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3 trends in behavioral health acquisitions

November 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

New private equity investors are interested in the behavioral segment, and deal volume is on an upward trend.

Poll: Half of America affected by opioid crisis

November 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

More than half of the 1,352 adults surveyed say they have been addicted themselves or know someone with an opioid issue. They also say treatment is the top solution.

Coalitions tailor opioid policies

November 23, 2015     Donna Marbury

New regional coalitions aim to decrease opioid-related deaths by 20 percent in the next three years with outreach, law enforcement cooperation and prescriber education.

Q&A: Kana Enomoto, SAMHSA Acting Administrator

November 20, 2015     Lori Ashcraft

SAMHSA Acting Administrator Kana Enomoto stepped into the role in August with the departure of Pamela Hyde.

Parity rules challenge stakeholders

November 16, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

For those who wonder if parity will ever be a reality, know that work is being done to move closer to the implementation that was envisioned by lawmakers. 

Clinicians must turn evidence into practice

November 16, 2015     Jill Sederstrom

In the years ahead, the field will place greater emphasis on evidence-based practices, and facilities will need to find better ways to implement them.

Specialized practitioners respond to growing needs

November 13, 2015     Adam Madison

Two areas of expertise are beginning to change the delivery model: the emergency behavioral health clinician, and the behavioral health primary care physician.


November 13, 2015     William McCormick, CEO

During this episode of Behavioral Health Today, correspondent, Lakesha Bennett interviews... Medivance CEO, William McCormick on the current state of revenue cycle management in behavioral healthcare. She also spoke with Next Step Card founder, Eric Dresdale as he discussed the importance of his credit card venture.

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Voices of Hope hosts online recovery community

November 12, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Recovery Brands' new Voices of Hope portal offers online, interactive support for those in recovery.

Big-picture design trends reflect changing industry needs

November 5, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor

Comprehensive, connected care calls for flexible open designs in your facility.

Behavioral health's future includes integration challenges

November 4, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Individual organizations are seeking to build integration capabilities and streamline operations across their enterprises in the next three to five years.

Payers open to 5 year treatment plan

November 2, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Payers want to know who the best addiction treatment providers are and how to get the best return. The Independent Coalition of Treatment Providers aims to answer those questions.

Regenerative treatment has promise for traumatic brain injury

October 30, 2015     Donna Marbury

In the future, advancements for traumatic brain injury will revolve around regenerative treatments for the brain and care coordination, according to experts.


October 29, 2015     William McCormick, CEO

During a recent behavioral healthcare related event, SkillSet Enterprises CEO, Jeff Skillen, explained the difference between your treatment services and your actual brand

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Differentiation drives marketing plans

October 23, 2015     Joanne Sammer

In the increasingly sophisticated digital marketing world, treatment centers are looking to differentiate their offerings and maximize their reach.

Be mindful of millennial treatment expectations

October 21, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor

As the behavioral healthcare landscape continues to evolve, industry members must be mindful of what the millennial generation might expect out of treatment.

President mandates opioid training for prescribers

October 21, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

All federal healthcare workers must complete training on the appropriate prescribing of opioids within 18 months and then refresh their training every three years. 

Centers donate scholarships, one bed at a time

October 21, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

10,000 Beds is a not-for-profit organization that gathers donated scholarships from treatment centers and matches them to individuals in need--one bed at a time.

Summit Behavioral Health opens new detox facility

October 20, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Summit Behavioral Health has opened a new detox and residential treatment center, the sixth facility in its portfolio.

New center provides preventive services, calming space for families

October 20, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor

The Home for Little Wanderer’s Family Resource Center is part of an almost 10-year journey to make a statewide network of family-oriented community resource centers a reality.