Mental Health


Three Population-Level Steps for Dealing With the Mental Health Consequences of COVID-19

April 10, 2020

Proactive steps could head off some of the worst consequences of the pandemic.

More Brain Health Promotion Efforts Needed

July 23, 2019

Why researchers say current brain disorder prevention approaches aren’t adequate.

The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

July 12, 2019

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

June 30, 2019

A study finds that more and more Americans are facing significant mental health issues.

How Outpatient Services Can Impact Mental Health

June 18, 2019

The steps health executives should take to improve mental healthcare.

Why Anthem’s Beacon Mental Health Buy Makes Sense

June 14, 2019

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

April 22, 2019

Why mental health deserves more focus.

How Digital Interventions Improve Mental Health

March 16, 2019

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

February 10, 2019

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

January 29, 2019

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

January 10, 2019

The biggest drug categories and medications set for approval this year.

Behavioral Healthcare Needs a NASA-Like Model

December 21, 2018

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

December 01, 2018

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

December 01, 2018

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

November 09, 2018

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

October 24, 2018

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

October 24, 2018

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

October 15, 2018

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

September 28, 2018

A stepwise approach can be best. Here are seven rules to follow.

Top Public Health Issues Impacting Healthcare Organizations

September 24, 2018

Healthcare organizations can improve care and lower costs-across the board-by paying careful attention to the public health issues affecting their communities.