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Summer 2021
Bradley Hospital Turns 90

Bradley Hospital Turns 90

Made possible by the generous legacy of George and Helen Bradley, the Emma Pendleton Bradley Home was dedicated April 8, 1931.

Since its establishment as the nation’s first hospital exclusively for children who have psychological, developmental, and behavioral problems, the hospital has grown to serve more than 5,000 young people annually through a rich array of programs. As a teaching hospital, it helps prepare tomorrow’s mental health professionals, and, in collaboration with Hasbro Children’s Hospital, is one of the nation’s premier child mental health research training sites.

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bradley hospital virtual safari

Safari West Live Brings Animals to Bradley Patients, Virtually

Kids on Bradley Hospital’s children’s and autism inpatient units recently got up close and personal with cheetahs, rhinos, and giraffes – all through the safety of a computer screen. The children were treated to a one-hour virtual tour of Safari West, an in-person safari in Sonoma, California. The Safari West Wildlife Foundation started offering Zoom safaris to kids in hospitals during the pandemic as a way to give back.

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Sleep Disorders

Bradley Hospital Receives $10M to Establish Sleep,
Circadian Rhythms Center

Center is first of its kind to focus on links between
sleep and pediatric mental health

Bradley Hospital announced that it has received a $10 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create the first and only research center focused on pediatric sleep patterns, circadian rhythms, and mental health.

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Small Groups - Big Difference

Small Groups Make a Big Difference

We’ve all heard the saying “there is safety and strength in numbers.” At the heart of that sentiment is the acknowledgment that individuals aren’t always best served by going it alone. In many cases, it’s the support of others that helps individuals realize their greatest success or get through their toughest time. Continue reading...

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Grief and Loss Coloring Book Available Online

Having been a year of great loss for so many, Bradley clinicians have created a follow up coloring book to the acclaimed Rizzo Raccoon story. Torri Turtle stars in Coloring My Way: Learning About Grief and Loss. The book acts as a catalyst to empower children to open up to adults about their feelings of grief and is available for download in both English and Spanish. If you would like a bound copy of the coloring book, please contact the Bradley Hospital development office (see bottom of e-newletter).

English | Spanish

Bradley Bulletin 2020
Bravo Bradley

It's Time to Get Your Tickets!

July 30, 2021 • Roger Williams Park Botanical Center

Gala chairs Tricia and Tim O’Neil are dreaming up a spectacular evening full of hope and inspiration to benefit Bradley Hospital’s crucial funding needs. The evening’s fund-a-need will support the Healing Arts Program, which provides creative and therapeutic activities that improve and enhance the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of patients. Together, we’ll be helping children reach their fullest potential and supporting a future filled with triumphs at New England’s only pediatric psychiatric hospital.

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In Case You Missed It ... Bradley Hospital In the News

Pandemic Crisis

Children Facing Mental Health Crisis Due to Covid-19

Story presented on Rhode Island PBS Weekly (Season 2, Episode 215)

As the pandemic has disrupted the daily lives of young people and robbed them of milestones such as graduation, prom, and school trips, Rhode Island hospitals have seen a wave of children's mental health issues. Rhode Island PBS Weekly speaks with mental health professionals about how they're treating the needs of children silently struggling through the COVID-19 crisis.

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Nursing sisters

Burrillville Sisters Work Side by Side at Bradley Hospital

Story by Sam Read, NBC 10 NEWS – Tuesday, May 25th 2021

As we close out Nurses Month at Bradley Hospital we wanted to share this story about two of our nurses who happen to be sisters. Bradley Hospital thanks all of our outstanding nurses for the job they do every day.

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Facebook Fundraise

Facebook Fundraising is as Easy as 1-2-3!

1. GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/BradleyHospital

2. CLICK: CREATE under Fundraisers

3. FOLLOW THE PROMPTS to set up your fundraiser and you’re done. Thank you! Then share with your friends and watch the dollars and support come in.

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