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Two Denver recovery clinics helping to supplement behavioral health care access in Summit County soon to become neighbors

The door to the new Front Range Clinic and Mile High Behavioral Healthcare space is pictured on the afternoon of Thursday, August 18, 2022. The two Denver healthcare providers have partnered together with the help of Building Hope to bring addiction recovery and behavioral health services to Summit County. Eiliana Wright/Summit Daily News The end …

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Rogers Behavioral Health names next president and CEO

John Boyd and Pat Hammer Dr. John Boyd will be the next president and chief executive officer of Rogers Behavioral Health System with current president and CEO Pat Hammer announcing plans to retire. Boyd, currently the CEO of the Rogers’… Want to Read More? We’re having a flash sale! Subscribe to BizTimes right now for …

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CareTrust enters behavioral health by converting underperforming assisted living communities

(Credit: Getty Images) San Clemente, CA-based CareTrust REIT is moving into the behavioral health segment after reaching an agreement to convert three of its underperforming assisted living communities into residential addiction recovery centers. During Friday’s first-quarter earnings call, CareTrust President and CEO Dave Sedgwick said that Landmark Recovery, a Franklin, TN-based addiction treatment provider, presents …

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Behind Integrated Behavioral Health Services

In this episode of “The Vitals,” Oncology Nursing News® met with Matt Iwaniec, PsyD, a licensed clinical health psychologist with the stem cell transplant and CAR-T therapy program at Allegheny Health Network, to discuss fully integrated behavioral services as it relates to oncology. In our discussion, Iwaniec highlights the mechanisms behind psychosocial treatments like cognitive behavior …

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Long list of reasons ERs are overflowing with behavioral health patients – The Boston Globe

For those people who want to use health insurance, their insurers make it as difficult as possible to access care. One thing insurance companies do is require time-consuming prior authorizations for psychiatric admissions — a requirement that is almost entirely unique to psychiatry — in hopes that clinicians will be discouraged from trying to facilitate …

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Behavioral Health Transactions Down After ‘Outlier Year,’ But Ample Dealmaking Action Still Expected

Behavioral health deal pace is slowing after 2021’s record-breaking year. Overall, the behavioral health sector saw 53 deals in the first half of 2022. That’s according to data from KPMG LLP, Epstein Becker & Green and FocalPoint Partners. “It’s more of an entire marketplace phenomenon as opposed to a behavioral health deficiency that’s dragging down …

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How work-focused cognitive behavioral therapy can help employees improve mental health

Recent news shows that the nation continues its downward trend in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. However, despite these encouraging statistics, America now faces an uptick in mental health illnesses caused by years of stress, anxiety and fear fueled in part by an unrelenting pandemic. The U.S. Worker Edition of the Mental Health Index recently …

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Strengthening behavioral health access will help Kansans and address far-reaching disparities – Kansas Reflector

Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Tiffany Anderson, superintendent of Topeka USD 501, and Shannon Portillo, associate dean and professor at the University of Kansas, served as co-chairs of the Governor’s Commission on …

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98point6 Expands Behavioral Health Program to Address U.S. Adolescent Mental Health Crisis

Onboarding Partner The Boeing Company Taps 98point6 to Deliver Virtual Care to Eligible Health Plan Dependents SEATTLE, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — 98point6, the virtual care company offering simple access to exceptional primary care and integrated behavioral health nationwide, today announced the expansion of its behavioral health program to include emotional and mental health support …

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Maryland Department of Health expands child and adolescent behavioral health crisis services, peer recovery services

​​ ​March 18, 2022 Media contacts: Deidre McCabe, Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-3536 Andy Owen, Deputy Director, Media Relations, 410-767-6491​ Maryland Department of Health expands child and adolescent behavioral health crisis services, peer recovery services $17.7 million in grant funding will support local behavioral health authorities, behavioral health crisis walk-in centers and urgent care centers …

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