Access to Behavioral Health

Sep 29, 2022
The House voted 220-205 today to pass legislation to hold employer-based health plans more accountable for improper denials of mental health and substance use benefits.
Sep 27, 2022
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to evaluated a virtual adolescent treatment known as SparkRx. The CHLA study is the latest of many efforts to assess the value and limitations among the rapidly rising number of apps and telehealth offerings designed to serve the needs of patients accessing…
Sep 22, 2022
The Senate Finance Committee today released a discussion draft of legislation to expand the mental health workforce.
Sep 21, 2022
The House Ways and Means Committee today voted to advance to the full House bipartisan legislation (H.R. 8876) that would reauthorize the federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, and double annual funding for the program to $800 million over five years.
Sep 19, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services Friday released a roadmap for better integrating mental health and substance use care into health care, social service and early childhood systems.
Sep 16, 2022
Compared to the pre-pandemic period, the trend in new postpartum mental health diagnoses increased significantly in the post-COVID-19 period (0.06 percentage points [95%CI 0.01, 0.11]). Findings point to an urgent need to improve screening and treatment pathways for perinatal individuals in…
Sep 15, 2022
This guide shares twelve evidence-informed interventions for preventing suicide and improving mental well-being for the health care workforce.