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Butler Honors Two Community Advocates at A Gallery Affair.
The Butler Hospital Foundation hosts A Gallery Affairs to raise funds in support of the hospital, and honor two community members for their service to the hospital and their advocacy for mental health care.
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Butler is Leading the Charge in the War on Alzheimer’s.
Recently featured in the ProJo is a story that looks at the current affairs in the war on Alzheimer’s disease and ranks Dr. Stephen Salloway, director of Butler’s Memory and Aging Program, as a general. Read More
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Butler Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Study Yoga as a Treatment for Pain.
Researchers at Butler Hospital have been awarded a research grant to study yoga and health education classes to treat chronic pain in people with a history of opioid use disorder who are currently receiving opioid agonist therapy (OAT). OAT refers to medications including buprenorphine and methadone. The three-year grant was awarded by the National Institutes of Health and totals over $600,000.
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Preliminary Research Results Show Promise for Alzheimer’s Treatment Breakthrough.
Researchers at Butler Hospital publish breakthrough results from a study of a new drug for Alzheimer’s disease. The clinical trial covered a novel antibody therapy for Alzheimer’s disease, called aducanumab.
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Butler and Rhode Island Hospitals to Test Brain Pacemaker for Alzheimer's.
After showing promise in early phase trials, Butler Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital are now conducting a large study of deep brain stimulation for Alzheimer's disease.
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Butler Enrolls First Participant in National Landmark Alzheimer's Study.
Designed to prevent memory loss, the A4 Study is seeking to enroll 1,000 healthy adults who are at risk for developing Alzheimer's disease but show no outward signs of the disease.
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Patients Benefit from Caregiver Involvement in Discharge.
New Butler Hospital research study results show family caregivers involvement in hospitalization and discharge greatly influences patient experience and health outcomes.
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Connection Between Childhood Adversity and Psychiatric Disorders Seen at Cellular Level.
In a notable new study, Butler Hospital researchers identify an association between biological changes on the cellular level and both childhood adversity and psychiatric disorders. Understanding this biology is necessary to move toward better treatment and prevention options for stress-related psychiatric and medical conditions, and may shed light on the aging process itself.
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New Book Explores Acceptance and Mindfulness Therapy for Psychosis.
In his new book titled Incorporating Acceptance and Mindfulness into the Treatment of Psychosis: Current Trends and Future Directions, Editor Brandon Gaudiano, PhD, a clinical psychologist at Butler Hospital and faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior at Brown University, provides a comprehensive look at the history and application of mindfulness and acceptance psychotherapies in the treatment of psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia.
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Butler Hospital's Brandon Gaudiano Featured in Providence Business News.
Butler Researcher, Dr. Brandon Gaudiano was featured in last week’s Providence Business Journal’s weekly “5 Questions With:” to discuss mindfulness and its use within treating psychosis. Dr. Gaudiano, who recently edited “Incorporating Acceptance and Mindfulness into the Treatment of Psychosis” a book examining the use of mindfulness in treating psychosis, talks to PBN about mindfulness, how he became interested in it and its history as a therapy to treat psychotic disorders.
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Hall at Center House Opens.
With suicide the second leading cause of death for ages 15 to 29 in the United States, and 50 to 75 percent of anxiety, mood, impulse control, and substance use disorders emerging between the ages of 14 to 24 years, Butler Hospital is stepping forward to do something to address this health crisis.
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Outpatient Detoxification Program Available at Butler Hospital.
In response to the growing crisis of heroin addiction and the ongoing problem of alcohol use in our community, Butler Hospital, a member of Care New England health system, announces the opening of an outpatient detoxification unit as an addition to its alcohol and drug treatment services. The ambulatory program provides medically managed safe withdrawal from alcohol and/or heroin, opioid or other prescription medications to adults 18 years or older.
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Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation and Brain Health Registry Partner to Accelerate Alzheimer’s Treatment by 2025.
Butler Hospital is one of six key institutions supporting the efforts of a new partnership between the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation and the Brain Health Registry at the University of California at San Francisco to grow its global registry of potential Alzheimer’s clinical trial candidates. “This is not only an exciting advancement, but an essential endeavor if we hope to achieve the national goal of finding a treatment for Alzheimer’s by 2025,” said Stephen Salloway, MD, MS, director of the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, and professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
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Butler Hospital Awards Barbara Ostrove with President’s Award for Employee Excellence.
Barbara Ostrove, of Chepachet, RI, has been awarded the President’s Award for Employee Excellence, a quarterly award presented by Butler Hospital.
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Dr. Julie Forrest Named Chief of Alcohol and Drug Inpatient Treatment Unit at Butler Hospital.
Julie Forrest, MD, a psychiatrist at Butler Hospital, has been appointed the hospital’s new Chief of the Alcohol and Drug Inpatient Treatment Unit (ADI).
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Butler Hospital Announces New Agreement with Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island.
A new contract agreement between Butler Hospital and Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island is providing greater access to treatment for Rhode Islanders. The agreement, effective March 1, allows people with health insurance through Neighborhood to utilize Butler’s Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services, expanding on the variety of services Neighborhood already covers at Butler.
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Butler Hospital Researchers Awarded at National Neuropsychopharmacology Conference.
Three research residents from Butler Hospital and Brown University awards receive awards for “best poster” at the annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP).
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Sara Masri Named Philanthropy Officer for Major Gifts for Butler Hospital.
Care New England Health System (CNE) and Butler Hospital are pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Masri as a Philanthropy Officer for Major Gifts.
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