Chemo Brain, the Pandemic and the Search for a Silver Lining

Palm Health Foundation recently provided a grant to Ali’s Alliance, a Palm Beach County non-profit that provides navigation support, guidance and resource connections through its online Cancer Directory. The Palm Health Foundation grant will help Ali’s Alliance gather more resources into the directory and to update the content of existing listings to provide the most…

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Palm Health Foundation Leads Collaboration on CDC Funding to Create Peer-to-Peer Mental Health Training Focused on Overdose Prevention

Partnership brings together Alpert Jewish Family Service with Rebel Recovery Florida to train former substance users to deliver Mental Health First Aid to peers The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded a grant to a collaboration of Palm Beach County organizations to create a new peer-to-peer program for former substance users to…

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Palm Health Foundation’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Palm Health Foundation is leveraging our role as collaborator, convener and leader of innovative solutions for better health during the COVID-19 pandemic. The foundation is working with local partners to organize relief and response efforts for our community. Our work is ongoing; this page will be updated as we continue to provide assistance to our neighbors.    Establishing…

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Staying Mentally Healthy during the Coronavirus Pandemic: A Note from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Staying Mentally Healthy during the Coronavirus Pandemic: A Note from Jeffrey Borenstein, President and CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation    In addition to what everyone knows about hand washing and social distancing to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, here are suggestions to help deal with stress associated with this pandemic.…

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The Lifesaving Impact of Canines on our Military Veteran Population

Palm Health Foundation is proud to have the FAU Brain Institute as a partner in our work to advance brain health in Palm Beach County. The foundation is a two-time sponsor Brainy Days, a celebration of neuroscience presented by the Institute and featuring researchers at the top of their fields.  The foundation has also held a longstanding relationship…

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Managing Family Relationships During the Holidays

Jill Merrell of the Merrell Family Foundation, Train the Brain 2019 “Changer Leader” Sponsor, is a mindfulness teacher and advocate for better brain health. She shared with Medium Magazine helpful insight on managing family and friend relationships during the holidays:   With the holiday season upon us, many people are visiting and connecting with relatives. While family…

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Eating Disorders & Brain Health: My Eating Disorder Reality

Eating disorders are serious, but treatable mental illnesses. Over 30 million Americans experience a clinically significant eating disorder during their lifetime. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, and only one third of people ever receive treatment for their eating disorder. Eating disorders impact the way every system within your body…

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Welcome to the Better Brain Health Blog

Palm Health Foundation is pleased to introduce the Better Brain Health Blog, an effort to further the conversation around brain health in Palm Beach County and include a variety of voices in doing so. This blog will feature monthly posts written by local experts around various brain health topics, from advancements in neuroscience to the…

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