October 12, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
Recent discussions by members of Congress and the Trump administration again have raised the specter of Medicare “reform." Although they lack key details, these talks seem to have two consistent threads: a private locus for program operations and a variable...
While behavioral health providers now have a greater opportunity to be involved in a patient’s collaborative care, it’s the responsibility of the providers themselves to ensure they are set up for success in these situations.
During the National Council for Behavioral Health’s annual Hill Day event, 600 stakeholders met with elected officials to advocate for better resources for mental health and addiction disorder treatment.
A study released by the Treatment Advocacy Center asserts that states’ inability to care for those with mental illness who have committed major crimes is driving up rearrest rates and draining public resources.
September 18, 2017 | Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said that the notorious state of emergency declaration is still in play, but remember that practical developments are on hold until federal officials complete the legwork.
September 18, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
Senate Republicans are pushing for a vote on their latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act before the end of the month, and the effects of this latest proposal would be every bit as devastating as its shipwrecked predecessors.
A study published by Caron Treatment Centers shows fewer parents talk with their children about the dangers of prescription painkillers than those that discuss alcohol, illegally obtained drugs or safe sex.