A bipartisan group of senators is urging the DEA to create an exemption that would allow practitioners to prescribe controlled substances for OUD treatment via telemedicine for patients in rural areas.
January 11, 2018 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
Thirty-five years ago, we discovered that well-being and illness are not the two ends of a single continuum. But we now realize that this model is incomplete. To move forward, we need to add a third dimension: community, which unfortunately was neglected.
December 27, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
The holidays emphasize what we all hold dear: our families, our friends, much gaiety, a shared dinner, gift exchanges, and camaraderie. These are the same values we want to emphasize in our behavioral health community.
December 4, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
Self-determination is a powerful and transformational bridging concept. It has great potency to promote personal recovery and independence for large numbers of behavioral healthcare and intellectual development or developmental disabilities (ID/DD) clients. ...