PRMS "Gives a Hoot!"

This July marks Minority Mental Health Month, and now more than ever, knowing that minority communities are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re using our platform to spread awareness, share educational tools, and show support. PRMS is proud to announce our donation this month to the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in an effort to support this cause. ...

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In an effort to continue our support of organizations helping communities affected by the unprecedented results of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in recognition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, PRMS is pleased to announce our donations to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the Purple Heart Foundation this June. NAMI provides advocacy, edu ...

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During this unprecedented health crisis, it’s more important than ever that we stay home as much as possible. But while we continue to remain physically distant, we commend psychiatrists for staying connected, rising to the challenge, and continuing to find ways to deliver mental health services. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and in support of the entire health co ...

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PRMS kicked off 2020 by increasing charitable donations through our “Refer a Colleague” program to $50 – up $25 from 2019! But we are not stopping there – throughout the entire month of April from Wednesday, April 1 to Thursday, April 30, we are doubling donations to $100 to benefit mental health organizations. Launched in 2013, the “Refer a Colleague” program was created to ...

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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD in New Haven, CT to be featured as our guest blogger this month. An accomplished psychiatry fellow at the Yale Child Study Center, who works with young adults, adolescents, children and their families, has been named the first recipient of a PRMS-endowed fellowship in collaboration with ...

As a psychiatrist at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, Dr. Sonal Harneja, MD, often worked with people having their first psychotic episode. Much of her work involved reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness and educating patients and their families about the causes, symptoms, prognosis and potential treatments. “It can be incredibly scary for them and their famili ...

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The Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (TSPP) has created the TSPP Resident-Fellow Member Travel Scholarship Fund, helping to cover part of the travel costs residents face while attending meetings hosted by TSPP. This initiative will kick into action once $5,000 is raised. TSPP is seeking voluntary donations from members. When the TSPP Resident-Fellow Member Travel Schola ...

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On behalf of everyone at PRMS, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a new year full of good health and much happiness. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you. In recognition of the commitment and care you provide your patients and to say “thank you,” we will once again make donations to charities that focus on mental healthcare. This year we will continu ...

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Have you heard of an organization called Kraftlove? Kraftlove is a nonprofit that provides creative crafting kits to hospitalized children facing a variety of illnesses and challenges mainly around the Washington DC area. In the three years of box distribution, 2,700 boxes have been assembled and delivered to children. Anhvinh Wright explains the theme of the 2018 fall proje ...

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Categories: PRMS "Gives a Hoot!"

  When PRMS implemented the “Refer a Colleague” program in 2013, we hoped it would grow into a mutually beneficial initiative or as we sometimes describe it, when altruism and capitalism join forces.  Over the last five years, we have donated nearly $13,000 to 65 mental health organizations. The program is steadily our number one source for new business with over 500 recommend ...

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