The Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network and Gloo have teamed up through their Collaborative Advancement of Recovery Excellence initiative to produce an end-of-year report on changes within the field and actionable insights for executives.
Shawn Coughlin, president and CEO of the National Association for Behavioral Healthcare, discusses challenges executives in the field are facing amid COVID-19, as well as the tools and resources being used to overcome them.
Two-thirds of addiction treatment providers say they have experienced a drop in revenue, and nearly half report an increase in observed staff burnout as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recently published NAATP survey.
The National Study of Treatment and Addiction Recovery Residences (NSTARR) will assess the state of recovery housing, including availability, capacity to serve, underserved populations, and variances by community in terms of services provided.
The perilous state of primary care and the strain created by the COVID-19 pandemic make this a time to revisit the potential to reimagine our health system with behavioral health services more tightly integrated into the primary level.
It's a difficult task with so many unknowns still surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, but we must look forward to start planning for the state of the behavioral healthcare field, both in the immediate future and years from now.
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?