New Initiative Looks to Close Behavioral Health Gaps H&HN (Oct. 12, 2017)
Better Care for Patients in Crisis: American Association for Emergency Psychiatry President Leslie Zun, M.D., talks about meeting psychiatric needs in the ED H&HN (...
AHA Opioid Toolkit
Stem the Tide: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic (October 2017)
This toolkit, released by the AHA, provides guidance and information to hospitals and health systems on how they can partner with patients, clinicians and communities to address the opioid epidemic. De...
New Mexico Psychiatrists, Police Collaborate on Behavioral Health H&HN (October 3, 2017)
Why Hospitals Are Housing the Homeless H&HN (January 5, 2017)
Military hospital’s wild garden puts nature’s healing effects to the test Health Facilities Management (Nove...
Educate Clinicians and Collaborate to Combat Opioid Addiction: AHA
Stem the Tide: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
AHA urges CMS to exert greater oversight of mental health parity in Medicaid, CHIP
Mental Health Month & Hospitals' Role in Providing Menta...
Federal Legislative and Regulatory Activities
The 21 Century Cures Act
AHA Legislative Advisory: The 21 Century Cures Act 12/7/16
Comprehensive Behavioral Health Reform
AHA to Sen. McConnell Re: Senate Vote on Meaningful Mental Health Reform Legislation (August 29, 2016)
AHA to ...
Access and Coverage
Evidence Based Practices
Health Reform & Behavioral Health
Integration of Physical & Behavioral Health
Mental Health Parity
Prevention, Early ...
State Resources and Activities
Access to Behavioral Health Care in Massachusetts: The Basics, The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation (July 2017)
Physical and Behavioral Health Integration: State Policy Approaches to Support Key Infrastructure, National Academy for ...
One in four Americans experiences a mental illness or substance abuse disorder each year, and the majority also has a comorbid physical health condition. Hospitals and health systems provide essential behavioral health care services to millions of Americans every day. In recent years, t...