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Policy/Advocacy
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, Executive Director, 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, Executive Director, 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, Executive Director, 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, Executive Director, 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
Coronavirus
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
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.
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