September 2019

Sep
24
2019
BHN in the Media: Better Health

Today, over two-thirds of adults with a behavioral health condition also have a medical condition - but the country's fragmented healthcare system makes it difficult for these individuals to receive treatment that takes both areas of their health into account.

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Sep
17
2019
Honoring Fallen Westfield Police Officer with New Sensory Space

Jose Torres, a Westfield police officer and beloved member of the community, was killed in the line of duty in a tragic accident in 2012. Now, Jose's family is honoring his legacy with a donation to help fund a new sensory space for children served at BHN The Carson Center.

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Sep
12
2019
Healthcare Heroes Profile: Katherine Wilson, BHN President & CEO

While She Manages People and Programs, Her Job Is About Changing Lives

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Sep
6
2019
LGBTQ+ Empowerment Focus of HNE $50,000 Grant to BHN

As one of four local nonprofit organizations selected to receive a $50,000 grant from Health New England’s inaugural “Where Health Matters” program, Behavioral Health Network (BHN) will expand its Empowerment Project (EP) services to LGBTQ+ youth in greater Springfield.

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Sep
6
2019
BHN Recovery Staff Receive Awards

Three employees from BHN – Mike Currie, Christopher Barrett and Peter Crumb – were recently recognized for their work in recovery at the Western Massachusetts Substance Abuse Providers Association (WMSAPA) annual meeting.

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Sep
6
2019
BHN The Carson Center Holds “End the Stigma” Art Show, Promoting Mental Health Awareness

BHN The Carson Center in Westfield recently held an “End the Stigma” Art Exhibit promoting mental health awareness with artwork from BHN program participants and employees

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