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  1. Addiction treatment center for veterans opens in Massachusetts

    Your Six Recovery has opened a new addiction treatment facility in Cummington, Mass. 
  2. New Jersey counseling center owner pleads guilty to fraud

    The owner of a New Jersey counseling center pleaded guilty to billing private insurers for services she never provided. 
  3. Lawmakers question $3.8B in unspent mental health funding

    A group of lawmakers is asking the Government Accountability Office to examine unspent mental health funds, The Washington Post reported March 20. 

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  1. Boston to spend $21M on behavioral health

    The city of Boston is spending $21 million to increase access to mental and behavioral health services and programs throughout the city.
  2. Behavioral health center opens in Oklahoma

    NorthCare has opened a new certified community behavioral health clinic in Edmond, Okla.
  3. California voters approve mental health proposal

    California voters have approved a ballot measure that aims to address the state's homelessness crisis and transform mental healthcare, NPR reported March 21.
  4. Minnesota hospital to close outpatient mental health services

    North Memorial Health Hospital will close its outpatient mental health services at the end of August, the Star Tribune reported March 20. 

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  1. 3 recent private equity deals in behavioral health

    Private equity deals in behavioral health declined in 2023 but could pick up in 2024 as investors turn their attention to the space. 
  2. Tennessee behavioral department launches scholarship

    The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has launched a scholarship program to increase the number of behavioral health professionals in the state.
  3. CDC: 6 ways hospital leaders can prevent staff burnout

    The CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has released a set of guidelines for hospital leaders to reduce staff burnout.
  4. Senators introduce bill to address LGBTQ mental health crisis

    U.S. Sens. Tina Smith and Laphonza Butler have introduced a bill focused on mental health and crisis intervention resources for at-risk LGBTQ+ youth across the country.

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  1. Behavioral health among hospital CEOs' top concerns

    Behavioral health and addiction issues are among the top three concerns for hospital CEOs across the country, according to a survey from the American College of Healthcare Executives.
  2. 2 workers hospitalized after patient assault at New Hampshire hospital

    Two employees at Hampstead (N.H.) Hospital, a state-run psychiatric hospital, were hospitalized March 17 after a patient "exhibited assaultive behaviors toward staff," Morissa Henn, deputy commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, told Becker's. 
  3. Acadia is 'acquirer of choice,' CEO says

    Acadia Healthcare is eyeing more acquisitions in 2024. 
  4. Psychiatry residency spots up 5%

    The number of medical school seniors matching into psychiatry residencies increased by over 100 from 2023, according to data from the National Resident Matching Program. 
  5. The 10 states with the best youth mental healthcare

    New Jersey is the state with the best mental healthcare for young people, according to a study conducted by Onyx Behavioral Health. 
  6. Addiction treatment clinic opens in Washington state

    An outpatient addiction treatment clinic and lab has opened in Renton, Wash., Renton Reporter reported March 17.
  7. Mental health screening market to hit $2.4B by 2032

    The global mental health screening market is expected to reach $2.4 billion by 2032, according to market analysis from Polaris Market Research and Consulting.
  8. Youth mental health visits increased pre-pandemic: Study

    The number of mental health outpatient visits among youths saw a significant increase pre-pandemic, according to a study published March 7 in JAMA Network Open.
  9. Addiction treatment facility named after NBA legend opens in Milwaukee

    A new substance abuse center has opened in Milwaukee, CBS affiliate WDJT reported March 12.

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