To help raise awareness around end-of-life care issues, Care New England has developed a wealth of information regarding palliative and hospice care, including videos Q&As with “conversation ready” clinicians and with Kim Hogg, who discussed the proactive approach that helped her family cope prior to her mother passing away earlier this year. We've also created a “Conversation” info graphic focused on how to start these difficult discussions. Read more
Butler Hospital Charity Golf Tournament
Butler Hospital is pleased to announce that the Cavanagh Family and Blish & Cavanagh, LLP are co-sponsoring a golf tournament to benefit Butler on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Shelter Harbor Golf Club.
CNE Talks (Your) Health: Spring-Time to Clean Up Your Act?
Spring cleaning may not be for everyone. Activities we decide to put our time and energy into should be values-based, explains Maria Mancebo,PhD, Butler Hospital. If you value spending quality time with others, on your hobbies or just relaxing, it may be time to skip spring cleaning and let go of society’s notion that everything must be perfect. Read more
Butler Hospital's First Endowed Chair for Neurodegenerative Disorders
Investing in the future of understanding and treating neurodegenerative disorders, Butler Hospital announces the creation of its first endowed chair honoring the work of Stanley M. Aronson, MD.
Most people who suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be helped by two established and highly effective treatments that are often used in combination: cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and medication. Even people with severe OCD usually benefit from these approaches.
Some individuals, however, do not get adequate relief using the above treatments despite the best efforts of themselves, their doctors, and their therapists. People in this group may be eligible to participate in new research examining Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a treatment for OCD.
Meet Rich, Sheila, Ann, and Nikki, members of Butler Hospital's Patient and Family Advisory Council. They share their individual experience, strength, and hope through these videos in order to help others living with a mental illness and people who have loved ones with a mental illness.