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Dying of a Heroin Overdose Does Not Make You a Scumbag
This article was reposted from the Huffington Post and written by A. Thomas McLellan, one of our Conference ’14 speakers! In the wake of the tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, I am shocked by the vast range of opinions and emotions that have been voiced in the public discourse. Media outlets of all shapes and […]
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Changing the Conversation to Addiction Recovery Solutions
Conference ’14 Film Festival features documentary on addictions recovery and the film’s impact on addiction recovery solutions. Taking its place alongside Mariel Hemingway’s Running From Crazy and Hidden Pictures, by award-winning filmmaker and physician Delaney Ruston, The Anonymous People joins the prestigious 2014 National Council Film Festival lineup during the National Council Conference. This feature documentary […]
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Be There When I Need You
Consider the following scenario: Jaimie is a seventeen-year-old patient at the South End Community Health Center. She started receiving care for an eating disorder and depression shortly after the clinic began a primary care-behavioral health integration pilot. And the integrated care team manages Jaime’s care. One morning, her mother calls the clinic saying she has […]
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Conference ’14 Speaker, Dr. Thomas Insel, is “Blazing Trails in Brain Science.”
This article was reposted from the New York Times and written by Benedict Carey. The police arrived at the house just after breakfast, dressed in full riot gear, and set up a perimeter at the front and back. Not long after, animal rights marchers began filling the street: scores of people, young and old, yelling […]
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Show Me the Outcomes!
We began our Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Crowdsourcing Project to address the reality that we are quickly moving into a phase of healthcare reform where providers and health plans are placed into one of two buckets: Bucket 1: The work we do makes a measurable difference in people’s lives and we can demonstrate our […]
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