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  1. Mental health resource center opens in California

    Nonprofit organization Interim has opened a mental health resource center in Soledad, Calif., KSBW reported Feb. 28.
  2. Cartwheel, Bradley Hospital partner to offer mental health services to 200,000 students

    Mental health provider Cartwheel has partnered with East Providence, R.I.-based Bradley Hospital to offer mental health services to students in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
  3. Suicide screenings may overlook 20% of at-risk patients

    About one-fifth of people who attempt suicide don't meet the criteria for a psychiatric disorder, a recent study found.

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  1. Acadia posts $57.7M income in Q4: 5 things to know

    Acadia Healthcare posted $57.7 million in net income in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to its earnings report published Feb. 27. 
  2. More behavioral health providers eligible for Medicaid dollars: 3 things to know

    CMS will allow more types of behavioral providers to receive Medicaid funding. 
  3. 3 behavioral health leadership moves in February

    Here are three behavioral health leadership moves that Becker's has reported on in February:
  4. Acadia acquires 72-bed Utah treatment center

    Acadia Healthcare has closed the acquisition of Turning Point Centers, a substance use and mental health treatment provider in Salt Lake City. 

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  1. 'Mental health is health': How Sanford is addressing patients' needs across its massive footprint

    Sanford Health is the largest rural health system in the United States, offering physical and behavioral health services to 1.5 million residents across Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. 
  2. 4 behavioral health closings to know

    Here are four behavioral health closures that Becker's has covered since Jan. 31:
  3. 5 cities with the highest, lowest suicide rates

    Newark, N.J. is the city with the lowest suicide rates, according to a Feb. 27 report on the "Happiest Cities in America" from WalletHub.
  4. 5 cities with the highest, lowest depression rates

    Pearl City, Hawaii, is the city with the lowest depression rate, according to a Feb. 27 report on the "Happiest Cities in America" from WalletHub.

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  1. HHS puts $37M toward boosting behavioral health capacity

    The Biden administration is putting nearly $37 million toward grant programs to improve access to behavioral health services across the country. CMS is also expanding the pool of behavioral health providers covered under Medicaid, HHS said in a Feb. 26 news release. 
  2. 7 behavioral health projects, programs in 2 weeks

    From behavioral health center openings to new programs being established, here are seven behavioral health projects that Becker's has reported on since Feb. 16:
  3. Michigan budget includes $193M for behavioral health

    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has included $193.3 million in her proposed budget for the next fiscal year to increase the number of behavioral health centers across the state.
  4. Urgent recovery center opens in Oklahoma

    Oklahoma City-based mental health provider NorthCare has opened a new location in Guthrie, Okla., ABC affiliate KOCO reported Feb. 24.
  5. Mental health clinic opens in South Carolina

    Live Oak Mental Health and Wellness Center has opened a satellite clinic in Charleston, S.C., NBC affiliate WCBD reported Feb. 26.
  6. Psychiatric Medical Care's 'fan-favorite' documentation app

    Psychiatric Medical Care found a way to turn documentation from a headache to a "fan-favorite." 
  7. New York calls for more warnings on asthma drug with psychiatric side effects

    New York Attorney General Letitia James is urging the FDA to do more to investigate the side effects of montelukast. 
  8. Colorado looks to add more behavioral health professionals in schools

    The Colorado House Education Committee recently passed legislation that looks to increase the number of behavioral health professionals in schools across the state.
  9. Adolescent, adult treatment facility opens in Tennessee

    Ballad Health has opened a new mental health treatment facility for adult and adolescent patients, WJHL reported Feb. 22.

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