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How colleges can better serve those in recovery

Frank Greenagel

College can be tough to navigate even if you have great mental health. It can be a nightmare for someone with mental health or substance use disorder.

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What might success in integrated care bring?

June 12, 2013    

I wonder what success in integrated care might bring. If we succeed in extending the average life span of people with Serious Mental Illness, how will that impact us as a system programmatically and financially...

Alta Mira owners purchase Bridges to Recovery

March 27, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Constellation Behavioral Health has acquired Bridges to Recovery's two high-end residential centers in the Los Angeles area.

Origins taps 'Laguna Beach' celebrity as recovery advocate

March 27, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

In his new role at Origins, Jason Wahler will serve as a speaker at recovery conferences and events and increase awareness of recovery options.

Behaving, becoming, and being healthy: The 2015 ACMHA Annual Summit

March 27, 2015     Ron Manderscheid

The 2015 ACMHA Summit offered ideas on community health literacy and activation which is essential if one is to achieve and maintain good health. 

Murphy critical of buprenorphine while HHS encourages it

March 26, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Rep. Tim Murphy (R. Pa.) led a subcommittee hearing today and was especially critical of the nation’s approach in using long-term maintenance drugs.

Federal opioid strategy backed by increased funding

March 26, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Millions in new funding will help influence prescribers, encourage the use of naloxone and expand medication-assisted treatment for opioid and heroin SUD.

Autism service market heats up

March 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Epic acquires Clarity, a provider with a five-state reach, its first autism-service acquisition.

RCA buys New Jersey school site

March 19, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Recovery Centers of America has purchased the Bancroft School in Haddonfield, N.J., a 19-acre property in an area where heroin and opioid use is a serious local concern.

Fail-first at the crux of latest parity settlement

March 18, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The Excellus case is New York’s fifth action enforcing mental health parity laws in the past year.

The frontier of peer support moves to our jails and courts

March 15, 2015     Ron Manderscheid

Over the past decade, peer support has become essential for mental health and substance use care. Research shows that its key features are effective.

Plan now for Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

March 13, 2015     H. Steven Moffic, MD

Did you know that July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness month? It's time to start preparing something special.

Mental Health First Aid bill back on the table

March 13, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The bipartisan Mental Health First Aid Act would authorize $20 million in grants to expand...