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The event, held last week in Washington, D.C., served as a state of the union for behavioral healthcare, drawing attention to the largest issues facing the field.
Management
H. Steven Moffic
Productivity-obsessed managers would be wise to focus on fostering healthy dialogue with staff instead of cracking down on bathroom breaks.
Policy/Advocacy
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
The guide includes strategies for fiscal management during the opioid crisis, workforce development, expanding broadband access, bridging transportation gaps to improve substance use services and overcoming economic challenges.
Policy
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Identification of a more rapid pathway for research on cannabinoids and a separate pathway for research on over-the-counter products were among the topics discussed by Summit speakers.
Policy
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
We will face difficult choices around personal rights, social justice and life chances in the new year.
Behavioral Healthcare Executive
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Panelists say CBD is a critical medicine for treating potentially very severe disorders, but more regulation for non-medical CBD products is a must.
Behavioral Healthcare Executive
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
The exact nature of how we approach care integration continues to shift, in some ways dramatically beyond what we envisioned just a few short years ago.
Behavioral Healthcare Executive
H. Steven Moffic, MD
Those free of the constraints of traditional leadership roles must speak out to help organizations ward off burnout among staff members.
Blogs
H. Steven Moffic, MD
Various interventions to address burnout have been tried over the years, but even those that seem popular for a while fall off the menu eventually.
Behavioral Healthcare Executive
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
A summit convened this week by a pair of behavioral healthcare associations in Kansas explored ways in which the state can respond more effectively to the growing problem of incarceration of persons with mental health and substance use conditions in county and city jails.
Blogs
H. Steven Moffic
"Joker," starring Joaquin Phoenix, offers a rare opportunity to explain why violence perpetrated and received by individuals with mental illness, such as that of Joker and other clowns in the film, could be prevented with better societal leadership and competent mental healthcare.
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