With suicide the second leading cause of death for ages 15 to 29 in the United States, and 50 to 75 percent of anxiety, mood, impulse control, and substance use disorders emerging between the ages of 14 to 24 years, Butler Hospital is stepping forward to do something to address this health crisis.
Alzheimer's Research Announcement
Butler Hospital is one of six key institutions supporting the efforts of a new partnership between the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation and the Brain Health Registry at the University of California at San Francisco to grow its global registry of potential Alzheimer’s clinical trial candidates. “This is not only an exciting advancement, but an essential endeavor if we hope to achieve the national goal of finding a treatment for Alzheimer’s by 2025,” said Stephen Salloway, MD, MS, director of the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, and professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Details
New Program Alert
In response to the growing crisis of heroin addiction and the ongoing problem of alcohol use in our community, Butler Hospital, a member of Care New England health system, announces the opening of an outpatient detoxification unit as an addition to its alcohol and drug treatment services. The ambulatory program provides medically managed safe withdrawal from alcohol and/or heroin, opioid or other prescription medications to adults 18 years or older.
60 Physicians from CNE Named to 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America List
With only five percent of doctors in America earning this prestigious honor, Care New England had four hospitals represented on the 2015 national list. The Best Doctors in America List, assembled by Best Doctors, Inc., results from polling of more than 40,000 physicians in the United States. Details
Do you want to quit smoking and free yourself from cigarettes? Joining Project FREE may help you finally quit smoking for good!
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committed to providing you with the tools you need to live smoke-free.
The study is designed for men and women between the ages of 18 and 65
who currently smoke at least 10 cigarettes a day and would like to quit
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Meet Rich, Sheila, Ann, and Nikki, members of Butler Hospital's Patient and Family Advisory Council. They share their individual experience, strength, and hope through these videos in order to help others living with a mental illness and people who have loved ones with a mental illness.