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  1. HHS commits $3.6M to substance use disorder treatment in new mothers

    HHS and the Office on Women's Health granted more than $3.6 million to seven organizations that treat substance use disorder and intimate partner violence during pregnancy and postpartum.
  2. Text-based mental health support line earns accreditation

    Nonprofit organization Crisis Text Line is the first online-only mental health support line to be accredited by the American Association of Suicidology.
  3. Mental health tech startup Hopscotch secures $8M

    Hopscotch, a startup platform providing virtual mental healthcare to children and teenagers, raised $8 million in a seed funding round, Business Insider reported Sept. 13.

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  1. 10 highest-paying cities for early-career psychiatrists

    The following are the 10 top-paying cities in the U.S. for psychiatrists with one to seven years of experience in 2022, according to data from Medscape. 
  2. Psychiatrist income, net worth up as COVID restrictions are lifted

    After COVID-19 restrictions were lifted last year, the average annual income of psychiatrists grew about 4 percent, according to a report published by Medscape.
  3. Cannabis use during pregnancy linked to child mental health disorders

    Using cannabis while pregnant, even early in the first trimester, is linked to a higher likelihood of mental health problems in children, according to a study published Sept. 12 in JAMA Pediatrics.
  4. Acadia Healthcare to host intranasal ketamine trial

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Acadia Healthcare will participate in a clinical trial for intranasal ketamine.

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  1. Behavioral health hospital coming to coastal Texas

    Plano, Texas-based Oceans Healthcare is opening a behavioral health hospital in Corpus Christi.
  2. National mental health organization's upcoming free events, lectures and more in September

    Here is a list of the upcoming free events hosted by three U.S. mental health organizations through the end of the month.
  3. HHS adds $35M to suicide hotline funding after recent success

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of HHS put an additional $35 million into the 988 Suicide Lifeline in response to the success hotline's move to a three-digit number in July.
  4. Hoag Memorial taps Dr. Aaron Ritter for brain health program post

    Aaron Ritter, MD, a neurobehavioral psychiatrist, will lead California-based Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital's degenerative brain health program.

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  1. 10 highest-paying regions for psychiatrists in the U.S.

    The following are the 10 top-paying cities and areas in the U.S. for psychiatrists, using data from the USA Wage database. 
  2. NIH awards $100M to support autism research

    Nine Autism Centers of Excellence will receive a total of $100 million over the next five years from the National Institutes of Health for research into treatments for autism spectrum disorder. 
  3. Mental health app rolls out monitoring service to support physicians

    Noble, a mental health app, launched a service designed to help physicians better treat and monitor patients who need support.
  4. Effect of serious mental illness in US: Prevalence, cost and more

    Of the estimated 52.9 million adults in the U.S. diagnosed with a mental illness, 14.2 million fit the diagnostic criteria for a serious mental illness, seriously affecting patients, the healthcare industry and more.
  5. Headspace acquires inclusivity-focused mental health app

    Shine, an app designed to make mental health and wellness more inclusive, was acquired by digital mental health company Headspace Health.
  6. Percentage of American young adults receiving mental health treatment grew 5% in last year

    The percentage of U.S. adults ages 18-44 who received mental health treatment in the last year was 23.2 percent, a 5 percent increase compared to 2019, a survey by the National Center for Health Statistics found. 
  7. Patients with psychiatric distress more likely to develop long COVID-19, study finds

    Patients experiencing depression, anxiety and stress were more likely to experience long COVID-19 conditions and to develop symptoms that interfere with daily life, a study published Sept. 7 in JAMA Psychiatry found.
  8. Ken Burdick takes on next CEO role at LifeStance Health

    National mental health provider LifeStance appointed industry veteran Ken Burdick as CEO and chair, effective Sept. 7. 
  9. Ellie Mental Health to open 400th location

    National mental health franchise Ellie Mental Health finalized plans for its 400th location in 10 months. 

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