San Francisco, Seattle and Ithaca, N.Y., are among the first U.S. cities considering opening supervised injection facilities, an unconventional measure that has been implemented in nine countries to reduce overdose.
Bob Ferguson, director of Jaywalker Lodge, created his business and clinical model to address the unique needs of those in early recovery and those who have had multiple treatment episodes in their past.
In less than two years since joining Sinai Health System, Kathe Dellacecca has made major strides in reshaping the way behavioral health services are delivered in some of Chicago’s most underserved urban areas.
The 2016 Behavioral Healthcare Champions Award recognizes four individuals who have been nominated for their dedication, courage, inspiration and excellence in their roles as executives of behavioral health organizations.
Following the passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) by Congress, legislators and behavioral healthcare officials are now shifting their focus toward funding for the bill’s robust measures.
The use of EHRs in behavioral health is significantly lower than general healthcare, and developing structure and standardization will be critical for increasing the tech’s viability, according to a new report.
Medication adherence—or, more accurately, the lack thereof—is a $337 billion problem in the United States, but tactics from advocating for personal responsibility to the support system of comprehensive medication management can turn the tide.