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  1. 10 states with the least accessible mental healthcare

    Texas has the least accessible mental healthcare services, according to a report by Mental Health America.
  2. 6 recent mental health company expansions, acquisitions, mergers

    Here are six acquisitions, expansions and mergers among mental health companies reported on by Becker's since Nov. 28:
  3. Bright Harbor Healthcare adds COO

    Kathy Greene, a licensed clinical social worker, was named the inaugural chief operations officer at Bayville, N.J.-based behavioral health treatment provider Bright Harbor Healthcare.

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  1. What 2.3M+ AHA members need from legislators to improve mental healthcare

    Members of the American Hospital Association sent a letter to Congress on Dec. 1 that outlined its eight priorities to improve behavioral healthcare in the U.S. for patients and providers.
  2. Newport Healthcare acquires 9-clinic mental health network

    National adolescent mental health treatment provider Newport Healthcare acquired Brooklyn Park, Minn.-based PrairieCare, a mental health service provider with nine practices.
  3. National mental health hotline back up after widespread outages

    The national 988 suicide and crisis lifeline is back up and running after a widespread outage at Intrado, the telecommunications company that runs the hotline, according to a Dec. 2 report from ABC News.
  4. Oregon health center awarded $50K for school-based medical, mental health services

    Bend, Ore.-based Mosaic Medical has been gifted $50,000 from the Oregon Community Foundation to create a new school-based health center at Mountain View High School, also in Bend, KTVZ reported Nov. 30. 

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  1. NHL's Pat Maroon makes $2K donation to mental health organization following announcer comments

    Tampa Bay (Fla.) Lightning forward Pat Maroon made a $2,000 donation to Tampa Bay Thrives, a mental wellness organization, on behalf of NESN's Jack Edwards in response to the announcer's comments on his weight, CBS Boston reported Nov. 30. 
  2. 14 new mental healthcare facilities worth $245M+ in November

    Here are 14 newly opened or announced mental health facilities reported on by Becker's since Nov. 10:
  3. Kipu Health launches platform to connect mental health companies, systems

    Mental health technology company Kipu Health launched a platform for providers to manage all of their technology systems in one place.
  4. Acadia Healthcare, Lutheran Health joint venture opens in Indiana

    Acadia Healthcare and Indiana-based acute behavioral health provider Lutheran Health Network opened a new mental health facility in Fort Wayne, Ind.

The COVID-19 'infodemic': How 4 systems are combating health misinformation

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  1. Charlie Health to launch expansion of youth mental health services in Colorado

    Bozeman, Mont.-based Charlie Health, the largest provider for virtual intensive outpatient mental health programming, is expanding its services to children and their families in Colorado. 
  2. 10 states with the most accessible mental healthcare

    Vermont has the most accessible mental healthcare services, according to a report by Mental Health America.
  3. Michigan HHS to expand mental health services for children in foster care, juvenile system

    Michigan's Department of Health and Human Services has released a new effort to expand mental health services available for children in foster care and the juvenile system.
  4. Relief Mental Health opens new location in New Jersey

    Oak Brook, Ill.-based Relief Mental Health, an outpatient mental health services provider, has opened its second location in New Jersey. 
  5. Employees report understaffing at Pennsylvania hospital: 'Somebody could get hurt'

    Workers at Berwick (Pa.) Hospital Center's psychiatric unit are sounding the alarm on persistent staffing issues that pose a threat to patient and employee safety, ABC affiliate WNEP reported Nov. 29.
  6. New veteran mental health clinic open in Colorado

    The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Red Rock in Colorado Springs, Colo., is now open to provide mental health services for veterans, CBS affiliate KKTV reported Nov. 29. 
  7. Delaware seeks behavioral health provider for citizens on probation

    Delaware's Department of Correction is looking for a new behavioral health treatment and assessment provider for individuals on probation, NPR affiliate Delaware Public Media reported Nov. 29. 
  8. Behavioral health in November: 10 updates to know

    Here are the most-read behavioral health updates reported by Becker's in November:
  9. NYC's plan to address mental health

    New York City Mayor Eric Adams held a Q&A Nov. 29 to discuss the city's mental healthcare reform plans. 

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