Diagnosis & Treatment

ICD-10 and DSM-5: History, education and culture

September 21, 2014     Lisette Wright

Graduate programs must step up if we are to remain fiscally solvent

Honoring the amazing legacy of Robin Williams

August 12, 2014     Ron Manderscheid

Take action today on depression and substance use!

Patients share more with computers than clinicians, but that can be good

August 8, 2014     Julie Miller

Virtual humans built with today's technology show potential to help clinicians and their PTSD patients

Bipolar disorder top target among mobile users

August 7, 2014     Julie Miller

Compared to other health conditions,  bipolar disorder most often resonates with mobile-device users seeking information

Research aims to discover what works and for whom

August 4, 2014     Brian Albright

Federal PCORI grants fund head-to-head studies to bring best practices to light

Will Your Zip Code be fateful for your health?

July 24, 2014    

Negative social determinants, such as poverty and lack of education, increase the likelihood that one will be exposed to trauma—physical, emotional, sexual. Although we cannot prevent it, we can reduce its negative effects

ICD-10 and DSM-5: The language and coding conundrums

July 20, 2014     Lisette Wright

How do we reconcile the language differences for consistency?

CMS aims to modernize Medicaid with focus on SUD

July 15, 2014     Julie Miller

States will put their heads together to drive best practices in data analytics and delivery models

Care Integration is Imperative for County Service Systems

May 16, 2014    

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) can be expected to foster a dramatic transformation in health service delivery systems operated and supported by counties, including mental health, substance use, and intellectual development/developmental disability (ID/DD)...

Telehealth expands treatment options

May 9, 2014     Charlene Marietti

The behavioral healthcare sector has been slower than providers such as New York-based WebMD to hang a shingle online, largely due to the inherent challenges of providing support to a population often identified...

Recovery apps introduced to enhance peer support, reduce relapse

May 2, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

This is the age of technology—most everyone across the age span is constantly seen using mobile devices. The addiction industry has caught on to the technological trend, with recovery apps continuing to gain momentum as a post-treatment tool.

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