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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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  1. Psychiatric Medical Care's 'fan-favorite' documentation app

    Psychiatric Medical Care found a way to turn documentation from a headache to a "fan-favorite." 
  2. 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. 
  3. 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.
  4. 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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  1. Mental health facility opens in Chicago

    Behavioral health provider Rosecrance has opened a new facility in the Norwood Park neighborhood of Chicago, its third in the city.
  2. HHS settles ransomware investigation with behavioral health practice

    HHS has reached its second-ever ransomware settlement, concluding an investigation into Gaithersburg, Md.-based Green Ridge Behavioral Health. 
  3. Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services suffers data breach

    Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services filed a notice of data breach Feb. 2 after an unauthorized party accessed portions of the provider's IT network, JD Supra reported Feb. 21.
  4. New Jersey bill looks to lower age of consent for mental health treatment

    A bill in the New Jersey State Senate is looking to lower the age minors would be able to consent to certain outpatient mental or behavioral health treatments without parental approval, the New Jersey Monitor reported Feb. 21. 

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  1. Hightop Health acquires Roots Behavioral Health

    Atlanta-based outpatient mental health platform Hightop Health has acquired Austin-based Roots Behavioral Health.
  2. Incident at Houston behavioral hospital leaves 1 dead: Police

    One person is dead and another was injured after a disturbance inside Houston Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, according to police. 
  3. New York pitches tougher behavioral health requirements for insurers

    New York is proposing appointment wait time standards and network adequacy requirements for behavioral healthcare. 
  4. Illinois vows to ban prior authorization for behavioral health

    Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is proposing the state ban prior authorization for inpatient mental healthcare for children and adults. 
  5. 23-hour crisis center opens in Virginia

    A new crisis center has opened in Danville, Va., CBS affiliate WDBJ reported Feb. 20.
  6. Nevada county purchases behavioral health facility

    Commissioners in Clark County in Nevada have approved the purchase of a 17,000-square-foot medical office and behavioral health facility, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Feb. 20.
  7. Nebraska bill looks to redirect ARPA funds to support behavioral health providers

    A proposed bill in Nebraska is looking to redirect funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to support behavioral health students and professionals across the state.
  8. Ohio hospital closes outpatient program

    The Christ Hospital Health Network will close its behavioral outpatient programs, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported Feb. 20. 
  9. States ranked by psychiatrists per capita

    The District of Columbia has the most psychiatrists per capita, while Idaho has the fewest, according to January data from KFF.

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