A study of state children’s mental agency directors finds inadequate structures and poor organization are inhibiting the ability to improve care.
Hillary Clinton released a mental health policy proposal Monday that includes a few noteworthy investments, such as the expansion of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic program.
Strained by the long-term use of restraint and seclusion as crisis management protocols, Grafton Integrated Health Network developed an alternative program that led to cost savings.
With a THC concentration 10 times higher today than that which was found in marijuana in the 1960s, cannabis has been shown to have particularly damaging effects on brain development in adolescents.
The vaping industry is projected to overtake tobacco sales within the next 10 years, but a lack of research about its side effects has clinicians concerned.
Substance use disorders have very real effects on populations, but Rice University authors caution that policymakers should evaluate their beliefs and re-examine where resources would be put to best use.
While young people in general aren’t likely to see mental health specialists, numbers plummet further when factoring in racial and ethnic backgrounds.
A striking 3,000% increase in opioid dependence among the privately insured is yet more evidence of the national crisis and its prevalence in middle-class demographic groups.
Rosecrance has announced a merger with Community Elements in a move that expands the scale of the organization during tough economic times in Illinois.
Mosaic Community Services and Alliance, Inc., two Sheppard Pratt Health System providers in Maryland, are merging their services.
Designers must create therapeutic environments carefully tuned to the needs of children and adolescents.
Biological, behavioral, social, cultural, economic and environmental factors all impact the well-being of individuals and communities. It's a concept known as “population health.”
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