Negative social determinants, such as poverty and lack of education, increase the likelihood that one will be exposed to trauma—physical, emotional, sexual. Although we cannot prevent it, we can reduce its negative effects
With emerging technologies, telepsychiatry can extend the reach of providers to help them serve clients in rural areas, in schools that do not have staff on site or in areas where integrated care is being used.
Efforts to promote good health and to prevent disease always are preferred strategies over efforts to treat disease. Yet, we spend far too little time, attention, and effort on either of these strategies. Both remain very underdeveloped in behavioral health....
Panelists at a National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) conference workshop said treatment centers soon will be evaluated on how well they engage patients in the next level of care.