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    May is Mental Health Awareness Month
    This year, Mental Health America is expanding on #4Mind4Body to raise awareness of mental health and wellness. Download the MHA Mental Health Month toolkit to learn how animal companionship, work-life balance and more help improve mental health. 
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QIO News

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As May marks National Mental Health Month, this issue of QIO News looks at how nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and other health care stakeholders are addressing behavioral health as it evolves in the patient population.

QIOs in Action

The New England QIN-QIO is spearheading an initiative to provide behavioral health training at nursing homes in Rhode Island to treat a changing demographic.