News & Updates from CityPsych Wellness, Inc.

Phinney’s Friends: Helping People and Their Pets Stay Together

As we continue to develop our Community Resource Guides, one of our goals is to include providers and programs designed to help people overcome challenging situations. One of these programs is Phinney’s Friends, an all-volunteer nonprofit established to help people going through hardships keep their pets. Founded in 1996, Phinney’s Friends started as an MSPCA program to … Continue reading Phinney’s Friends: Helping People and Their Pets Stay Together

Study Shows Mental Illness Means Longer Wait Times in MA Hospitals

Recently The Boston Globe published an article describing the findings of a research study conducted across 10 hospitals in Massachusetts. Their conclusion: adults with behavioral health conditions wait anywhere between 16 and 21 hours for admission when seeking treatment through the Emergency Department, despite the fact that the average admission wait time for most other … Continue reading Study Shows Mental Illness Means Longer Wait Times in MA Hospitals

Mental Health Partial Hospital Program at Bournewood Hospital

On June 13, 2016, Bournewood Hospital in Brookline, MA opened a new Partial Hospital Program for adults in mental health crisis. The Mental Health Partial Hospital Program is a step-down or diversionary service for adults who need more intensive treatment than can be provided in an outpatient setting. According to Bournewood's Director of Ambulatory and Social Services Daniel … Continue reading Mental Health Partial Hospital Program at Bournewood Hospital

RN Case Managers – South Coast & South Shore

CityPsych Wellness, Inc. is a nurse staffing agency that provides skilled nursing visits to home based clients with mental health disorders. Currently we are seeking Full Time and Per Diem RN Case Managers to work out of our New Bedford office. We have morning and evening shifts available for Registered Nurses to care for patients … Continue reading RN Case Managers – South Coast & South Shore

Jesse Edsell-Vetter Takes a Humane Approach to Hoarding

We would like to take a moment to congratulate Jesse Edsell-Vetter for recently being featured in The Boston Globe Magazine earlier this month! Jesse came to our office in late winter of 2014 and gave our nurses an engaging presentation about his program at The Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership and the work they do. Since then, … Continue reading Jesse Edsell-Vetter Takes a Humane Approach to Hoarding