Proposed health reform legislation allows states to form high risk pools for high cost populations. Such models could be used to help those with mental health and addiction disorders obtain insurance coverage.
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers has relayed its stance on a range of issues, including marijuana. It’s an especially timely topic considering the growing number of states that have adopted legalization policies.
March 3, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
First, we came to understand the key role played by personal health literacy. Then, we added health activation. Now, we are opening chapter three of this trinity—self-management. This often is referred to as self-direction in behavioral health.
As heroin overdose-related deaths in the area climb, the mayor of Seattle and the executive of King County, Wash., on Friday announced plans to establish the United States’ first two supervised injection facilities.