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  1. WellSpan's $30M behavioral health expansion: 4 details

    WellSpan Health, a behavioral health system based in York, Pa., is planning a $30 million effort to expand its medical campuses in the state.
  2. Behavioral health recap: September's top 10 headlines

    Here are the most-read behavioral health updates reported by Becker's in September:
  3. Top-paying cities for most experienced self-employed psychiatrists

    These are the top-paying cities for self-employed psychiatrists with over 36 years of experience in the U.S., according to data from Medscape. 

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

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  1. Magellan Health opens crisis line in wake of Hurricane Ian

    Healthcare service company Magellan Health created a confidential crisis line for individuals affected by Hurricane Ian.
  2. Preferred Behavioral Health taps Dr. Tara Chalakani as new CEO

    Lakewood, N.J.-based Preferred Behavioral Health Group named Dr. Tara Chalakani, RN, its new CEO.
  3. Adolescent behavioral health clinic opens in Michigan

    Grand Rapids-based BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan opened a behavioral health treatment center for adolescents and young adults in that city. 
  4. 'Huge potential for growth' in family-first behavioral care, CEO says

    No person is an island, and in many cases mental wellbeing depends in large part on one's support system of family and friends. Expanding mental healthcare to include a patient's family and caregivers could be a key to growth in the future, according to one CEO.

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

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  1. BCBS, Hurdle to launch therapy program for communities of color

    Behavioral health provider Hurdle Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota will launch a teletherapy program geared toward providing mental healthcare to communities of color by the end of 2022.
  2. Acadia, Henry Ford Health break ground on behavioral health hospital

    Behavioral health company Acadia Healthcare and Detroit-based Henry Ford Health started development of their joint behavioral health hospital in West Bloomfield, Mich.  
  3. 10 states spending the least on mental health resources

    Though the demand for mental health services in all 50 states increased in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, funding for mental health treatment in each state varies, according to a report by NiceRx Health.
  4. Psychiatrist salary: A West Coast snapshot

    The following is comparison of the average annual salary for mid-career psychiatrists in the five largest cities on the West Coast, according to data from Medscape.

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

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How Ballad, MetroHealth and 2 other systems are addressing COVID misinformation and restoring patient trust. Join the virtual discussion here.
  1. Psychiatrist salary: An East Coast snapshot

    The following is a comparison of the average annual salary for mid-career psychiatrists in the five largest cities on the East Coast, according to data from Medscape.
  2. 10 states spending the most on mental health resources

    Though the demand for mental health services in all 50 states increased in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, funding for mental health treatment in each state varies, according to a report by NiceRx Health.
  3. Northwell Health tops $1B funding goal for behavioral health, equity programs

    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based nonprofit Northwell Health beat its goal to raise $1 billion to improve behavioral healthcare, cancer treatments and health equity programs in the communities it serves.
  4. HHS puts more than $1.6B to addiction treatment nationwide

    President Joe Biden's administration gave more than $1.6 billion in grants to communities to combat addiction and overdose deaths.
  5. CVS Health initiative decreased suicide attempts 15.7% among Aetna members in last 3 years

    CVS Health has made progress toward its goal of reducing the rate of suicide attempts among Aetna members by 20 percent by 2025, with an overall reduction of 15.7 percent and a reduction of 34.1 percent in adult members compared to 2019.
  6. The newest generation of psychiatrists: job satisfaction, income and more

    Younger physicians earned about 15 percent less than physicians overall, a report published Sept. 23 by Medscape found. 
  7. Psychiatrist market value: 2 drivers of major growth in the next 4 years

    Two changes to global mental health services are expected to grow the psychiatrist market value to more than $320 billion by 2026, a report published Sept. 23 by ReportLinker showed.
  8. Philanthropist gives $5M to form suicide prevention program at Medical College of Wisconsin

    Longtime activist and philanthropist Billie Kubly invested $5 million to improve suicide prevention programs and access to behavioral health services at the Medical College of Wisonsin in Milwaukee. 
  9. An inside look into Rhode Island's evolving healthcare system with behavioral health department Director Richard Charest

    Rhode Island is using its fiscal year 2023 budget to improve the state's mental healthcare system, according to Richard Charest, director of the state's Department of Behavioral Healthcare and Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals.

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