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Building a safety container in compliance work to support ethics

August 14, 2018  |  Maeve O'Neill, MEd, LCDC, LPC-S, CDWF

When staff feel safe and supported to speak up, we will get better results.

Rosecrance plans recovery center in central Illinois

August 13, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

Scheduled to open in December, the center will provide treatment and integrated services for young adults and adults.

Next steps on the depression-opioid problem

August 13, 2018  |  Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH

Likely, the connection between depression and opioid use is so obvious that no one acts upon it or even talks about it. Yet, the consequences frequently are quite deadly. The issue: The failure to link depression treatment with opioid treatment.

Facebook to require treatment centers to obtain certification from monitoring firm

August 9, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

Facebook on Thursday announced that, effective immediately, treatment centers will be required to obtain certification through the online monitoring firm LegitScript in order to advertise on the social media platform.

An urgent call to mental health caregivers to help treat climate concerns

August 9, 2018  |  H. Steven Moffic

Psychiatrists, and other mental health disciplines, have an ethical principle to address social issues which adversely affect public health and mental health. 

Consider protections for specific patient populations in designs

August 7, 2018  |  Joanne Sammer

Federal, state and local regulations, as well as organizations' own standards make patient safety a priority, but design doesn't have to be hampered to meet requirements.

Hackensack Meridian Health and Carrier Clinic announce merger

August 6, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

The agreement will include the launch of a new addiction treatment center in New Jersey, scheduled to open in 2019.


Seeking sensible growth

August 2, 2018  |  Julie Miller

Led by Alan B. Miller, UHS aims to avoid taking on too much too fast.

Beacon Point Recovery Center opens in Philadelphia area

July 30, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

 The 120-bed facility will offer detoxification and residential care for the treatment of substance use disorder.

Single-payer and single-measure – but not single-price – a winning combo

July 27, 2018  |  Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH

If we are to enjoy the benefits of a single-payer system without falling into the trap of a single-price system, we also must develop a single-measure system.

New CEO named at Origins Behavioral HealthCare

July 26, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

Jim Caldwell, a longtime executive at parent company TRT Holdings Inc., takes over as CEO and president of the multilocation provider of residential treatment and continuing care.

Treatment centers secure inaugural AdWords certifications

July 26, 2018  |  Julie Miller

The first class of certified providers now can purchase the industry’s most sought-after AdWords on Google after a months-long hiatus was instituted by the search engine giant.


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