Tag: behavioral health

Mental Health Month: Awareness & COVID-19

Feelings of loneliness and isolation can be symptoms of depression or another mental illness; It can also be incredibly common during social distancing. May is mental health awareness month and this May it is especially important that you take an assessment of your mental health. Staying connected helps us feel a sense of belonging. Whether its talking to family and…

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COVID and Mental Health

While COVID-19 is the main health concern right now, we also need to be aware of the toll it takes on our mental health to go through a crisis such as this. Outbreaks can be STRESSFUL! Adults and kids alike have been impacted by COVID. Kids are doing school at home, lots of people are working from home, we can’t…

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5 Locations, 1 Community

In early August Park DuValle Community Health Center opened their 5th location (4th satellite location) in Henry County, Kentucky. The Henry County Community Health Center (HCCHC) is located in the Henry County Health Department in New Castle, Kentucky. The opening of the Henry County location means that Park DuValle Community Health Center now owns and operates 5 locations in Louisville…

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Long Acting Injectables May Be the Answer for Some with Schizophrenia and Bi-Polar Disorder

Many people with a daily medicine routine have trouble remembering to take their medicine. Whether it is because they don’t think they need it or simply forgetting, there can be a very real consequences to forgetting to take a prescribed medicine. Those taking medicines for mental health reasons are especially susceptible to not taking their medicines as prescribed. Often times…

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New Russell Neighborhood Health Center Now Open!

On the corner of 15th and Broadway, where many people might once remember as Whit’s Liquor, is now a brand new state of the art health center. Formerly known as Park DuValle at CityView and located on W. Chestnut, the Russell Neighborhood Health Center (RNHC) offers more services, with the ability to see even more patients. Russell Neighborhood Health Center…

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Knowing the Signs of Opioid Abuse

Opioids are an illegal class of drug that include things like herion, and fentanyl as well as prescription pain killers such as morphine, codeine, oxycodone and hydrocodone. These substances are extremely addictive and can cause long term damage to organs such as the heart. Drug overdose was the leading cause of accidental deaths in 2009, but addiction to these types…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

It’s May y’all! Here in the Derby city we’re picking horses, and trying to convince tourists that Mint Juleps are not good. But May is not just about the flowers and Derby festivities, or even the end of school for the year. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and this year organizations such as NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health)…

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