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  1. New Jersey medical center opens behavioral health ER

    Newton (N.J.) Medical Center opened its new dedicated emergency department behavioral health unit.
  2. Paul Appleby named chief revenue officer of Spring Health

    New York City-based Spring Health, a mental health provider group, appointed Paul Appleby its new chief revenue officer. 
  3. HRSA puts $2.5M into California mental health, primary care integration program

    The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $2.5 million to the Charles Drew University College of Medicine in Los Angeles to support the integration of mental healthcare into primary care training. 

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  1. New Cincinnati Children's facility aims to integrate cardiology, wellness care

    Cincinnati Children's has opened a medical center that provides mental healthcare treatment with cardiovascular care.
  2. Voyages Behavioral Health plans Texas psychiatric hospital

    Voyages Behavioral Health, an affiliate of Enola, Pa.-based Pam Health, is building a behavioral health hospital in Conroe, Texas.
  3. Dr. Jason Williams to lead pediatric behavioral health expansion in Arkansas

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's, both based in Little Rock, selected Jason Williams, PsyD, to lead a joint effort to improve pediatric mental healthcare statewide.
  4. Children’s Minnesota launches 2nd mental health treatment program

    Minneapolis-based pediatric health system Children's Minnesota launched a new mental health day treatment program at its specialty clinic in Roseville. 

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  1. Trident Health to open behavioral health hospital in South Carolina

    Trident Health is set to open Live Oak Mental Health and Wellness in North Charleston, S.C., in June, according to a Jan. 22 report from NBC 2. 
  2. Valera Health and Cascade Health Alliance partner to expand behavioral health services in Oregon

    Valera Health and Cascade Health Alliance have partnered to increase access to Valera's virtual behavioral health services to individuals in Oregon.
  3. Increase of active psychiatrists from 2016-2021 negligible: report

    The number of actively practicing psychiatrists increased by only 0.2 percent from 2016 to 2021, according to the Association of American Medical College's "2022 Physician Specialty Data Report."
  4. Mississippi legislators propose bill requiring mental health screening for all students

    Mississippi legislators are proposing a new bill this session that will change how mental health is addressed in state schools, ABC affiliate WLBT reported Jan. 19. 

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  1. Mercy Health, Lifepoint to build behavioral health hospital in Ohio

    Brentwood, Tenn.-based Lifepoint Health and Cincinnati-based Mercy Health have partnered to build an inpatient behavioral health hospital in Ohio's Mahoning Valley area. 
  2. Charlie Health expands to Florida

    Bozeman, Mont.-based virtual mental healthcare provider Charlie Health expanded its treatment network to Florida, its third expansion since December. 
  3. White Light Behavioral Health opens addiction treatment center in Ohio

    Ohio-based White Light Behavioral Health recently opened its first addiction treatment center in Columbus.
  4. West Virginia's new financial initiative to aid behavioral health workforce

    The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources is now accepting third-round applications for the Statewide Therapist Loan Repayment Project to help behavioral health workers financially, MyBuckhannon reported Jan. 18. 
  5. $1.08B in mental health investments in 2 weeks: what to know

    Here is a breakdown of eight investments into mental healthcare totaling more than $1.08 billion reported by Becker's since Jan. 5:
  6. Texas behavioral health hospital audited by state

    Houston-based Cypress Creek Hospital has been audited by Texas Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General. 
  7. UnitedHealth Group adds virtual mental health services

    Virtual behavioral health coaching is now available to UnitedHealth Group members.
  8. Acadia Healthcare to build 120-bed behavioral health facility in Wisconsin

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Acadia Healthcare is planning to build a new inpatient behavioral health center in Madison, Wis., Behavioral Health Business reported Jan. 17. 
  9. Mercy Health to build new inpatient facility with Lifepoint Behavioral

    Mercy Health-Youngstown (Ohio) and Brentwood, Tenn.-based Lifepoint Behavioral Health agreed to a joint venture partnership to build a new inpatient behavioral health center in the Mahoning Valley region of Ohio. 

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