Brainwaves
Summer 2020
Talking to your kids about racism

Talking to Children about Racism, Racial Injustice and Protests

By the Strengthening Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (SIDE) Committee

The recent events related to the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have given rise to important questions about how to talk to children about issues of diversity and fair treatment in our communities. Racial trauma has the potential to affect the physical and emotional health of children (and adults) of all races.

In this important and difficult moment in our history, caregivers and educators grapple with how best to support and educate children of all races as they try to make sense of the current events. Parents may be wondering how you can begin to address racism with your child. As adults, we are all responsible for teaching the younger generation.

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A Virtual Art Show

A Virtual Art Show from the Patients at Bradley Hospital

Kids from all over Bradley Hospital (on campus and remote) have turned to art during the past few months to process their experiences, express themselves, and find refuge. This show was inspired by the "apart but together" notion, using art to connect with our community. Each piece in the show celebrates the creativity and resiliency of these young artists. Show is available from August 1 through August 31, 2020.

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Telehealth

What is Telehealth and How Can It Help Patients?

By Gary Regan, LICSW

Over the past two decades, many smartphone users have taken advantage of technology to interact with friends and family and to hold brief meetings for their jobs. With the introduction of video conferencing, individuals and groups in different cities, states or countries are able to participate in the same meeting.

This technology of course has spread to the field of medicine in the form of telehealth – the use of a phone, smartphone, tablet or computer to connect a patient with a clinician for medical advice. While technology allowed telehealth to become a reality, it was one that was seldom used in the medical community.

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Read the latest issue of
The Bradley Bulletin

When the going gets tough, the tough… will always appreciate the kindness and support of those around them. And at Bradley Hospital, so much of that support has come in the form of delicious meals and snacks. Also, read about Bradley Hospital’s “incredible response” to the Covid-19 crisis. And finally, the 2019 Healing Society, Bradley Hospital’s honor roll of donors, is included in this edition of Bradley Bulletin.

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Bradley Bulletin 2020
Bravo Bradley

A Big Bravo Bradley Thank You

We are beyond thankful to the multitude of supporters whose generosity in lieu of our 2020 signature Bravo Bradley event has been vital to delivering the care our patients and their families need, particularly during a time of such unknown. Looking ahead, we are incredibly grateful to Tricia and Tim O’Neil for their commitment to remain our event chairs.

Thank you for being by our side – we can’t wait to see you again!

Our Generous Sponsors


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