Behavioral Health

Mental health lessons learned from MemorialCare during the COVID pandemic | 11/11/2020

The increase in adverse behavioral health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic is well-documented. Over the summer, 40% of US adults reported struggling with mental health or substance abuse. That same data showed that s ymptoms of anxiety disorder were three times more prevalent (25.5% vs. 8.1%) compared to the second quarter of 2019 and depressive disorder symptoms were four times higher (24.3% vs. 6.5%), according to the Centers …

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR I, MENTAL HEALTH (Chief, Rural Health and School Based Programs) - #20-001721-0001 | 11/11/2020

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR I, MENTAL HEALTH Chief, Rural Health and School Based Programs Recruitment 20-001721-0001 MDH Behavioral Health Admin - Community Services Date Opened $46,942.00 - $60,785.00/year, with potential growth to $74,933.00/year Employment Type MDH Behavioral Health Administration, Child, Adolescent, Young Adult Services Division 5262 Woods Road, Cambridge MD 21613 (Dorchester County) POSITION DUTIES This is a managerial level position, whose main purpose is to oversee all programs impacting rural health …

Comedians Billy Gardell and Alonzo Bodden to Host 50th Anniversary Celebration | 11/11/2020

… its 50th anniversary with an event to raise funds and increase awareness. Since the economic shutdown, homelessness is up 13% in Los Angeles County. Of that population, 41% have reported serious substance use and behavioral health disorders. Additionally, the American Medical Association has reported a 35% increase in the overdose death rate since March. ‚ÄúWe are preparing for a need for a fifty percent increase in services once restrictions are …

Head-To-Head Contrast: Magellan Health (NASDAQ:MGLN) vs. Optimum Care (OTCMKTS:OPMC) | 11/11/2020

… Magellan Health beats Optimum Care on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks. Optimum Care Company Profile Optimum Care Corporation provides healthcare services. The company offers various inpatient and partial hospitalization behavioral health services for patients with acute mental illness through a network of affiliated hospitals, medical centers, and community mental health centers. It also provides assisted living services in a resort atmosphere. The company was founded …

Comparing Optimum Care (OTCMKTS:OPMC) & Select Medical (NYSE:SEM) | 11/11/2020

2.54% Summary Select Medical beats Optimum Care on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks. About Optimum Care Optimum Care Corporation provides healthcare services. The company offers various inpatient and partial hospitalization behavioral health services for patients with acute mental illness through a network of affiliated hospitals, medical centers, and community mental health centers. It also provides assisted living services in a resort atmosphere. The company was …

Group homes scramble to cope with virus | 11/11/2020

Group homes scramble to cope with virus The novel coronavirus has made its way into three living facilities operated by Southside Behavioral Health ‚Äî one in South Boston, and two in La Crosse ‚Äî infecting three residents and an untold number of staff who have tested positive for COVID-19. Executive Director Beth Engelhorn informed county administrators in Halifax, Brunswick and Mecklenburg on Friday, of the three outbreaks, which have …

Juneau’s hospital reports surge in kids experiencing mental health crises | 11/11/2020

… 19 pandemic are to blame. Bartlett‚Äôs emergency department has treated an unprecedented number of kids experiencing high levels of stress, thoughts of self-harm and suicide attempts over the past seven months. Chief Behavioral Health Officer Bradley Grigg told the Juneau Assembly on Monday that the kids and their families bring up the impacts of the pandemic when interviewed by staff. ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre not really attributing everything here specifically …

Drug Rehab SEO Blog Writing Failures by CEO’s | 11/11/2020

… one main purpose and that is to generate leads. Similarly, it is the most important web marketing tool. Many drug rehabilitation centers are missing the big picture when it comes to their blog. The behavioral health industry has operated for years with short-term solutions in generating clients. CEO and marketing directors expect immediate results. This is because they have been able to get by with Google Ad Words and …

5 Reasons Why Small Practices are Perfectly Positioned to Address Trauma | 11/11/2020

Home 5 Reasons Why Small Practices are Perfectly Positioned to Address Trauma 5 Reasons Why Small Practices are Perfectly Positioned to Address Trauma November 11, 2020 Tags: ACEs , CA , Small Practices Small primary care practices are fundamental in providing medical and behavioral health services in California. They are often the sole providers in low-income areas where many are uninsured and underinsured. With limited resources, small practices are benefitting from …

Arizona school leaders ask families to limit gatherings outside class as COVID cases rise | 11/10/2020

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or a behavioral health crisis, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for support at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text “Hopeline” to the National Crisis Text Line at 741-741. Schools superintendent Kathy Hoffman, state health department director Dr. Cara Christ and multiple Arizona district superintendents pleaded with people to limit gatherings outside of school as the number of COVID-19 cases …

Arizona school leaders ask families to limit gatherings outside class as COVID cases rise | 11/10/2020

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or a behavioral health crisis, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for support at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text “Hopeline” to the National Crisis Text Line at 741-741. Schools superintendent Kathy Hoffman, state health department director Dr. Cara Christ and multiple Arizona district superintendents pleaded with people to limit gatherings outside of school as the number of COVID-19 cases …

Sanford Health, Essentia Health address uptick in patients seeking mental health care | 11/10/2020

… has also meant spending a lot of time alone. These are all things that can lead mental health to worsen, causing more people to reach out for help. ‚ÄúWhat is often described in the behavioral health world is this notion of a secondary pandemic and that that pandemic is a mental health one. In the last couple of weeks, we have been getting hundreds of referrals to our clinic,‚Äù …

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR ADVANCED - #20-000313-0003 | 11/10/2020

