‘Celebrity Treasure Island’ Host Matt Chisholm Tackles Male Mental Health in ‘Man Enough’ (EXCLUSIVE)

“Man Enough,” the New Zealand version of Australian documentary format “Man Up,” which tackles male mental health issues, is due to land on TVNZ 1 this month.

Fronted by “Celebrity Treasure Island” host Matt Chisholm, the series (2 x 44′) is backed by men’s health charity Movember and was produced by Wellington-based production outfit Gibson Group during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the series, Chisolm sets out on a personal journey into the world of masculinity, on a mission to break the silence around male suicide and challenge ideas about what it means to be a modern man. He visits rugby clubs, construction sites, boardrooms, men’s barbershops and boxing gyms, asking whether men can be “man enough” to open up.

U.K.-based independent factual distributor TVF International is launching both “Man Enough” and “Man Up” globally this week at the virtual Mipcom market. TVF International acquisitions manager Julian Chou-Lambert acquired the original

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Love Island Dr Alex wants ‘action’ from MPs on mental health education

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Love Island star Dr Alex George has called on government to take ‘action’ on mental health education in schools.

Dr Alex tragically lost his brother Llŷr to mental health in July and now wants to see the issue taught in schools.

He told Lorraine on Tuesday: ‘There’s some fantastic work being done… people who are really passionate about this and there are incredible resources out there with Time to Change, Heads Together, but we need to integrate that in all schools around the country, so you haven’t just got pockets of good mental health teaching and support, it should be in every school.

‘In my opinion, every child has a right to good mental health education and good mental health support, which means counsellors in every school.’

He went on: ‘Talking is

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Behavioral Health Group Enters Rhode Island with Acquisition of Addiction Treatment Center in Pawtucket

DALLAS, Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Responding to the continued public health crisis of opioid addiction in the US, Behavioral Health Group (BHG), the largest network of Joint Commission-accredited outpatient opioid treatment and recovery centers in the US, today announced their expansion into Rhode Island with the acquisition of the Center for Treatment & Recovery (CTR), LLC in Pawtucket, RI. The business, currently employing 23 clinicians, mental health professionals, and staff, will become known as BHG Pawtucket Treatment Center.

“Opioid addiction continues to ravage communities across the United States, exacerbated by the current coronavirus pandemic,” said Jay Higham, Chief Executive Officer of BHG. “Our Company’s mission is to expand access to evidence-based treatment in underserved markets across the United States. The joining of BHG Pawtucket Treatment Center into the BHG family is a significant value-add to our company and to the Pawtucket community.” With this

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Group fitness classes that’ll get teens and tweens moving on Long Island

Keeping teens and tweens moving is often a challenge. “We need to keep them active and physically fit,” says Charlie Cassara, the owner of the SC Fitness facilities in Hicksville and Farmingdale. “We have a responsibility to our youth to teach them how to live a healthy and fit lifestyle through proper nutrition and physical activity.” That said, here are nine places currently offering fitness classes and opportunities for both tweens and teens on Long Island.

REVOLUTION FITNESS

Taking place outdoors or indoors (depending on the weather), attendees ages 8 to 13 will take part in a circuit class that includes things like box jumps, sled pushing and battle ropes. Classes are $20 each or $150 for a month. Classes meet 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (170 Laurel Rd., East Northport INFO 631-651-5157, revolutionfitnessgyms.com)

THE BUDDHA BARN

The “Yoga for Young Warriors” class is intended to help introduce yoga,

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Brown and Rhode Island Department of Health use interviews, mobile app for contact tracing

From personal logs to phone applications and software, many methods of contact tracing are being put to use at the University, state and national levels to track COVID-19 infections. Contact tracing is a key strategy for preventing further spread of COVID-19 by individuals that have been exposed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

To combat the spread of the pandemic, current contact tracing protocols at both the University and the Rhode Island Department of Health involve interviewing people who test positive for the virus to identify exposed contacts. RIDOH has also incorporated a digital tool — the CRUSH COVID RI app — that works in tandem with interviews. So far, the app has close to 80,000 downloads, according to Joseph Wendelken, a public information officer for RIDOH.

The CRUSH COVID RI app is a “one-stop shop” of resources for Rhode Island residents, Wendelken said. The app

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Officials: Data possibly compromised at two Long Island hospitals

Patient information from at least two Long Island hospitals was potentially compromised in a May ransomware attack on a third-party software provider, officials said Sunday.

Blackbaud, a fundraising technology provider for nonprofits said on its website that a cybercriminal accessed data from its system during the attack. The Charleston, South Carolina-based company said it booted the cybercriminal from the network before it could lock the company out of its system. It said Social Security numbers, bank account information and credit card numbers were not accessed.

Stony Brook University Hospital and Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital in Oceanside, which both use the platform, said they received notice of the ransomware attacks on July 17 and 16 respectively.

Stony Brook University said 187,000 patients were potentially affected. A spokeswoman said the university identified those whose data may have been affected.

In a statement on its website, Stony Brook said information may have

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