Access to Behavioral Health

May 29, 2020
The Census Bureau recently reported that “a third of Americans now show signs of clinical anxiety or depression” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s also been reported that Americans are increasingly at risk for “deaths of despair” from substance misuse and suicide, forecasting that the mental…
May 27, 2020
Parkview Health’s efforts to improve the physical environment, engage its clinical staff and increase training contributed to improved patient perception and a decrease in reported workplace violence. Learn from Parkview Health’s leadership on how this culture shift created compassionate…
May 21, 2020
An annual report into death by several factors tied to mental health and wellbeing — otherwise referred to as “deaths of despair” — topped 150,000 in 2018.
May 14, 2020
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Bruce Bailey, president and CEO of Tidelands Health based in Georgetown, S.C., talks about how hospitals and health systems without inpatient behavioral health services or onsite mental health clinicians can still address the needs of these patients.
May 14, 2020
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Bruce Bailey, president and CEO of Tidelands Health based in Georgetown, S.C., talks about how hospitals and health systems without inpatient behavioral health services or onsite mental health clinicians can still address the needs of these patients.
May 12, 2020
[WEBINAR] As a country we are continually adapting and being proactive when addressing the physical health of our health care staff, but what are we doing about their mental health now and in the future? Explore how the trauma of this pandemic is affecting our health care workforce and what…
May 11, 2020
As we mark Mental Health Awareness Month during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to remember that around 45% of U.S. hospitals and health systems do not offer specialized behavioral services.
May 6, 2020
The American Hospital Association has a longstanding commitment to improving access to high quality, affordable treatment services for psychiatric and substance use disorders; commonly referred to has behavioral health disorders. This podcast series will explore one health system’s collaborative…
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 1, 2020
May is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma so many experience.  
Apr 28, 2020
AHA, others make an urgent request that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issue a rule as soon as possible on the 42 CFR Part 2 (Part 2) provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Safety Act (CARES Act).