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September 27, 2018
The Treatment Advocacy Center says a study it conducted finds involuntary treatment laws in a third of states fall short in protecting and providing care for individuals with severe mental illness.
June 26, 2018
Patients who leave against medical advice put themselves at risk. Additional concerns for the treatment center could include liability for patient self-harm, overdose, suicide or injury from a lack…
March 02, 2018
Sexual harassment training should include information on how to file a complaint if harassment occurs. However, BHE has discovered in a recent survey that 15% of treatment centers don't offer any…
February 08, 2018
King County officials move forward with plans for a supervised injection site after facing opposition from community groups.
Julie Miller
January 31, 2018
When I consider the idea of prevention—not unlike the prevention efforts we rally around for addiction or suicide—I think about how we must do better, insisting that men/boys come to understand the…
November 21, 2017
The drug distributor will help four states by purchasing naloxone for law enforcement, increasing support for take back programs and prevention efforts, and partnering with Brown University to share…
November 06, 2017
Now two years removed from an HIV outbreak in the state, old concerns drive Indiana counties to begin defunding syringe exchange programs.
August 31, 2017
Counseling and referrals to other resources are among the free services being provided by phone to those who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.
June 30, 2017
Providing safety and dignity in facility design can be beneficial to the healing process.
May 04, 2017
Brightside Clinic has pledged to prescribe 1,000 naloxone injectors with little to no out-of-pocket cost for individuals over the next 12 months.
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