Adults who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual were found to have a higher prevalence of substance abuse and mental health disorders than those in the sexual majority, but were also more likely to receive treatment, according to SAMHSA.
Researcher Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola has uncovered barriers to care, gaps in appropriate treatment services and other trends that speak to the opportunity for the behavioral health provider community to improve care delivery for the underserved.
Morningside Recovery has opened a new resource center in Arizona that will connect potential patients with treatment options. The center is initially targeting those who are homeless and would be able to access treatment through Affordable Care Act health...
Community mental health centers that do not recognize residents’ same-sex marriages would be ineligible to receive Medicare or Medicaid funding under a rule proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.