Access to Behavioral Health

Nov 13, 2020
ombating stigma is the missing element to the nation’s response to the addiction crisis, writes Matthew Stefanko, director of National Stigma Initiative for Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the U.S.
Nov 13, 2020
Combating stigma is the missing element to the nation’s response to the addiction crisis, writes Matthew Stefanko, director of National Stigma Initiative for Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the U.S. Read more about how and why our understanding of…
Nov 11, 2020
Hochang (Ben) Lee, MD, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Nov 10, 2020
A U.S. district court judge Nov. 3 ordered United Behavioral Health, part of UnitedHealth Group, to reprocess close to 67,000 mental health and substance use disorder benefit claims denied over a six-year period.
Nov 10, 2020
The Drug Enforcement Administration published an interim final rule expanding access to medication-assisted treatment under the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act of 2018.
Oct 12, 2020
About Project TRANSFORM Prisma health-Upstate, University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville and Clemson University School of Nursing have developed Project TRANSFORM (Teaching Recovery-informed Addiction Care and Negating Stigma FOR Medical Professionals) to provide training for…
Oct 12, 2020
We know that prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, demand for health care workers and health care job openings were at record highs. We also know that the pandemic created pressure to quickly ramp up staffing levels and optimize surge capacity, even as the cancellation of non-emergent surgeries caused…
Sep 2, 2020
In this podcast, Rebecca Chickey, senior director of field engagement, behavioral health services of the AHA is speaking with Martha Whitecotton, senior vice president of Behavioral Health Services at Atrium Health in Charlotte North Carolina, about using telehealth visits to provide behavioral…