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Model continuum of care for adults with serious mental illness

August 30, 2017  |  Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
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Earlier this week, the SAMHSA Center for Mental Health Services convened about two dozen representatives from the field to provide advice to the agency on the development of a model continuum of care for adults with serious mental illness.

Marathon Health brings behavioral healthcare services to work sites

August 29, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The national provider of onsite healthcare services for employers has announced it is adding behavioral health counseling to its offerings.

Put some context around ACA numbers

August 25, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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As lawmakers seek to stabilize the Affordable Care Act insurance marketplaces, the political rhetoric should be viewed in context.

Fact File: Payers do their part in opioid crisis

August 24, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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A number of managed care organizations are pursuing programs to reduce opioid overprescribing Here are some of the most recent updates.

Positive health determinants as vaccination and remedy

August 23, 2017  |  Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
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Positive health determinants include factors such as nurturing families for children, social inclusion for adults, job and pay equity, and clean living spaces, among others. In summary: Your zip code is predictive of your health status and your length of life...

Complete coverage from NCAD in Baltimore

August 22, 2017  |  Behavioral Healthcare Executive staff
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Read our in-depth coverage and watch video commentary from top leaders in the field live from the National Conference on Addiction Disorders.

NCAD: The opioid crisis is a political football, and that’s not good

August 22, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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It’s important for leaders in the industry to advocate for the disease of addiction rather than for the opioid crisis because resources are still quite scarce.

NCAD: How to leverage a comprehensive treatment philosophy

August 21, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Many in the treatment field embrace the widely held philosophy that addiction has medical, psychological, social and spiritual symptoms that must be addressed with the respective modalities. It’s equally important to know where to leverage each treatment...

NCAD: Create relationships to prevent NIMBY friction

August 18, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Actions to restrict recovery homes are often discriminatory, but operators must be cooperative and act as allies in the community.

NCAD: Resources, not rhetoric, will combat the addiction crisis

August 17, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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In the ongoing fight to combat the opioid crisis, lack of resources has become the biggest limitation to saving lives.

Hazelden Betty Ford launches knowledge-sharing network

August 15, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The Patient Care Network will give member providers access to the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s professional learning resources and expertise.

Task force addresses substance use and mental health disorders among lawyers

August 14, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being has published a report with recommendations for legal professionals to reduce chronic stress, depression and substance use.

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