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Climate Change: What Does it Mean for the Mental Health System?

August 31, 2020 | Population Health | Comments
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Gary Belkin, M.D., Ph.D.

We increasingly see the impact of climate change up close – in accelerating and record-breaking coastal flooding, heat waves, wildfires, droughts and widespread species loss. Such far-reaching and mind-boggling threats are getting increasing attention for their social and emotional ramifications.

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The Power of School-Behavioral Health Partnerships

August 19, 2020 | Mental Health Treatment | Comments
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Pamela Black

External consultant of the trauma-sensitive schools initiative for the National Council for Behavioral Health

In many ways, COVID-19 has forced us to adjust our approach to how we live our lives, go to work and teach our children. While its essential that all students with behavioral health needs receive high-quality care and education, it can get complicated within the scope of an enduring pandemic.

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Trauma-informed, Recovery-oriented Systems of Care: Transforming Care One County at a Time

August 10, 2020 | Addiction Treatment | Comments
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Aaron M. Williams, MA, and Sarah Flinspach

Senior Director, Training and TA for Substance Use, and Project Manager, Trauma Practice Area

To improve substance use disorder services and supports and create a more unified and cohesive system of behavioral health care, gaps between services must be eliminated and service provision must be responsive to a clients’ unique needs and experiences of trauma.

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Managed Care Contracting: When Good Intention and Reality Collide

August 6, 2020 | Population Health | Comments
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Joe Parks, MD, and Shannon Mace, JD, MPH

Vice President of Practice Improvement and Senior Practice Improvement Advisor, respectively, for the National Council for Behavioral Health

To better understand the impact Medicaid managed care reforms have had on providers, the National Council for Behavioral Health contracted with independent consultants to conduct an analysis of providers’ and other stakeholders’ experiences.

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