The smiling faces are the staff of the Alameda Health System-Fairmont Hospital Outpatient Behavioral Health Services Program (OBHS) serving patients a Thanksgiving meal. Staff and patients see the program as a mini-community for individuals suffering from a variety of behavioral health issues. Patients who complete the OBHS programs are 90% less likely to be re-hospitalized for a psychiatric emergency. Original
An Oakland oncology nurse who was deported to Mexico last year will return to her four children in the United States after winning a lottery drawing for an H-1B visa, her attorney said Friday. Maria Mendoza-Sanchez, 47, and her husband Eusebio became the focal point of a national immigration debate last year when they were deported amid the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration. The undocu
Give Peace of Mind For many people, the holiday season can be a time of renewal and joy as families reconnect and relax. Yet for others, holidays can bring on depression, stress, and anxiety. Please help support our critical services for patients with mental health challenges during the holidays and throughout the year. We are creating a supportive home away from home for those who need us most. Read more
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Join the global movement on behalf of Alameda Health System What: A global effort to give When: November 27, 2018- Giving Tuesday Where: Anywhere Give the gift of health You’ve eaten, you’ve shopped, now it’s time to join millions of people around the world to give back. Join #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. Double your impact! This holiday season your gift will go twice a