About National Suicide Prevention Month “September is National Suicide Prevention Month. All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. “National Suicide Prevention Week is the Monday through Sunday surrounding World Suicide Prevention Day. It’s a time to share resources and stories, as well as promote… Continue reading September is Suicide Prevention Month
Our mission has always been to put patients first. But we realized our website still left questions unanswered. So we’ve gone ahead and created a new layout to share more about us and to be a source of information for all who stop by. Here are 4 new changes you can expect to find on… Continue reading Leapcure, Redesigned.
You’re likely familiar with the term patient advocacy. Maybe you ran a 5k to raise money for a cause or you’ve seen the different ribbons that bring awareness to certain conditions. Because of these great efforts, knowledge of patient advocacy is sometimes limited to large, nationwide or global organizations that represent one condition. But advocacy… Continue reading Patient Advocacy Groups: How Different Communities Are Bettering Patient Care
More and more processes in health care are oriented to be patient-centered. Every day there are more initiatives that aim to increase patient participation taking their goals, preferences, and values into account. The patient empowerment and advocacy necessary for the best health care outcomes has reached a field previously considered limited to healthcare professionals and… Continue reading Should patients be more involved in the design of clinical trials?
Mental health has seen increased visibility in public conversation in the last decade – which is a positive step towards a more robust, accessible and empathetic health system for those with mental health conditions. There is still a significant way to go globally, to implement the right preventive and supportive interventions. This Maternal Mental Health… Continue reading Maternal Mental Health Week
by Zachary Gobst CEO at Leapcure At this moment there are 163 Phase 1-3 Parkinson’s Disease clinical trials (with 100+ active in the US). There’s an encouraging amount of research funded, bolstered by advocacy groups like the Parkinson’s Foundation who has invested more than $368 million in Parkinson’s disease research and clinical care in the… Continue reading Zach’s Thoughts on Parkinson’s Awareness Month
Happy World Day for Safety and Health at Work! As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage many areas of the world, we at Leapcure wanted to observe World Day for Safety and Health at Work to highlight how preventing accidents and illness in the workplace can improve overall global health. The ILO (International Labour Organization)… Continue reading World Day for Safety and Health at Work
The first vaccination was given in 1796 to a 13 year old boy that was inoculated to prove immunity to smallpox. Since this there have been many vaccinations created to help protect us and our communities from preventable diseases. In the last 30 years childhood deaths have decreased by 50%. These vaccinations protect against 20… Continue reading World Immunization Week
Each year on April 22, the world takes a day to appreciate our home, planet Earth. Earth Day began over 40 years ago, when a Wisconsin senator called for an “environmental teach-in” for the youth of the United States. It’s a perfect moment for being aware of our deep correlation with what our environment is… Continue reading Earth Day : There is no such thing as a small action
Every year on April 7, we celebrate World Health Day, a day chosen by the First World Health Assembly in 1948.The celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization. The celebration is marked by activities which extend beyond the day… Continue reading World Health Day