treatment http://waer.org en Suicides for NY's Middle Aged Jump 42 % in a Decade, Ignoring Mental Health to Blame http://waer.org/post/suicides-nys-middle-aged-jump-42-decade-ignoring-mental-health-blame <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>One of the most prevalent health issues is literally killing people in New York at a rate that’s jumped in the last decade.&nbsp; May is mental health awareness month…and experts say many either ignore or avoid getting diagnosed.&nbsp; David Hullett is medical director for <a href="http://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/businesses/optum.aspx">Optum</a>, part of United Health Group to improve care and services.&nbsp; He says disorders might hospitalize someone…but others are on the more mild side of the spectrum.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 17:37:38 +0000 Chris Bolt 18118 at http://waer.org Suicides for NY's Middle Aged Jump 42 % in a Decade, Ignoring Mental Health to Blame Congressman Dan Maffei Visits Upstate Cancer Center Construction Site http://waer.org/post/congressman-dan-maffei-visits-upstate-cancer-center-construction-site <p>Construction on the Upstate Cancer Research Center at University Hospital in Syracuse is rapidly taking shape.&nbsp;</p><p>The center will have a variety of medical services in a centralized location.&nbsp;&nbsp;Many services are already being offered, like a specialized psychologist, who works to&nbsp;help the emotional and psychological needs that cancer patients and families deal with, and an integrated medicine specialist, who advises patients on non-traditional therapies they may wish to add to their traditional treatment methods.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 22:45:08 +0000 Scott Willis, Hannah Warren & John Smith 7208 at http://waer.org Congressman Dan Maffei Visits Upstate Cancer Center Construction Site