February 13th 2024
These same employees are also not as comfortable sharing their struggles.
February 7th 2024
Patients enrolled in the program had fewer outpatient visits and improved mental health.
August 24th 2023
Whether they saw patients in an office or virtually, doctors prescribed medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder at similar rates, according to an analysis by Epic Research.
Researchers found an association between ADHD and three inflammatory conditions—atopic dermatitis, otitis media, and herpes simplex infection.
August 21st 2023
TimelyCare, a virtual care company focused on higher education, offers counseling and behavioral health services around the clock.
Community Practice Connections™: 5th Annual Precision Medicine Symposium – An Illustrated Tumor Board
Some Behavioral Health Patients Were More Likely to Miss Telehealth Appointments
Researchers found that some patients had a higher no-show rate for virtual appointments than those with office visits.
Mental Health Disparities Among Those at Risk
Mental health issues have impacted minorities and at-risk groups the highest. But a new analysis has found that disparities exist within at-risk populations.
Demand Up, Supply Down = Adderall Shortage
Short-term manufacturing problems are happening as the demand for Adderall and other stimulant medications for ADHD have increased. Data from Arrive Health show a marked increase in ADHD medication prescriptions for people in their 30s.
Anxiety Linked to Bedtime Procrastination
University of Arkansas researchers added to the understanding of how anxiety affects sleep with research that looked for associations between anxiety and bedtime procrastination and other patterns of poor sleep.
Adolescent Mental Health is Worsening with Varied Impacts by Race, Sex, Sexual Orientation
A recent issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation says anxiety and depression, drug overdose deaths, self-harm and eating disorders have increased in adolescents as access and utilization of mental health care has declined.
Epidemics Within the Pandemic: Shifting Priorities and Opportunities for Addressing Opioid and Mental Health Crises During Covid-19
Deaths by suicide and by substance use disorders have reached epidemic proportions, creating the tragic “perfect storm” of epidemics within a pandemic. A survey conducted by PRECISIONvalue of population health priorities among health systems and health plans since the onset of Covid-19 suggests that while mental health conditions have risen in priority, opioid use disorders have become alarmingly deprioritized.
Three Population-Level Steps for Dealing With the Mental Health Consequences of COVID-19
Proactive steps could head off some of the worst consequences of the pandemic.
More Brain Health Promotion Efforts Needed
Why researchers say current brain disorder prevention approaches aren’t adequate.
The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health
New findings challenge the notion that there is a looming mental health crisis in the U.S. and that the crisis is being caused by technology.
Mental Healthcare Needs Are Increasing
A study finds that more and more Americans are facing significant mental health issues.
How Outpatient Services Can Impact Mental Health
The steps health executives should take to improve mental healthcare.
Why Anthem’s Beacon Mental Health Buy Makes Sense
With Anthem’s announcement that it will acquire Beacon Health Options, analysts say it makes for insurers to get more into mental healthcare.
Surprising Perceptions About Mental Health
Why mental health deserves more focus.
How Digital Interventions Improve Mental Health
A new study has revealing findings about using an automated web and mobile well-being intervention to treat mental health.
Community Organization Model Tackles Veterans’ Mental Health Issues
A group of community providers around Charlotte, North Carolina, joined to create a special workgroup to ensure that veterans have the best possible support to lead healthy lives.
Mental Healthcare at Walmart: Experts React
Behavioral health services company Beacon Health Options brings outpatient mental health therapy to a Texas Walmart store. Here’s how experts say it will affect managed care.
Top 5 Therapeutic Areas for 2019
The biggest drug categories and medications set for approval this year.
Behavioral Healthcare Needs a NASA-Like Model
The behavioral healthcare delivery system is broken. Fixing it requires rapid, radical innovation that is supported and facilitated on a national level and includes both public and private innovation.
How Machine Learning is Changing Mental Health
Machine learning is helping scientists better understand the development of mental health conditions-and the best ways to help treat them.
Three Types of Apps Changing Mental Health Treatment
Your favorite app store is likely filled with many mental health offerings. But what can they really offer?
The Economic Burden of Depression Among Veterans
A new cost analysis study presented at Psych Congress 2018, highlights the substantial economic burden among U.S. veterans with treatment-resistant depression and what can be done about it.
Mental Health First Aid Training: 4 Reasons Health Orgs Should Participate
This evidence-based training program can help communities better understand how to connect, not correct, individuals who may be struggling with mental health issues.
Two Ways Med Adherence Curbs Hospital Visits in Schizophrenia
It can be challenging for patients with schizophrenia to keep to a medication regimen-here are the reasons why it’s important to invest in strategies to help them stay compliant.
Eleven Things to Know About Healthcare in the Midterm Elections
With healthcare being a key issue in the midterm elections, here are 11 things healthcare executives should keep in mind.
How to Break Life-Changing Diagnosis News to Patients
A stepwise approach can be best. Here are seven rules to follow.
Top Public Health Issues Impacting Healthcare Organizations
Healthcare organizations can improve care and lower costs-across the board-by paying careful attention to the public health issues affecting their communities.
Four Ways Health Execs Can Help ‘Cure Stigma’ of Mental Health
The right strategies can help healthcare organizations go beyond awareness and actively fight stigma when it comes to mental health conditions.
Veteran Access to Mental Health Expands Under Telepsychiatry
According to research-backed statistics, telepsychiatry improves the behavioral health outlook for today’s veterans.
Four Ways Health Execs Can Help Patients Recover from Addiction
Here are 4 key ways healthcare executives can leverage community resources to strengthen the availability of tools that support recovery from opioid addiction.
How Tweaking Therapies Can Help Mental Health Treatment
Not all therapies work the same in every patient, but that’s not the biggest challenge in treating mental health. This is.
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