Behavioral Health Care Delivery

Jun 21, 2018
Atul Gawande to Lead Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase Health Care Venture   Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase have selected Harvard Medical School professor and New Yorker staff writer Atul Gawande as the CEO of their still unnamed company. The organizations in…
Jun 21, 2018
For years, the rate of suicide has been on the rise. As reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicides have increased by more than 25 percent during the past decade. It is now the tenth-leading cause of death in the U.S., costing more than $44 billion annually.   The…
Jun 12, 2018
Billings Clinic | Billings, MT Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health care organization and serves a wide region covering not only much of Montana, but also northern Wyoming and the western Dakotas. Because of the size of the organization’s service area, patients suffering a psychiatric…
Jun 5, 2018
Cottage Hospital | Woodsville, NH Founded more than 100 years ago, Cottage Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital serving a large region of New Hampshire and Vermont. It has 300 employees, 37 medical staff providers, and 25 acute care beds, in addition to the 10 beds that are part of its…
Jun 5, 2018
Update on Key Issues in the Behavioral Health Care Field: June 2018
Advocacy update, news, and more. Download the cover note below. Read the June 2018 Behavioral Health Update here.
May 31, 2018
Update on Key Issues in the Behavioral Health Care Field: May 2018
This edition covers an advocacy update, resources for Mental Health Awareness month, and more.  For more, read the full May 2018 Behavioral Health Update.
May 24, 2018
As we reflect on and commemorate Mental Health Month, one thing is clear: shining a light on mental health and substance use disorders (SUD) does not exacerbate these conditions; it helps dissolve the stigma often attached to them. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a leader in that regard. It’s…
May 18, 2018
A Teachable Moment – a feature-length documentary that shares stories from four stroke survivors, as well as insights from experts that outline tangible measures to reduce risk factors for the neurological disorder – premiered last night in Washington, D.C. The film was produced in partnership with…
May 14, 2018
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma so many experience. In the U.S., one in four Americans experiences a mental illness or substance use disorder each year, and the majority…
May 11, 2018
About half of mental health facilities and one-third of substance use treatment facilities reported having smoke-free campuses in 2016, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Nearly half of mental…