Stigma

Dec 11, 2019
This issue brief examines how integration can take various forms based on provider, patient and community needs and how telebehavioral health can help in areas with shortages of behavioral health professionals.
Oct 23, 2019
In the AHA Stat Blog marking National Addiction Treatment Week, Raymond Waller, hospital administrator at Ascension Brighton Center for Recovery in Brighton, Mich., and 2020 chair of AHA’s Behavioral Health Council, urges readers to ask their members of Congress to cosponsor this AHA-supported…
May 23, 2019
AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., and Shantanu Agrawal, M.D., president and CEO of the National Quality Forum, highlight a guide that offers health care organizations a “one-stop shop” of actionable interventions and curated tools and resources to deliver quality…
May 20, 2019
During Mental Health Month, let’s all remember that caring for the whole person improves health and saves lives.
Oct 8, 2018
The week also includes National Depression Screening Day, dedicated to raising awareness and screening people for depression and related mood and anxiety disorders.
Sep 28, 2018
These resources focus on understanding and addressing the stigma of opioid use disorder and treatment to ensure that patients have the medications and support they need.
Aug 30, 2018
Update on Key Issues in the Behavioral Health Care Field: September 2018 Psychiatric Hospital CEO Joins the AHA Board…The AHA has elected seven members to its Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1. The incoming board members include Harsh Trivedi, M.D., president/CEO of Sheppard…
Aug 30, 2018
Join Susan Kimper, director, Behavioral Health, Naples Community Hospital (NCH) Healthcare System for a special 45-minute AHA members-only webinar presentation and discussion on patient-centered safety plans for suicidal patients.
Aug 22, 2018
Inspired by a friend struggling to get their child in crisis access to services, Allina Health President and CEO Penny Wheeler, M.D., recognized there often is a gap between the care medical professionals aspire to provide and what actually is delivered.
Aug 3, 2018
Learn how five local hospital systems created a course to train people to perform "adult mental health first aid," giving members of the public skills to help someone who is developing or experiencing a mental health crisis