… DJS) for placement. As an advanced counselor this position will be assigned to the youth within the facility with the most complex co-occurring needs. The professional counselor serves as a leader on the behavioral health team at the facility by providing direct clinical services based on comprehensive assessment and consultation regarding complex cases. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the …

Peer Recovery Specialist I, Certified (FULL TIME CONTRACTUAL) - #20-000213-0044 | 11/10/2020

… This position collaborates, empowers, and assist individuals in defining the individuals level of motivational change and desire for a path to recovery. This position provides, advocates and supports the clients and the Division of Behavioral Health Services. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate. Experience: None. LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS 1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a …

Health Connect America Partners with Premiere Collectibles to Provide Jobs to People with Special Needs | PRWeb | 11/10/2020

Health Connect America Partners with Premiere Collectibles to Provide Jobs to People with Special Needs Share Article Leading behavioral health organization works to employ adults with special needs across Tennessee. FRANKLIN, Tenn. (PRWEB) November 10, 2020 Health Connect America (HCA), a leader in the delivery of mental and behavioral health services, has partnered with Premiere Collectibles, a division of Premiere Book Group, and an online retailer of bestselling autographed books …

Three behavorial health group homes struck by virus | 11/10/2020

The novel coronavirus has made its way into three living facilities operated by Southside Behavioral Health ‚Äî one in South Boston, and two in La Crosse ‚Äî now that three residents and an untold number of staff have tested positive for COVID-19. Executive Director Beth Engelhorn informed county administrators in Halifax, Brunswick and Mecklenburg on Friday, Nov. 6 of the three outbreaks, which have forced the closure of Brandon …

NeuroFlow Integrates with Epic, Now Available in App Orchard Marketplace | 11/10/2020

Posted by Will Crowley on November 10, 2020 Featured NeuroFlow , the leader in technology-enabled behavioral health integration, is now available to healthcare providers through Epic‚Äôs App Orchard marketplace . The launch is an encouraging development for health systems seeking to practice any of a range of collaborative care models, a clinical approach integrating both the physical and mental health of patients. Hospitals and health systems using Epic can deploy …

SAMHSA’s Eight Guiding Principles for Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice - Corona Virus Supplies News | 11/9/2020

SAMHSA‚Äôs Eight Guiding Principles for Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice SAMHSA‚Äôs Eight Guiding Principles for Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice SAMHSA BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx …

How to keep work worries from ruining your sleep | MSN | 11/9/2020

… a work project you‚Äôre behind on, a challenging assignment ahead, conflicts with coworkers, or simply returning to a job where you‚Äôre unhappy, says Sari Chait, PhD, clinical psychologist and founder of the Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, LLC , in Newton, Mass. If left unchecked, the stress and anxiety from Sunday scaries can keep you up late or disrupt your sleep , and poor shut-eye may make it harder …

Woman missing after walking out of Columbia behavioral health facility Saturday night: police | Local News | lancasteronline.com | 11/9/2020

Print A resident of a behavioral health facility in Columbia has been missing since Saturday night. Columbia Borough police reported Tina Brown, 56, missing at around 10 p.m. Saturday. Brown is described as a Black female with black hair and brown eyes. She’s approximately 5-foot-5 and around 200 pounds. Police said she was possibly observed walking away from the facility on Cherry Street with a luggage bag. Brown …

Despite pandemic, state suicide rates down | 11/9/2020

… 8, 2020 0 Thank you for reading the Republican American. Please log in or Register to get your 5 free articles per week. Register Maria Coutant Skinner, executive director of the McCall Center for Behavioral Health in Torrington, stands with one of the locked boxes given to clients, even those who may not be suicidal, to store medications as a way to open up a dialogue about how they are …

Virtual Look and Learn – 2020 Vision of Behavioral Health | 11/9/2020

Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) Providers From: Health Plan of San Joaquin Subject: VIRTUAL LOOK AND LEARN ‚Äì 2020 Vision of Behavioral Health Business: Medi-Cal Holidays are fast approaching. COVID-19 is still with us. Multiple research studies are illustrating concerning trends in the mental health of many. In your own practice, something you observe during an office visit, telehealth session or examination may offer powerful opportunities to …

Melanie Dallas: Veterans, we honor you and are here for you | 11/9/2020

… struggles and, most compellingly, their journeys to living in recovery. A video of the event can be viewed on the Facebook pages of Highland Rivers Health, the Highland Rivers Foundation and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. I want to thank, again, the donors and sponsors that made Operation Gratitude possible: the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse, Highland Rivers Foundation, Forever We Inc., Home Depot, Cherokee County Sheriff …

Donald Lloyd Jones, Jr. | 11/9/2020

… mostly in Horton, Kansas, where he graduated high school. From an early age, Don had a passion for helping people in need. After earning a master‚Äôs degree in psychology, he worked for Valeo Behavioral Health Care (then called Shawnee Co. Mental Health Center) in Topeka, Kansas, for 23 years. In this position, he counseled many people fighting against drug and alcohol addiction. He moved to the Kansas City area …

The Child and Family Therapy Center of Denver Launches Psychiatric Care and Promotes Three Rising Leaders | PRWeb | 11/9/2020

… Article Leading Colorado pediatric therapy center rising to meet the growing needs of our community. DENVER The Child and Family Therapy Center of Denver, one of Colorado‚Äôs leading providers of pediatric mental and behavioral health services, announced the promotion of Melissa Sauter to Practice Director, Kaylee Jeffrey to Clinical Director, and Megan Sterzinger to Music Therapy Supervisor. It is also welcoming Dr. Kim Minich, DNP, FNP-BC to its …