Addiction treatment providers who want to improve their quality of care can make strides by focusing in on four specific areas, Siobhan Morse, MHSA, CRC, CAI, MAC, told attendees at a recent webinar presented by the Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network.
With 80% of college students reporting that the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted their mental health and students of color twice being as likely to not seek treatment, Stephanie Pinder-Amaker, PhD, of Harvard Medical School’s McLean Hospital, explains how provider organizations can break down barriers.
The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry announced that it has received a two-year, $32 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to address opioid and stimulant use disorders through the continuation and expansion of its national education and training network.
While coordinating care for patients with mental health disorders is critical, it is often challenging—or even overlooked—in the complex U.S. healthcare system. Evidence-based care transition models can significantly improve outcomes, especially in emergency department settings.
Fueled by personal experiences, Peggy Terhune, PhD, leads North Carolina-based Monarch with a vision of continuous improvement and innovation, and a trauma-informed approach to treatment for patients and their families.
Psychosocial factors are clearly important in determining health status and driving primary care visits. If we are prepared, the primacy of behavior change in health improvement could place our field on the frontlines of healthcare delivery.
As the healthcare sector grows to 18% of the gross domestic product (GDP) with no reversal in sight, demands for change are increasingly dire. For starters, how can behavioral healthcare help solve the dilemma of healthcare costs?
Eight medical device makers, including a startup that uses virtual reality to treat chronic pain, topped an innovation contest aimed at addressing the opioid crisis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said last week.