build on the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine’s 170-year legacy of healing by bringing new services to the community that address the social determinants of health.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $939,281 in grants for first and second quarters

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has announced $939,281 in grants for the first and second quarters of this year. Foundation President Joni Close said, “The first- and second-quarter grants were awarded through the foundation’s grantmaking process, focusing on areas of interest related to our mission and goals. Along with those grants, the board approved a special round of grants in the amount of $408,012 for summer enrichment programming to help mitigate students' learning losses from the pandemic."…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Foundations

St. Vincent Charity offers advice on when to see a spine specialist for back pain

Back pain is a leading cause of disability and one that most people try to grin and bear. Popping ibuprofen may be a short-term solution to masking pain, but it won’t fix the problem. It can be hard to tell if back pain is the result of a pulled muscle or an actual problem with the spine. On its Radiant Blog, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center offers advice about when to see a spine specialist.…

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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care

Early Childhood Resource Center receives $204,910 grant for SPARK program

The Early Childhood Resource Center has received a $204,910 grant for its Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids (SPARK) program from the GAR Foundation. The program aims to help boost kindergarten readiness and enhance literacy skills. The center is the region’s state-designated Child Care Resource & Referral agency and is GAR’s principal partner for offering Supporting Teachers & Ready Students, a four-year early childhood professional development program. The center is planning to open an additional office in Akron next month.…

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Early Childhood Resource Center, Outreach

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland a partner in supportive housing development to serve transition-aged youth experiencing homelessness

Young people who experience homelessness know what they require to feel stable and confident as they transition to adulthood. Their needs, voices and plans are driving the creation of a new 50-unit supportive housing development specifically for transition-aged youth, 18 to 24 years old (TAY). The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is one of the partners leading the Housing First initiative and A Place 4 Me to bring this first-of-its-kind development to Cuyahoga County.…

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New supportive housing development in Cleveland to serve transition-aged youth experiencing homelessness

Partners in Cuyahoga County’s Housing First initiative today announced a partnership with A Place 4 Me to design a new 50-unit supportive housing development specifically to serve transition-aged youth age 18 to 24 (TAY) experiencing homelessness. The partners recently attracted low-income housing tax credits from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency to help fund the $12 million development, which has an anticipated opening in summer 2023 in the St. Clair Superior neighborhood. …

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families releases 2020 impact report

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has released its 2020 impact report, with a theme of "staying connected." Through a year of obstacles and opportunities, the impact report highlights how the center was able to maintain and support the statewide delivery of the vital programs that fathers and families rely on each day. The report also provides 2020 impacts and outcomes, including serving 2,204 full-time enrollees, positively impacting 4,677 children, saving more than $2.7 million in incarceration costs through "Jobs not Jail," and more.…

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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center unveils center for robotic joint replacement

Under the leadership of Dr. Bernard Stulberg, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has launched its Robotic Joint Center as part of its Spine and Orthopedic Institute, allowing for same-day knee replacement at both the hospital’s downtown location and the Brainard Surgery Center in Lyndhurst. What started as a national trial in which Stulberg was one of only five physicians to test the THINK Surgical Inc. TSolution One Total Knee Application, St. Vincent is the first hospital in Ohio to implement this technology for total knee replacement.…

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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland support of Sisters on the Frontlines initiative helps provide $1,000 to 1,000 sisters

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland joined several other organizations to found the Sisters on the Frontlines initiative, which is an alliance formed to respond to the immediate needs of communities impacted by COVID-19. As the pandemic has exacted immense tolls on society, Sisters on the Frontlines turns to direct-service Catholic sisters: sisters each receive $1,000 and a mandate to use the funds to help an individual or family suffering the adverse effects of the pandemic. The initiative reached its goal of 1,000 sisters receiving $1,000 each.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina supports life-changing work of Greenville Homeless Alliance

On January 13, Greenville County condemned the Economy Inn on Augusta Road for the second time in three years, citing plumbing, electrical, and heating issues and a lack of smoke detectors. The 80 people who were displaced—aged 3 weeks to 80 years—had immediate needs, especially transportation and a safe place to live. With support from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina and others, the Greenville Homeless Alliance stepped in to help.…

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St. Vincent Charity leader pens essay for The Plain Dealer's Northeast Ohio health care heroes series

“God, just keep us resilient. Let’s not get discouraged. There are so many things we can do and are doing well, and we have to keep looking for those bright spots.” Janice Murphy, president and CEO of St. Vincent Medical Charity Center, was asked by The Plain Dealer for a personal account of leading during the pandemic. The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com are celebrating health care heroes who helped through the coronavirus pandemic and are honoring them with a collection of first- and third-person stories about their work.…

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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood promotes team members

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood has promoted Richaun Bunton to managing director and Dawn Glasco to manager of engagement and social innovation. The promotions better reflect the ongoing work in the community and the role of the Central Promise Team. Promise is a collective impact movement that helps to convene partners, create shared goals and implement collaborative initiatives in Cleveland's Central neighborhood. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is the lead partner of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood.…

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Promise Neighborhood, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Foundations

The Heart of Regina Health Center: donor spotlight focuses on encouraging employee recognition and advancement

In the new issue of The Heart of Regina Health Center newsletter, two donors who are encouraging employee recognition and advancement are featured. Executive Director Mark Yantek writes about finding the silver linings during trying times and there is a story about Director of Maintenance Bill Vorndran retiring after 48 years. Read the complete newsletter for additional news, upcoming events, stories of how Regina Health Center carries out its mission, and more.…

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Regina Health Center, health care

Joseph’s Home to launch first facility in Cleveland to support medically fragile women experiencing homelessness

Mary’s Home, Cleveland’s first provider focused on the physical and mental health needs of medically fragile women experiencing homelessness, will open its doors in December through generous commitments of nearly $1 million, leaders of Joseph’s Home announced. “Women experiencing homelessness in Cuyahoga County have no place to go to recover from acute health conditions after leaving a hospital,” said Beth Graham, executive director, Joseph’s Home. “These women desperately need a nurturing, caring place to recuperate – not only from physical illness, but also the additional trauma they face from homelessness.”…

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Joseph's Home announces plans to serve women experiencing homelessness through the launch of Mary's Home

Women experiencing homelessness in Cuyahoga County have no place to go to recover from significant health problems. They desperately need a nurturing, caring place to recuperate—not only from physical illness, but also the additional trauma they face from homelessness. Joseph’s Home is embarking on a transformative project with a goal to open the doors to women experiencing homelessness by December 31, 2021. Mary’s Home—a 10-bed facility that was a former school and daycare center adjacent to Joseph’s Home—will serve greater Cleveland’s population of single, adult women who are experiencing homelessness and have acute medical conditions.…

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