PRMS "Gives a Hoot!"

Make no mistake, religion and spirituality can help some people struggling with mental health conditions and often plays a big role in recovery. Inclusive and welcoming congregations often have outreach programs for people with mental health conditions or mental health ministries. But some – particularly in the South – view mental illness as a moral failing. In its 50th annive ...

We would like to take a moment to shine a light on a mental health foundation PRMS contributes to and the important work they are doing to promote mental health. The Maryland Foundation for Psychiatry, Inc. (Foundation) works both to educate the public about mental health issues and also with psychiatrists to broaden their contributions to the welfare of psychiatric patients. ...

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On behalf of the PRMS team, we wish you a joyful holiday season and a new year full of good health and much happiness. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service to our clients and the behavioral healthcare community. In recognition of the commitment and care psychiatrists provide their patients and to say “thank you,” we will once again make donations to four charities ...

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Limited access to mental health care has far-reaching implications for children and adolescents with psychiatric illnesses or family dysfunction. Left untreated, mental illness in young people can lead to problems at school, at home and with peers, as well as changes in appetite or sleep and social withdrawal or self-destructive behavior. PRMS recognizes this problem and as pa ...

PRMS was pleased to support the Total Family Care Coalition’s Garden Bugs Summer Camp for youngsters in the District of Columbia, age six to 13. We donated toys, art supplies, books, board games, camp supplies and other items to help get the camp off to a great start.  There were several donations of sporting equipment from soccer balls to jump ropes which will keep the campers ...

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Rain did not stop another successful NAMIWalksNYC event from happening this May at the South Street Seaport Promenade in New York City. PRMS was delighted to once again sponsor several psychiatric societies’ participation in NAMIWalks 2017. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides free support, education and advocacy programs for individuals with mental illness and ...

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Once a year, Washington DC-area cyclists take part in the annual Bike to Work Day. As an avid cyclist, I look forward to this day with great anticipation as there are pit stops, fun, music and bikes everywhere. I have volunteered at this event for several years to help spread the joy of cycling and to help answer questions for those who just started or are thinking about comm ...

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The song is timeless – as is the need to keep warm from the winter chill which never goes out of style.  And with that in mind, PRMS recently hosted a winter outerwear drive. Coats, mittens, gloves, hats and warm woolen scarves were donated to the Total Family Care Coalition, a DC-area based charity that helps families with emotional, behavioral and mental health difficulties. ...

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For a second consecutive year, PRMS has partnered up with Kraftlove Inc., a nonprofit organization that was founded in 2015 to assist children who are impacted by illness.  Through kits assembled in Kraftlove boxes, children in local hospitals have the opportunity to use art projects as a mechanism to aid with the healing process. Kathi Heagerty and Leigh Baker closing up fi ...

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In light of the staggering statistic that each day 22 military veterans commit suicide, the nonprofit organization Honor Courage Commitment launched the #22PushUpChallenge, a project aimed at raising awareness to the importance of mental health issues among veterans. This year, in recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and with the help of our friends at CapSpecialt ...

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