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Rosecrance earns Aetna Institute of Quality designation

June 12, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The private, not-for-profit provider has been added to the insurer’s directory of behavioral health organizations that meet standards for care and commitment to continuous improvement.  

If there is one suicide sign you shouldn’t ignore, this is it

June 12, 2018  |  H. Steven Moffic
blog

Improvements in depression or anxiety without an apparent, sound reason can signal internal struggle is still ongoing.

Transform our shock into action

June 12, 2018  |  Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
blog

The deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, combined with alarming new statistics on suicide rates in the U.S., show it is time to reassess our suicide prevention strategies.

Castlewood acquires five eating disorder treatment programs

June 11, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
news

Castlewood Treatment Centers has expanded its portfolio of eating disorder treatment facilities by acquiring five locations in California from La Ventana Treatment Programs.

Center for Discovery opens eating disorder outpatient program

June 7, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
news

Discovery South Bay Los Angeles will provide partial hospitalization, day treatment and intensive outpatient eating disorder treatment programs for adolescents and adults.

Banyan acquires Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches

June 6, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article

The acquisition Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches, and its Seaside Palm Beach executive treatment rehab, is Banyan’s second such deal in 2018.

JourneyPure deal adds Florida outpatient centers

June 5, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

JourneyPure Holdings has added Florida Counseling Centers to its portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Advocacy group launches online directory

June 5, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Addiction Policy Forum (APF) has launched its new Addiction Resource Center, which includes a directory of treatment providers listed by county.

Raids cause larger concern for MAT prescribers

May 31, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Some industry observers believe certain federal actions in the past few months have simply gone too far. In recent cases, agents executed search warrants on MAT providers with no clear rationale.

Why is compliance the heart of any behavioral health organization?

May 31, 2018  |  Maeve O’Neill, MEd, LCDC, LPC-S, CDWF
Perspectives

The lessons I have learned in my compliance leadership position have continued to reinforce the idea that as behavioral health professionals, we could all benefit from a heart-focused compliance and ethics program.

Blogs

If there is one suicide sign you shouldn’t ignore, this is it

June 12, 2018     H. Steven Moffic

Improvements in depression or anxiety without an apparent, sound reason can signal internal struggle is still ongoing.

Transform our shock into action

June 12, 2018     Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH

The deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, combined with alarming new statistics on suicide rates in the U.S., show it is time to reassess our suicide prevention strategies.

Taking on our workforce crisis

June 7, 2018     Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH

No more important topic surrounds us than the crisis in the availability of well-trained providers. Our baby boomers are retiring, and too few millennials are joining us. The American Journal of Preventive Medicine supplement could not come at a more opportune time.

Is treating depression the answer to solving the opioid crisis?

May 23, 2018     Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH

Is treating depression the answer to solving the opioid crisis? These deliberations were held as part of Mental Health Awareness Month, hosted by Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) and Rep. John Katko (R-NY), Co-Chairs of the House Mental Health Caucus.