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Coronavirus
Issues around in-person reopenings, insurance dynamics and staff turnover are among the factors playing a role in the current state of behavioral health.
Funding
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
State, county and local government financial shortfalls are reaching dangerous levels as these entities continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trends
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
The 10-year project will focus on developing a model to eradicate racism by identifying evidence-based and practice-based interventions.
Business Operations
H. Steven Moffic, MD
While we always address that mental freedom in terms of treating mental disorders, we can also try to free minds from racism. Here are 10 of the ways how.
Trends
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
In our personal, public and professional lives, we must commit to taking positive action to bridge the divides that strain our society.
Quality Improvement
H. Steven Moffic, MD
What is our role in mental healthcare in this ongoing and unprecedented national crisis? Here are seven ways we can make a difference.
Coronavirus
H. Steven Moffic, MD
Although psychiatry had traditionally focused on the mentally troubled and the troubling aspects of people, there has been a movement toward a more positive psychology and psychiatry in recent years.
Coronavirus
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
It is ironic that deinstitutionalization from state psychiatric hospitals and decarceration from city and county jails—major objectives long sought by the behavioral health community—have turned into significant problems in the COVID-19 era.
Clinical Challenges
H. Steven Moffic, MD
A day in the life of a practitioner is a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the arts (and a little help from your friends) can be a healing force.
Coronavirus
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
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.
Coronavirus
H. Steven Moffic, MD
These atypical challenges and overlap in love and work can necessitate a "Mayday" distress call. Who better to answer that than compassionate and competent mental health care-givers?
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