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Patient-centered doesn’t mean the customer is always right

April 23, 2018  |  Alicia Hoisington
article

When it comes to objective measurements on whether providers are delivering what patients want, experts say assessment surveys might ask about whether patients believe they are in a better place.

Fact File: Half of America agrees addiction is a disease

April 13, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

American attitudes toward addiction are beginning to shift, but only slightly, according to a survey of 1,054 adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Rx Summit 18: More physician treatment programs are needed

April 3, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

Physician health programs are frequently lauded as models that produce superior outcomes, but more resources are needed to respond to the demand.

Appreciate clinical staff on National Doctors’ Day

March 23, 2018  |  H. Steven Moffic
blog

In this era of increasing burnout among psychiatrists, psychologists and other behavioral health providers, we must think of ways to improve the system of care to enhance wellness for all.

Black History Month inspires improvements in behavioral healthcare

February 20, 2018  |  H. Steven Moffic
blog

February is Black History month. The history of American psychiatry and Black Americans should give us renewed inspiration to reduce disparities in behavioral healthcare.

Consider the value of equine therapy

February 15, 2018  |  Brian Albright
article

Equine therapy programs are found at large and small providers, and can either be operated on-site or contracted out in the case of providers that don’t want to absorb the expense of boarding their own horses.

MHA report offers glimpse of state trends

February 15, 2018  |  Rachael Zimlich, RN
article

The MHA report notes that 18% of adults nationally have a mental health condition, and about half of them have a concurrent substance use disorder. Half of those with mental health disorders go without treatment.

Buprenorphine helps to lower the cost of the opioid crisis

February 13, 2018  |  Alicia Hoisington
article

A research study shows that patients treated with buprenorphine through induction and maintenance treatment required fewer inpatient hospitalizations after starting treatment, with an 82% reduction in inpatient hospital stays.

Solutions for patient burnout are emerging

February 6, 2018  |  H. Steven Moffic
blog

Recovery emphasizes addressing the concerns of the patient, and resilience is the increased personal strength that can come out of the recovery process.

Debunk caricatures of behavioral healthcare

January 26, 2018  |  Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
blog

An estimated one-third to one-half of persons with disability also experience a comorbid mental health condition, typically depression. And we must challenge the assumptions about this population.

A reflection on mental health and mental illness: Which one should lead the way?

January 9, 2018  |  Ed Jones, PhD
Perspectives

Discard the messaging about mental illness. We don’t really know what we are talking about if the assumption about illness is that we know biological causes. We should go in another direction. Mental health should be more highly valued.

Productive group process under the microscope in the workplace

January 8, 2018  |  H. Steven Moffic
blog

There has been a lot of speculation about the mental health of President Donald Trump. That discussion has intensified once again with the publication of “Fire and Fury.”

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