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January 2020 Community Partner News
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IN THIS ISSUE
When Teens Need More
Than Outpatient Therapy

Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program

Many teenagers with anxiety, depression or other behavioral health diagnoses can recover with outpatient therapy. However, some teens with significant mental and/or emotional health problems need to receive a more intensive program of treatment without an inpatient stay.

Our Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program is a short-term, intensive treatment program designed specifically for adolescents (ages 13-17) with significant mental health and/or emotional issues that don’t require inpatient care. With our program, teens receive expert, intensive and structured daily care a teen would experience in the hospital while still being able to return home each evening. 
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Daniel Schellenberg, MD is the Director of Pine Rest Child and Adolescent Inpatient Services and a faculty member of the Pine Rest-MSU College of Human Medicine Psychiatry Residency and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship.

Dr. Schellenberg attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and his psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at University of Michigan Hospitals.

 
Hospital Contact Center Update
Inpatient & Partial Admissions, Urgent Care & Crisis Calls
616.455.9200
To provide faster access to care, calls are now answered directly by Assessment and Referral Clinicians. The staff will ask for basic registration details and clinical details to help determine appropriate level of care. Please note, in the event that all clinicians are busy with other calls, the support staff team will answer and direct the call as needed.
How Depression May Present At School
Depression can have a huge impact on behavior and performance at school. Here are some school-related behavior changes that could be warning signs of depression:
  • A change in grades
  • Not finishing homework
  • Increased errors
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Forgetting assignments
  • Needing additional time to complete assignments
  • Emotional outbursts
  • Missing class
  • Loss of interest in subjects or activities used to enjoy
Aren Lord, LMSW, Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program shares insights into teen depression in this WZZM My West Michigan segment. 
Spring 2020 Pearls Lecture Series
All events are 7-8 a.m. | 1 CME/CE available
Registration now open | No charge | Breakfast included
The Secret Your Patient Might be Hiding: Identifying Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care
Bruce Springer, MD and John Budnick, PA-C
Wednesday, March 25

Substance use disorders (SUDs) have a tremendous impact on a patient’s health, but often the PCP team may be unaware of the SUD. In this session, we will share screening tools, tips, and strategies to help you determine when patients have an SUD.
Teasing Out Panic Attacks Versus Heart Attacks
Chadwick Furness, MD
Wednesday, April 15

Dr. Furness has experience working in both a psychiatric and primary care settings and will help attendees learn to accurately identify heart problems and panic attacks. In addition, he will cover how cardiac health and mental health interact and affect each other.
Hope For Patients With Treatment Resistant Depression
Louis Nykamp, MD
Wednesday, May 13

An overview of additional treatment options for patients with treatment resistant depression including Ketamine Infusion Therapy and Brain Stimulation Therapies such as Electroconvulsive Therapy and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.
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