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The event, held last week in Washington, D.C., served as a state of the union for behavioral healthcare, drawing attention to the largest issues facing the field.
Staff
H. Steven Moffic, MD
Clinicians can take note of a maestro's meditation practices to help ward off burnout.
Trends
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
The Affordable Care Act is in peril again following a ruling last year by a federal judge in the Northern District of Texas. It is time once again for those who support the ACA to speak up on its essential nature.
Ron Manderscheid
Trends
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness represent an excellent framework to create a plan of action for addressing the crisis in behavioral healthcare.
Ron Manderscheid
Policy
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Public confusion between cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is stymying essential medical progress in the treatment of a range of illnesses.
Design & Architecture
Kevin Turner
Instead of settling for an off-the-shelf solution, invest in a space that strikes a balance between feel, the needs of the patients and appropriate safety features.
Ron Manderscheid
Treatment
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Recognition and treatment are critical for depression or anxiety and opioid dependence or addiction, but it's time to go further up the causal chain if we are to reduce suicide and opioid overdose deaths.
Kevin Turner
Design & Architecture
Kevin Turner
If you are among those who feel tile is too hazardous for use in a psychiatric unit, options abound for floor and wall finishes.
Ron Manderscheid
Policy
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
A Congressional briefing held earlier this week addressed the decarceration of transition age youth with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and mental disorders, with presentations outlining the issue, its impact, including…
Ron Manderscheid
Treatment
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Diversion centers are an essential part of our crisis response capacity. Beyond preventing incarceration in county and city jails, a question now arises about also using this newly developed capacity to prevent overuse of hospital emergency…
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