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  1. Thrive Healthcare acquires Harmony Recovery Group

    Behavioral health finance and strategy company Thrive Healthcare acquired Harmony Recovery Group's network of mental health treatment facilities.
  2. Children's Minnesota to open inpatient mental health unit

    Children's Minnesota will open the health system's first pediatric mental health unit at its St. Paul hospital Nov. 29. 
  3. Washington hospital and county reach agreement on new behavioral health center; sale approved

    Benton County, Wash., and Kennewick (Wash.) General Hospital have reached an agreement and will construct a new behavioral health center, Tri City Herald reported Nov. 17. 

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  1. Justice Department to investigate Oklahoma mental health services

    The Justice Department launched an investigation Nov. 17 to assess claims that adults with behavioral health problems in Oklahoma are discriminated against by the state and the Oklahoma City Police Department. 
  2. Virtual, in-office or hybrid treatment: 2,295 psychologists weigh in

    Psychiatrists are adopting a hybrid treatment model, with 58 percent treating patients both in-person and via telehealth, according to data from the American Psychological Association.
  3. Spring Health launches EHR for mental health providers

    Mental health solution company Spring Health launched an EHR platform catered to mental health practitioners.
  4. Ochsner Lafayette General, Oceans Healthcare plan $30M psychiatric hospital in Louisiana

    Ochsner Lafayette (La.) General and Plano, Texas-based Oceans Healthcare are committing $30 million to build a behavioral health hospital in Southwest Louisiana. 

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  1. Tech company opens behavioral health clinic

    New York City-based Quartet, a behavioral healthcare treatment coordination company, formed its own mental health clinic.
  2. Calm, toy company partner on children's mental health media

    Mental wellness company Calm and Tonies, a children's toy company, partnered to make the Calm Creative-Tonie, an audio device with mental wellness entertainment for children.
  3. Walgreens adds SoulBeing health and wellness network

    Walgreens has incorporated SoulBeing's network of health and wellness providers into its Find Care service that connects patients to providers.
  4. Behavioral health owner gets 12 years in prison for Medicaid fraud

    Behavioral health company owner Antonio Deon Fozard has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of conspiracy and healthcare fraud, according to the U.S. attorney's office in the Eastern District of North Carolina. 

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  1. SonderMind acquires neuroscience research company

    Personalized mental health company SonderMind has acquired neuroscience research platform Total Brain to improve the way people engage with their mental wellbeing. 
  2. 46% of psychologists feel unable to meet increasing demand for treatment: survey

    Forty-six percent of psychologists reported being unable to meet the demand for treatment from patients in 2022, according to data from the American Psychological Association. That is up from 41 percent in 2021 and 30 percent in 2020. 
  3. 10 places hiring behavioral health specialists

    Here are 10 places looking for behavioral health providers and executives as of Nov. 15, using LinkedIn's job search tool:
  4. $89M Nebraska pediatric mental health center in the works

    The budget for a new pediatric behavioral health facility in Omaha, Neb., increased from $50 million to $89 million, the Omaha World-Herald reported Nov. 14.
  5. Mindfulness on par with popular antidepressant, study says

    Mindfulness-based stress reduction reduces anxiety as effectively as Escitalopram, a medication commonly used to treat depression and anxiety disorders, a study published Nov. 9 in JAMA Psychiatry found. 
  6. ShareMy.Health launches virtual mental health platform

    Digital healthcare company ShareMy.Health launched its behavioral health platform designed to connect patients and providers to therapy, personalized content and other services.
  7. 1 mental health service expected to lead 10-year market growth: report

    The global behavioral health treatment market value is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 2.9 percent through 2032, according to a report by Fact.MR, a global research and consulting company.
  8. SAMHSA's new youth behavioral health crisis care strategy: 3 things to know

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released updated guidelines for treating youth mental health crises in the U.S.
  9. 115 organizations urge permanent federal telehealth policies

    The American Telemedicine Association and 114 other healthcare organizations sent a letter to the Drug Enforcement Agency and the attorney general's office urging permanent Medicare telehealth flexibilities be put into effect.

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