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Our mental health team is making an impact in the community

Partial Hospitalization Program open house

Akron Children’s Psychiatric Intake Response Center and Partial Hospitalization Program received accolades at the 5th annual Morgan Impact Awards, honoring individuals and organizations making an impact in areas of mental health, education and the arts.

Telepsychiatry improves access to much-needed services

Dr. John Bober led a telepsychiatry pilot project to help improve access to mental health services. The technology is similar to what's used by many businesses for teleconferencing, except it's with children and typically their parents.

Technology has changed how we stay connected with family and friends, how we shop, pay our bills, work, play, and even manage our health. During a recent radio interview, Dr. John Bober, of Akron Children’s Hospital, also talked about how technology, specifically telemedicine, is making a huge impact in healthcare.

Telehealth program to increase access to behavioral health care

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Children with mental health issues won’t have to travel far to receive care, thanks to a grant from the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation in Hudson. The foundation recently awarded Akron Children’s a $463,593 grant to create a new telehealth program. With a shortage of pediatric behavioral health specialists, patients often need to travel long distances, […]