Mental health coalition debuts at Yale

April 8, 2014     Charlene Marietti

College life can be overwhelming, especially for students with fragile or latent mental illness.

To merge, or not to merge

April 2, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

There are many mergers and acquisitions, yet more than half of them fail. CEO of Fairbanks explains where he believes most of these organizations fall short. 

The power of negative leadership

April 1, 2014     Steve Moffic

Even a negative frame of mind can be helpful at times. Having doubts, questions, and guilt can lead to self-improvement.

NAADAC joins effort to ready providers for healthcare reform

March 24, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

New collaborative between NAADAC and Via Positiva seeks to prepare addiction providers for the opportunities and challenges presented by healthcare reform.

Mental Health America names new President and CEO

March 19, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

Following an extensive national search, Mental Health American has filled the position with an individual who has more than 30 years of experience in key health and public health-related leadership positions. 

Nominate a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion

March 18, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

Our annual Behavioral Healthcare Champion awards honor CEOs and Executive Directors who lead behavioral health organizations that are making a difference in the development, delivery, and effectiveness of services and recovery supports...

Jerry Rhodes to be CEO at CRC Health Group

March 13, 2014     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief

Current CEO Andy Eckert will remain on board as Chairman.

NAPHS Annual Meeting kicks off with ‘-ships’ and ‘sacred cows’

March 11, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

As the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems’ Annual Meeting began on Monday, Gail Ryder, the 2014 NAPHS board chair, shared what she felt were the biggest challenges and opportunities for the field.

Mercy Recovery Center welcomes new medical director

February 28, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

Edward J. Bilotti, M.D. has been named the medical director of the Mercy Recovery Center, a...

Insights into defusing violence, resolving crises

February 25, 2014     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief

Forensic psychologist Joel Dvoskin offers hopeful advice to crisis responders.

Life at the intersection of health and mental health: Five lessons behavioral health could learn from cancer treatment

February 25, 2014     Sue Bergeson

As she makes her way through cancer treatment and is also on a journey of recovery in the mental health area, Sue Bergeson finds a few aspects of her cancer treatment that would be especially beneficial to those recovering from mental illness.

Football, psychiatry, and the Willy Wonka way of leadership

February 24, 2014     Steve Moffic

Football and psychiatry are two fields under duress. Both are being criticized by those within and without the professions.

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