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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?
Coronavirus
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
The behavioral healthcare field has undergone lightning-quick changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These rapid changes, however, have caused financial hardship for many organizations.
Coronavirus
H. Steven Moffic, MD
We need to cleanse our minds to go forward as best we can, otherwise the grief we are currently experiencing will continue to hold us back.
Coronavirus
H. Steven Moffic, MD
There is opportunity for all of us working in mental healthcare during the pandemic to be heroes.
Coronavirus
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
The National Association of County Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Directors held town hall meetings with members to understand the impact of the coronavirus crisis on behavioral healthcare and to identify the urgent needs of the behavioral health field that must be placed before Congress.
Clinical Challenges
H. Steven Moffic, MD
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic provides a rare opportunity to take stock of our souls or, in psychological terms, our character.
Coronavirus
H. Steven Moffic, MD
Resilience involves behavior, thoughts, and actions that anyone can learn, but it usually takes time and intention. Here are four core components that can help build more resilience.
Coronavirus
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Times of crisis require bold action. Three recent pieces of legislation reflect the depth of the coronavirus crisis and the dramatic nature of our national response.
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