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Mental Health Support for Adolescents

Adolescence is a pivotal phase of life characterized by significant emotional, physical, and social development. During this time, young people may be exposed to a variety of environmental stressors that can profoundly impact their mental health. Academic pressures, peer relationships, family dynamics, body image, and social media, to name a few, can all negatively affect … Read More

Mike Talmo, CEO of CenterPointe Columbia Promotes Effective Treatment Approaches for Mental Health Conditions

There are many myths and misunderstandings about mental health conditions and how they are treated. Mike Talmo, CEO of CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia talks about the modern and effective treatment approaches used at the beautiful and new CenterPointe Hospital located off north Range Line Street in Columbia. The highly qualified and compassionate physicians and staff … Read More

Ken Skouby, Clinical Director of CenterPointe Columbia Gives Hope for Those Affected by Mental Health Issues

Emotional issues can negatively affect all of us at certain times in our lives, and can escalate into a crisis if left untreated. Ken Skouby, Clinical Director of CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia gives hope to those who are affected by mental health issues with help from CenterPointe Hospital. Our caring and compassionate phone counselors are … Read More

CenterPointe Columbia Supports Disaster Relief Efforts in Jefferson City, Missouri

Support after a natural disaster is essential to help a community get back on their feet and back to their normal routines.  CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia is honored to participate in the Disaster Relief efforts for our state’s capitol and neighbor, Jefferson City. We’re the “Show Me” State – Let’s SHOW Jefferson City our Support!

Compass Health Leaders Visit CenterPointe Columbia

Compass Health Leaders Tour CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia. Helping individuals and families affected by mental health and substance abuse issues often requires collaboration among many local and regional behavioral health providers to provide a full continuum of services. Toward that end, CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia was pleased to welcome Compass Health leaders for a tour … Read More

CenterPointe Columbia Expands Medical Team

Please join CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia in welcoming Sarmistha Bhalla, M.D. and Syed Khalid Imam, M.D. Sarmistha Bhalla, M.D. Medical Director of Geriatric Services Dr. Sarmista Bhalla has been appointed Medical Director of Geriatric Services at CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia where she will oversee our Silver Lining Program for senior adults. Dr. Bhalla comes to … Read More

MU Gerontology Conference Explores Alzheimer’s, Hospice, Medical Marijuana & more.

MU 30th Annual Gerontology Nursing Conference featured the presentation, “My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver,” by Martin James “Marty” Schreiber, former Governor of Wisconsin, and caregiver for his beloved wife, Elaine, diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.  “If there’s one thing worse than Alzheimer’s, it’s ignorance of the disease,” noted Schreiber.