Mental Health Services

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7/21/2021 Grant to assist mental health and substance abuse services bollyinside.com ... Serice Center. The mental health care system which serves 10,000 children and adults all over northeastern and central Pennsylvania has just been awarded a $3.8M first-time grant award through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic rests with the state which would be responsible for future funding of this federally ...
7/21/2021 CMS to Permanently Cover Audio-Only Telemedicine for Mental Health lexblog.com ... care post-PHE and reflects CMS’ growing confidence in virtual care technologies. This article explains the proposed requirements and highlights the questions for which CMS seeks public comment. Audio-Only Telehealth Coverage for Mental Health Services CMS’ proposal would reimburse audio-only telehealth services for the diagnosis, evaluation, or treatment of mental health disorders furnished to established patients when the originating site is a patient’s home. It ...
7/21/2021 ‘Help is on the way’ for people with Psychosis megadoctornews.com ... Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UW Medicine, has a message: “Help is on the way.” A proven treatment for psychosis has now been elevated at the highest levels. The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) recently issued a statement calling cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) the standard of care for psychosis, an illness that affects an estimated 5-6 million people in the United States every year. And ...
7/21/2021 Speaker Ralston Announces $75 Million Proposal for Law Enforcement & Mental Health house-press.com Proposal Includes $25 million for One-Time, $1,000 Bonus for Local Law Enforcement JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced a $75 million proposal to provide additional personnel and resources for law enforcement and mental health services . Speaker Ralston made the announcement while speaking to the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council Summer Training Conference which is concluding today at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. The proposal ...
7/21/2021 Scott, Markey, Brown Reintroduce Legislation to Help Justice-Involved Populations More Quickly Access Health Coverage US House of Representatives ... D-OH) reintroduced the Supporting Positive Outcomes After Release Act .This legislation would require states to suspend, rather than terminate, an individual’s Medicaid coverage while they are incarcerated, ensuring access to addiction treatment, mental health services , and medications in the critical, immediate days and weeks after release. This is already the policy in thirty-one states which allow for immediate reactivation upon release. Drug overdoses rose dramatically during 2020 ...
7/20/2021 Ninilchik Village Tribe Will Provide Access to Prescription Digital Therapeutics to Help Alaskan Community Treat Rural Patients with Substance and Opioid Use Disorders tmcnet.com ... be prescribed and treated with reSET or reSET-O to help the Ninilchik community expand access to addiction care. This project is supported by the Ninilchik Traditional Council (NTC) through a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Grant for people in need of prevention, treatment and recovery support for opioid use disorder. "I see firsthand how incorporating newer technologies as treatment options can help to combat both the ...
7/20/2021 Alter Health Group Awarded FEMA CalHOPE Contract to Provide Emotional Support for Californians Impacted by COVID-19 Business Wire DANA POINT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2021-- Alter Health Group is pleased to announce it has been selected by California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide free crisis support peer counseling to anyone impacted by COVID-19 as part of the CalHOPE.org initiative. This is a free service funded by FEMA and it is available, without qualifications, to anyone who is looking ...
7/20/2021 Improving access to mental health services in low-income communities bioengineer.org When it comes to improving access to mental health services for children and families in low-income communities, a University of Houston researcher found having a warm handoff, which is a transfer of care between a primary care physician and mental health provider, will help build trust with the patient and lead to successful outcomes. “Underserved populations face certain obstacles such as shortage of providers, family beliefs that cause stigma ...
7/20/2021 Spindletop Center Awarded Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grant orangeleader.com Spindletop Center Awarded Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grant BEAUMONT, TX – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded a grant of $2 million a year, for the next two years, to Spindletop Center. The grant funds will aid Spindletop Center’s current efforts to expand access and availability of comprehensive behavioral healthcare including community-based mental health and substance use disorder services. Spindletop Center applied ...
7/20/2021 Ginger's digital mental health services are coming to members' teenage dependents | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare On-demand mental healthcare startup Ginger has pulled back the curtain on a new offering designed for users age 13 to 17.Called Ginger for Teens, the service resembles the startup’s primary platform with the inclusion of digital self-care materials, behavioral health coaching, therapy and psychiatry accessible through a smartphone app.However, each of these services has been tweaked to specifically address the younger demographics’ mental health ...
