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older adults and behavioral health
Older Adults and Behavioral Health
According to the National Council on Aging, approximately 1 in 5 Americans older adults have a mental health disorder (20% of this overall population).  This increase in behavioral health disorders in the older adult population (55 years older and above) has been linked to: Improvements in health awareness, proven effectiveness of psychotherapies among this population, […]
Tobacco Cessation
Tobacco cessation is imperative among people with mental illness and addiction. Learn how important quitting is and how your agency can help clients quit.
Excellence Act Press Conference
Excellence in Mental Health Act
The Excellence in Mental Health Act would bolster our nation’s community mental health and addictions system, providing new support for integrated and simplified treatment that will improve Americans’ health and lower costs for the federal and state governments.
Insurance and Risk Management
The Mental Health Risk Retention Group and Negley Associates offer risk management and insurance for behavioral health, including cyber liability.

trauma informed care
Trauma Informed Care
Trauma is shrouded in secrecy and denial and is often ignored. But when we don’t ask about trauma in behavioral healthcare, harm is done or abuse is unintentionally recreated by the use of forced medication, seclusion, or restraints. The good news is that trauma is treatable — there are many evidence-based models and promising practices designed for specific populations, types of trauma, and behavioral health manifestations.

Addictions, including drug and alcohol problems, affect millions of individuals and families every year. Yet, they often go undiagnosed by healthcare professionals.

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