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Scheurer Grief Support Group

Tuesday evenings at 6:00 PM Country Bay Village, Pigeon, MI Beginning March 5 and ending May 28, 2019 Free meal for participants at 5:30 PM. $10 Suggested donation for series For more information,...

Scheurer Announces Spring CPR and First Aid Classes

For dates and times of classes, please click here

Wedding Bells Ring at Marlette Regional Hospital

It’s not every day that someone gets married at a hospital, but on February 22, 2019, Marlette Regional Hospital was the proud host of an impromptu wedding ceremony and reception! The...

Marlette Regional Hospital & Community Events

Senior Stretch & Exercise Class Mondays and Fridays at MRH East Campus in Marlette This class is offered free of charge every Monday and Friday morning from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Light exercise...

$30 Adult Heart Screenings Offered in April at MRH

In partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, Marlette Regional is offering a limited number of $30 adult heart screenings for adults in April. The screenings will be performed by Marlette Regional...

Marlette Regional Hospital Offers Monthly Preventive Health Screenings

Preventive health screenings and monitoring is one of the best things you can do to stay healthy and ward off chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Unfortunately, due to...

Marlette Regional Hospital Employees “Commit to Be Fit”

As a healthy start to the New Year, Marlette Regional Hospital employees faced off in a “Commit to be Fit” six-week weight-loss challenge. Teams of employees worked together to achieve...

Sandusky NHS Students Raise Funds for B.C.U.P.S. Program

In observance of winter homecoming festivities, Sandusky National Honor Society (NHS) and Sweetheart candidates dedicated Sweetheart Week to raising awareness about cancer and giving back to local...

Marlette Regional Hospital Expands Inpatient Therapy Services

Marlette Regional Hospital is pleased to share that their inpatient therapy services have recently expanded with the addition of the TRAN-SIT® car transfer training unit. TRAN-SIT® features...

McLaren Bay Region Earns Blue Distinction® Centers+ Designation for Cardiac Care

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has recognized McLaren Bay Region with a Blue Distinction Centers+ for Cardiac Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue...

Healthy Lifestyle Focuses on Human Trafficking on March 25

The Healthy Lifestyle Series is addressing a serious and timely topic at its March 25 workshop on “Human Trafficking” which will be presented by Stephanie Krieger, Analyst/Engagement...

McKenzie Health System First in State to Earn Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

A clear signal of its focus on care for older adults, McKenzie Health System recently earned a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians....

HCECM Members Announce Golf Outings

For a list of 2019 golf outings, please click here

MHS Healthy Lifestyle Workshop

March 25, 5:30 p.m. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky Guest Speaker: Stephanie Krieger, Analyst/Engagement Specialist, s7 Consulting Topic: “Human...

MHS Change 4 Life Support Group

March 26, 6:30 p.m. Location: Sandusky Presbyterian Church Meeting Room, 104 Lexington Street, Sandusky Discussion Leader: Christine Tanton Topic: “Stretch and Be Flexible” FREE,...

McLaren Bay Region Baby Class for BIG KIDS

Wednesday, March 27 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Designed for siblings ages 3-8 who are expecting a new baby at home, this class includes information about fetal development, newborns, sibling safety, the...

New! Safe@Home Course Offered in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering a new, instructor-led Safe@Home course for students in grades 4th through 6th to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone. The course will be held...

$30 Adult Heart Screenings Offered in April at MRH

In partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, Marlette Regional is offering a limited number of $30 adult heart screenings for adults in April. The screenings will be performed by Marlette Regional...

Sanilac County Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

April 5, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky FREE Registration is not necessary

$30 Adult Heart Screenings Offered in April at MRH

In partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, Marlette Regional is offering a limited number of $30 adult heart screenings for adults in April. The screenings will be performed by Marlette Regional...

Harbor Beach Hospital Foundation European Tower Pheasant Hunt

Saturday, April 13, 2019 At Rooster Ranch: 7480 Germania Road, Ubly, MI 48475 For an event flyer, please click here

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual 5K

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation will host the fourth annual 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Uptown Bay City. The 5K Walk/Run will take place at 9:00 a.m., with awards given to the top finisher...

McLaren Bay Region to launch partial hospitalization behavioral health program; first in Great Lakes Bay Region

McLaren Bay Region in August will launch a new program to help people struggling with behavioral health issues in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Called the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), the new service provides a voluntary day treatment program for adults who have acute behavioral health symptoms, but do not need or qualify for inpatient care. The program is a comprehensive, short term service to help individuals achieve their maximum functioning.

A general day in the PHP program runs from 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in a secure and structured environment. Each day, program participants consult with an attending psychiatrist and are actively involved in group therapy, activity therapy, and educational groups. Patients are also assigned a case manager to help them identify ways to meet their treatment goals, navigate their way through the program, and assist them with any additional appointments or visits to referral sources they may need.

PHP treatment has proven to be beneficial for a variety of psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, behavioral disorders co-occurring with substance abuse issues, and more. The program can also provide a helpful transition for someone who is stepping down from inpatient care and would benefit from continued treatment.

“We have seen a sharp increase in the number of behavioral health patients over the past five years, and over time we noticed there was a gap in services between inpatient treatment and traditional outpatient therapy,” said Jennifer Whyte, Program Manager for McLaren Bay Region Behavioral Health. “People who come to our inpatient unit are already in some form of crisis, and the partial hospitalization program will allow us to help people faster and reach them before they are in crisis.”

Skills developed during the PHP include management of anger, anxiety and stress, medication education, relapse prevention, healthy coping skills and more. Discharge planning also plays a key role in helping participants prepare for life after the PHP and making sure they have access to helpful resources.

To be admitted to the PHP, individuals must be at least 18 years of age and have a professional referral. Referrals may come from a psychiatrist, primary care physician, social worker, therapist, emergency room provider, or other medical professional. The program accepts most insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid.

The Partial Hospitalization Program will begin accepting admissions on August 1, 2018, and the program will officially launch its first sessions on Monday, August 6. To learn more about the program or to begin the registration process, visit mclaren.org/BAYPHP or call (989) 667-6231.

McLaren Bay Region will also host a PHP educational seminar and facility tour on Wednesday, August 29 and Tuesday, September 11 at 6 p.m. on McLaren Bay Region’s West Campus at 3250 E. Midland Rd., Suite 3 in Bay City, MI. Community members are invited to attend to learn more about the program. The seminar is free, but registration is required by calling 1-877-411-2762 or visiting mclaren.org/bayseminar.

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Bay City, Michigan 48708
Office: (989) 891-8810
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