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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    
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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...

General session highlights from NatCon15

April 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The National Council for Behavioral Health 2015 conference in Orlando featured celebrity keynote speakers. Here are some of the highlights. 

Addict is a dirty word

April 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
blog

Drug czar Michael Botticelli is working on a swear jar of sorts for the dirty words uttered when talking about substance use disorder.

Powdered alcohol hits the market

April 23, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

This summer, Palcohol will become available to consumers, and Discovery House in Los Angeles is calling for a statewide, pre-emptive ban on sales.

NatCon 15: Merge to be better, not bigger

April 22, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Too often a merger is about getting bigger, but in the case of Crider and Pathways, it was about a larger entity gaining resources to create a Center of Excellence.

NatCon 15: How to negotiate with managed care

April 20, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Providers must examine the assets they bring to the table and communicate them effectively in the contracting process.

Rosenberg rallies for reinvention at NatCon15

April 20, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Kicking off the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference, Linda Rosenberg shared her outlook on what it will take to position the industry for the future.

Why CMS never studies addiction data

April 17, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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While we anxiously wait for a federal policy to address addiction, CMS is totally excluding substance use disorder data from research projects.

BREAKING: NAATP chooses Ventrell, moves to Denver

April 16, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Marvin Ventrell, JD, was chosen by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) as its new director. Headquarters will move to Denver in May.

FACT FILE: SGR / 'the doc fix’

April 15, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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After 17 patches and $170 billion, Congress has agreed on a policy to replace the outdated SGR formula that was poised to cut physicians' pay 21%. 

Hazelden Betty Ford intensifies its advocacy presence

April 15, 2015     Gary A. Enos
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The opioid crisis will serve as the initial central issue of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's new Institute for Recovery Advocacy.

JourneyPure adds second Florida property

April 15, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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JourneyPure has now added 12 Keys Rehab, bringing its portfolio to a total of three properties, two of which are located in the booming Florida market.