We are an industry living in hardened silos, with governmental policy and funding controlled by distinct departments, staffed by practitioners with constricted skills. It's time to move past these historical divisions.
Ashley Addiction Treatment and Maryland Addiction Recovery Center have partnered to create Recovery Ready Workplace, which provides tools for employers to identify employee substance use and mental health concerns and connect with treatment.
With a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rochester Institute of Technology is making addiction treatment and mental health services more accessible to some of the most vulnerable populations in upstate New York
Support for mental health services provided by telehealth continues to rise across the U.S., but obstacles to participation remain in several areas, per a recent report from the law firm Epstein Becker Green.
The Northern Colorado Opioid Prevention Workgroup, a collaboration between local health systems, jails and health districts, has been responsible for increasing access to MAT and implementing a jail-based treatment program since launching two years ago.
The National Association for Rural Mental Health's annual conference, held recently in Santa Fe, New Mexico, identified behavioral health challenges in rural areas and offered solutions to address them.
E-cigarettes can be considered “safer” than traditional cigarettes, but a lack of research around their long-term use should prevent them from being considered “safe” in general, CDC Office on Smoking and Health deputy director of research Brian King, PhD, MPH said.
As Spectrum Health Systems celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer, CEO Kurt Isaacson is looking ahead to how the not-for-profit provider can continue to expand access to treatment for more patients into the mid-2020s.