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The $1.9 trillion relief and recovery package proposed by the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris includes items that can benefit behavioral healthcare in innumerable ways.
Management
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
With COVID-19 adding even more urgency, there are four agenda items that our field must bring forward and act upon this year.
Blogs
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
Although our celebrations this year will be unusual, the winter holiday season will be a time for us to focus on our personal happiness and emotional wellbeing.
Coronavirus
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
Given their increased susceptibility to the coronavirus and higher potential for experiencing more devastating, behavioral health patients should be prioritized for vaccination.
Policy/Advocacy
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
In a meeting earlier this month, the National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors spotlighted counties' efforts to address health, social, economic and racial disparities.
Coronavirus
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
The COVID-19 pandemic is generating a behavioral health pandemic, and it is very clear that our field cannot meet the new demand generated by the behavioral health pandemic without implementing a population health-minded approach.
Policy/Advocacy
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
The establishment of an emergency line specifically for mental health crises and the introduction of legislation that would put emergency responses to such situations in the hands of behavioral health professionals instead of law enforcement are among the efforts to reshape our crisis response.
Trends
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
A recent study shows a disconcerting rise in major mental and emotional stress in the U.S. Prevention is the key to reversing this trend.
Policy/Advocacy
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
The coming fall months are an excellent time to reflect on where we stand and where we need to go with regards to social justice.
Coronavirus
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
While spikes in behavioral health conditions after disastrous events are common, the severity and extensiveness shown in a recent are signs of an exceptional situation that demands exceptional action.
Coronavirus
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
Slowly, anecdotal examples of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on children—and the ways in which behavioral healthcare can address some of these issues—are beginning to emerge to illuminate these topics
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