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December 03, 2020
Throughout the pandemic this year, the Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network and Gloo, a technology platform provider for organizations that champion personal growth, have been conducting regular surveys of the field to better understand the rapid changes taking place and provide…
November 20, 2020
Although a majority of addiction treatment providers have forged ahead through the COVID-19 pandemic, not closing programming or facilities, a combination of unforeseen pandemic-related expenses and fewer admissions have put a financial—and mental—strain on the industry in 2020, according to…
November 18, 2020
In a recent survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, 29% of psychologists said they are seeing more patients since the start of the pandemic, and almost all are now using telehealth platforms at least part of the time to provide treatment. Other findings from the study, which…
October 21, 2020
The Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) has announced it will provide more than $634,000 in grants to 10 organizations to help at-risk populations that are struggling with increases in opioid use and overdoses during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the second wave of grants distributed by…
October 16, 2020
Financially strapped behavioral healthcare providers are eligible to receive Provider Relief Fund payments from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund as part of its Phase 3 General Distribution, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced through the Health Resources and Services…
October 14, 2020
Early data published by Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s Butler Center for Research suggests that virtual intensive outpatient services have been as effective as on-site IOP treatment, a promising development as providers have moved many operations to virtual platforms as a result of the COVID-19…
October 08, 2020
Acknowledging that he is “deeply concerned” about the consequences of healthcare delivery and access to mental healthcare being altered by COVID-19 this year, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, strongly advocated for an increased focus on preventative measures to fight addiction during…
October 06, 2020
Patients with a recent substance use disorder diagnosis were found to have a significantly higher risk of developing COVID-19, according to findings in a recent study that was funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Opioid use disorder, specifically, presented the greatest risk among all…
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