Access to Behavioral Health

Sep 2, 2021
It is imperative that Congress invest in America’s hospitals and health systems to ensure that the nation’s health care needs can be met today and into the future. The AHA supports investments in infrastructure, such as the health care workforce, behavioral health, the accessibility and…
Sep 2, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) would like to share hospital and health system priorities that would benefit patients and communities around the country that we would like to see included in the upcoming budget reconciliation legislation.
Aug 2, 2021
Dr. Trestman and Dr. Hochman reflect on the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and well-being of health care professionals, patients and families.
Jul 30, 2021
In response to a higher demand for children’s behavioral health care services and an alarming rise of youth suicides, Columbus, Ohio-based Nationwide Children’s increased its commitment to provide integrated care for kids in crisis.
Jul 30, 2021
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded $250 million in grants to expand access to mental health and substance use disorder treatment services through Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics.
Jul 30, 2021
AHA joined 27 other organizations that serve the mental, emotional and behavioral health of children in urging Congress to strengthen the pediatric mental health delivery system and infrastructure.  
Jul 30, 2021
The AHA and other health organizations urge Congress to act now to improve access to children’s mental health care.
Jul 30, 2021
Dr. Trestman and Dr. Hochman reflect on the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and well-being of health care professionals, patients and families.