Section for Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services

The AHA Section for Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services currently has more than 1,660 members from across the country and is comprised of executives from general hospitals and freestanding specialty hospitals that provide behavioral health services. The section provides forums linking members with shared interests and missions to advise AHA on policy and advocacy activities and to discuss issues of great importance to behavioral health providers and the field as a whole. These efforts are led by the Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services Governing Council. Click here to learn more about the Value of AHA membership for Behavioral Health Providers.

  FEATURED RESOURCES

triple aim behavioral health

 Members-Only Calls & Webinars

Memorial Healthcare: Reducing Infants Born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome - Members, register here (October 26, 2016)

Cultural Impacts on Improving Behavioral Health Margins and Making the Parity Law work for Patients and Providers - Members, register here. (October 11, 2016)

The Addiction Crisis: A Community's Response - Members, register here (October 5, 2016)

Reduce Readmissions & Avoidable ED Visits: Advocate Health Care's Medically Integrated Crisis Community Support - Members, register here. (September 20, 2016)

Click here to view the archive of members-only calls and webinars Members Only

 Important News

Latest Issue of Behavioral Health Update

Latest Advocacy News on Behavioral Health

AHA Behavioral Health News Stories

AHA Comments on Psychiatric Quality Measures:  Transitions

Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN): In the March cover story, learn how hospitals are fighting on the frontlines of the opioid crisis. For more H&HN opioid coverage, click here.

Section Membership

Governance

2016 Governing Council Roster

2016 Designated Appointments

2016 Governing Council Member Bios

2016 RPB Roster

Press Release: Wayne Young to Lead AHA's Section for Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services

2016 Governance Calendar

The Value of Membership for Behavioral Health Providers

Field Leadership

Addressing Mental Health Stigma

Behavioral Health Challenges in the General Hospital: Practical Help for Hospital Leaders

Behavioral Health Case Studies on Key Issues

Community Connections - Reaffirming the Value of Hospitals

Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence 

Support for Returning Military and Vets

Trendwatch: Important trends in the hospital & health care field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Connecting with National Behavioral Health Organizations

 

Advocacy

AHA Advocacy Action Center

AHA Advocacy Alliances

AHA Key Issues

AHA Work on Behavioral Health Legislation & Regulation Issues

Behavioral Health Key Issues

Access to Services

Aggression & Violence

Biological Psychiatry

Child & Adolescent Mental Health

CPT Coding Changes

DSM V

Disaster Responsiveness

Evidence Based Practices

Health Reform & Behavioral Health

Integration of Physical & Behavioral Health

Medicaid Reimbursement

Medicare Reimbursement

Mental Health Parity

Quality Measures

Prescription Drug Abuse

Prevention, Early Detection, and Intervention

Reducing Readmissions

Suicide Prevention

Tele-Psych

News Items

Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration Grant

Behavioral Health in the News

AHA News Now

Archive of Behavioral Health Update

 

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