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IWBI Welcomes New Organizations to Its Growing Membership Program

IWBI members are investing in the health and well-being of their employees, clients and customers
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New York, March 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce new organizations that have joined the IWBI membership program. The continued growth of the program signifies an increasing global emphasis on improving health and well-being through the spaces where we live, work and play. The most recent members to join this network include real estate developers, design and engineering consulting firms and product manufacturers.

Griffith Foods: Proud To Be a Founding Partner Supporting The NOURISH Movement

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We are extremely proud to be a founding partner supporting – an incredible coalition of leaders across food, healthcare, and technology, coming together to collaborate and innovate around one mission: empowering human health through food, sustainably.

Mohawk Partners With Community to Provide Team Members On-site COVID-19 Vaccine Access

Employees seeking to be vaccinated have opportunity to attend events at local facilities
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As many states began to advance their vaccine availability this month, Mohawk Industries leadership immediately got to work to identify how the company could connect employees to these resources.

In Northwest Georgia, where the majority of the flooring manufacturer’s Flooring North America segment’s workforce is based, Mohawk has been able to partner directly with state and local government and public health officials to organize on-site vaccination events.

Alkermes + Mental Health Missions

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This April, we're talking about Mental Health Missions and making mental health a priority. We challenge you to adopt a new hobby or routine this month that can help improve your mental wellness.

Alkermes Kicks Off Alcohol Awareness Month

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Today kicks off Alcohol Awareness Month. Did you know that about 14.4 million adults are living with a disease called alcohol use disorder? Be sure to check back as we’ll be sharing more information and resources throughout the month.

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Alkermes Commits to Being #BipolarBrave on World Bipolar Day

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Today we observe World Bipolar Day to help lift the ~2.8% of American adults living with #bipolar disorder & coping with extreme highs & lows in mood & energy. Let’s work together to be #BipolarBrave & to shift the culture by speaking more openly about mental health.

Alkermes & MD Edge Psych Podcast Discuss Living With Schizophrenia

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Dr. Rakesh Jain and Dr. Andrew Cutler guest hosted the Alkermes-sponsored MDEdge Psychiatry podcast to discuss the management of comorbidities & behavioral risk factors that may be present in people living with schizophrenia. Listen to the full recording here: https://bit.ly/3lkdoOF

Four Viruses, One Swab, One Report

Abbott’s assay received FDA EUA to detect COVID-19, flu A and B, and RSV with one swab, easing the testing process.
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Waking up with a runny nose wouldn't be cause for alarm in "normal times." However, that's all changed thanks to COVID-19. Now the slightest runny nose or cough can cause alarm. Is it COVID-19? Is it just a cold? The flu? Amid this pandemic, distinguishing one respiratory illness from another has never been so important.

LIVE WEBCAST: International WELL Building Institute to Lead Live Webcast Focusing on Climate Change, Human Health and the Built Environment

Experts share how environmental and human health research can support in the fight against climate change, highlighting the various mechanisms that are needed to make an impact.
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LIVE Webcast | Register here

DATE: April 1, 2021

TIME: 12 p.m. (ET)

Facilitator:

  • Whitney Austin Gray, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Research, IWBI

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Alkermes Provides Tips on Talking to a Doctor About Your Mental Health

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Early identification of a serious mental illness and intervention can be critical to disease management and improved long-term outcomes for individuals. If you think you may be experiencing symptoms of a mental illness, talk openly with your care team to set up a plan.

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