2016

Section: Barnabas Health Behavioral Health News - posted in 2016

RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Center Hires Two Staff Psychiatrists
Oct 6, 2016
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center has announced that Pooja Tandon, M.D., and Jaspreet S. Uppal, M.D., have joined the organization as staff psychiatrists. Dr. Tandon, of Morganville, N.J., board-certified in psychiatry, recently completed a ...
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center Appoints Gavriel Pliver as Clinical Director of Stepping Stones
Jun 22, 2016
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center Appoints Gavriel Pliver as Clinical Director of Stepping Stones Gavriel Pliver, RN, BSN, MSN, was recently appointed to Clinical Director of Stepping Stones Intensive Outpatient Program at Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center. As a board certified Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse with experience in ...
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network Hosts Psychiatric Symposium to Educate Health Care Professionals
May 17, 2016
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network Hosts Psychiatric Symposium to Educate Health Care Professionals Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network recently held a Psychiatric Symposium to explore integrated collaborative approaches in caring for patients with mental illness and addiction. Hosted by Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center in Toms River, ...
FREE Mental Health Screening Day at Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center
May 16, 2016
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only about 17 percent of U.S. adults are considered to be in a state of optimal mental health. In an effort to combat this statistic during National Mental Health Month, mental health ...
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center Presents April Community Events
Apr 11, 2016
The Relationship between Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Thursday, April 14 at 2:30 p.m. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, there is a definite connection between mental illness and the use of addictive substances. Join ...
FREE Mental Health Screening Day at Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center
Apr 7, 2016
Mental health professionals from Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center will offer a variety of free, confidential mental health screenings on Wednesday, April 13, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center, located at ...
Teresita Medina Appointed Chief Nursing Officer of Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center
Apr 5, 2016
Teresita Medina Appointed Chief Nursing Officer of Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center The Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network has announced that Teresita (Tess) Medina, MAS, BSN, RN-BC will assume the role of Chief Nursing Officer for the Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center. Previously, she served as administrative director ...
FREE Mental Health Screening Day at Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center
Feb 29, 2016
Mental health professionals from Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center will offer a variety of free, confidential mental health screenings on Thursday, March 10, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center, located at ...
Deanna Sperling Appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center
Feb 10, 2016
Deanna Sperling Appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer  of Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center The Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network has announced that Deanna Sperling, MAS, RN, NE-BC, has assumed the position of president and chief executive officer of Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center. Previously, she served as chief nursing ...
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center Offers Support for Those Experiencing Post-Holiday Blues
Feb 5, 2016
While the holiday season is a time for joy and laughter, it can also be an emotional rollercoaster, leaving many tired, anxious and depressed or intensifying feelings of sadness and loneliness, even as the hustle and bustle subsides. In an effort to ...
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network Creates First System APN Council
Feb 4, 2016
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network is pleased to announce the creation of a Psychiatric Advance Practice Nurse (APN) Council. The APN Council will serve as a forum for Barnabas Health psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners to unify ...
Seasonal Affective Disorder – Escaping the Winter Blues
Jan 5, 2016
TOMS RIVER, NJ – Changes in weather can often affect people’s moods. Sunny days can lift our spirits, while dull, rainy days may can make us feel a little gloomy. For some, it can be hard to shake off the winter blues – those ...
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center Offers Support for Those Experiencing Post-Holiday Blues
Jan 4, 2016
Tuesday, January 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. TOMS RIVER, N.J. (January 4, 2015) – While the holiday season is a time for joy and laughter, it can also be an emotional rollercoaster, leaving many tired, anxious and depressed or intensifying ...