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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 ...

Success will take brand integrity

October 2, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor

Industry experts at the Moments of Change conference said success in the future of behavioral healthcare will take brand integrity, brand differentiation, the ability to stand strong on your mission, and a willingness to refer patients as appropriate.

Origins opens HeadWaters executive program

October 1, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Now open in South Florida, HeadWaters at Origins is home to a new executive program that is designed to treat high net worth individuals and licensed professionals.

Active Minds names top colleges

September 30, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Criteria for the Healthy Campus Award includes investment in student health for the long-term through a number of public health initiatives.

Telemental health is booming

September 24, 2015     René Y. Quashie

While the delivery of telemental health touches on some federal laws like HIPAA, most of the significant issues involve state law.

We must address the threats to SSI and SSDI

September 20, 2015     Ron Manderscheid, PhD

The Supplemental Security Income and the Social Security Disability Insurance Program have been an essential part of the safety net for persons with disabilities. Both programs will begin running out of funds at the end of 2016.

Center fills need for residential eating disorders treatment in Texas

September 18, 2015     Julia Brown, associate editor

New residential center in Texas will offer adolescents treatment for eating disorders, including hands-on nutritional programs.

BREAKING: Universal Health Services buys Foundations

September 18, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Universal Health Services has acquired Foundations Recovery Network for $350 million, gaining an established direct-to-consumer marketing model for substance use treatment.

BREAKING: HHS vows to change buprenorphine limits

September 17, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The revision will provide a balance between expanding the supply of buprenorphine, encouraging use of medication-assisted treatment, and minimizing the risk of drug diversion.

FACT FILE: National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2014

September 17, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The latest data from SAMHSA characterizing the prevalence of substance use and mental health disorders and the associated treatment of such disorders indicates a number of trends remained flat

Ventura Recovery Center launches young adult program

September 15, 2015     Julia Brown, associate editor

The dual diagnosis treatment center offers a three-phrase recovery program combining graduated sober living with comprehensive addiction treatment services.