7/20/2021 Alter Health Group Awarded FEMA CalHOPE Contract to Provide Emotional Support for Californians Impacted by COVID-19 | Financial Buzz financialbuzz.com Alter Health Group is pleased to announce it has been selected by California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide free crisis support peer counseling to anyone impacted by COVID-19 as part of the CalHOPE.org initiative. This is a free service funded by FEMA and it is available, without qualifications, to anyone who is looking to connect with support and resources.“The CalHOPE ...
7/20/2021 Ninilchik Village Tribe Will Provide Access to Prescription Digital Therapeutics to Help Alaskan Community Treat Rural Patients with Substance and Opioid Use Disorders | Financial Buzz financialbuzz.com ... be prescribed and treated with reSET or reSET-O to help the Ninilchik community expand access to addiction care. This project is supported by the Ninilchik Traditional Council (NTC) through a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Grant for people in need of prevention, treatment and recovery support for opioid use disorder.“I see firsthand how incorporating newer technologies as treatment options can help to combat both the ...
7/20/2021 High Desert Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center Is Now Open starsinc.com ... Department of Mental Health, the new High Desert Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center (BHUCC) is now open and serving the community. It is the first program of its kind in the area providing rapid mental health services to youth and adults (ages 13 and up) who are experiencing a crisis. The 24/7 facility provides mental health assessment, crisis intervention, medication support, and case management. Our team also provides referrals to ...
7/20/2021 Greenbrook TMS (OTCMKTS:GBOKD) Trading Up 0.5% rivertonroll.com ... 29% from the average session volume of 1,706 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.96. Greenbrook TMS Company Profile ( OTCMKTS:GBOKD ) Greenbrook TMS Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates a network of outpatient mental health services centers in the United States. It offers transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy, an FDA-cleared non-invasive therapy that provides electromagnetic stimulation to brain regions associated with mood regulation for the treatment of major ...
7/19/2021 HHS earmarks $103M to address burnout among healthcare workers Healthcare Dive Dive Brief: - HHS is using $103 million from the pandemic relief fund in an attempt to help reduce burnout and provide mental health services to U.S. healthcare workers. - The sector already had a high rate of stress and burnout, but the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly exacerbated the problem. The surging delta variant has greatly increased hospitalizations in some parts of the country in recent weeks, also adding pressure. - The ...
7/17/2021 Ginger expands mental health app to teens MedCity News Investment in mental health tools has soared, as more employers have sought to add support systems during the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, more are offering benefits that extend to the rest of the family.Ginger, a startup that offers app-based mental health services , is rolling out a new set of features for teens ages 13-17. It plans to offer text-based coaching and self-guided content, as well as ...
7/16/2021 Resignations, Injuries at State Hospitals Increasing wvtf.org ... At the top of the department’s requests of $4.3 billion in American Rescue Plan funds is $75 million to raise compensation and bring on more staff. Land told the Joint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health Services in the 21st Century that mandatory overtime and a dangerous work environment aren’t worth it to many possible hires. “Nobody in this environment is going to take $11 an hour, which is ...
7/16/2021 Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control to Hold Hearing on Federal Response to the Drug Overdose Epidemic US Senate ... Senate Office Building, Room 608 WHO: Witness Panel I - Regina LaBelle, Acting Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy - Tom Coderre, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse Witness Panel II - Nicole Alexander-Scott, Director, Rhode Island Department of Health - Keith Humphreys, Esther Ting Memorial Professor, Stanford University - Steve Gurdak, Group Manager ...
7/16/2021 Government adds more telehealth services as lockdowns continue across Australia ZDNet ... through the pandemic and these new items mean Australians can continue to see their GP, renew scripts, and seek mental health support from the safety of their own home."See also: Budget 2021: Digital mental health services to see AU$110m injectionThe Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) this week also reminded those in lockdown they can ask their GP for an electronic prescription when getting prescription medicines."More than ...
7/15/2021 Zepf Center takes over NW Ohio emergency mental health crisis care 13abc.com TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - After 30 years, Rescue Crisis at the corner of Cherry and Collingwood closed its doors and now there’s a new place to call for emergency mental health services .It’s the Zepf Center. The 24-hour hotline number is 419-904-2273.Deb Flores is the CEO of Zepf Center and says the agency just received a two-year $4-million dollar grant to provide crisis mental health services ...