The Voice Awards, presented annually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, recognize entertainment industry and behavioral health community members who raise awareness for mental health and substance use disorders.
The number of new coalitions and collaborations that have popped up just in the past year or so is a sure sign of everyone’s passion to make changes in how addiction treatment is delivered and how it is reimbursed.
It's going to be an especially heated debate season with high emotion among supporters on both sides. Clinton and Trump are sharply divided on a number of issues, including several that behavioral health leaders are watching.
Comments at this week's National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers conference suggest that the problems that first convinced the association to strengthen its monitoring of members' practices have not vanished.