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  1. Nebraska psychiatrist faces another sexual assault charge

    Reynaldo de los Angeles, a psychiatrist from Kearney, Neb., was charged with another count of misdemeanor third-degree sexual assault of a former patient after being convicted of the same offense earlier this month, local news source the Kearney Hub reported Aug. 11.
  2. Hybrid, collaborative care will allow mental health to grow despite limited workforce, says exec

    Mental healthcare is experiencing a provider shortage despite being prioritized more highly today than in years past. John Brewer, DNP, vice president of behavioral health at a top children's hospital, joined Becker's to discuss trends he's watching, including how innovation could help mitigate the workforce shortage.
  3. Wisconsin allocating $14M for new behavioral health providers, youth mental health

    Wisconsin is allocating $14.1 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to bolster youth mental health services and grow the behavioral health workforce, Lake Geneva Regional News reported Aug. 15.

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  1. 2 mental health bills under congressional review

    An overview of two mental health bills introduced to Congress:
  2. Behavioral health company serving Medicaid patients announces value-based care contract

    Virtual behavioral healthcare provider Brave Health partnered with Molina Healthcare of Texas' case management to adopt value-based care payments and consistent treatment plans for its psychiatric patients.
  3. American Psychiatric Association to host online forum on mental health tech

    The American Psychiatric Association is hosting a virtual event on the future of mental health technology Aug. 18-19.
  4. BrightView acquires Column Health, aims to add 200 locations by 2027

    Cincinnati-based BrightView Health, an addiction treatment provider, has acquired Boston-based mental health provider Column Health, Behavioral Health Business reported Aug. 10.

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  1. U of Tennessee nursing gets $3.7M to boost mental healthcare in rural communities

    The University of Tennessee College of Nursing in Knoxville received a $3.7 million federal grant to provide care in rural underserved rural communities and residents.
  2. Amazon Care adds on-demand behavioral healthcare option

    Amazon Care implemented an add-on to the healthcare plan's behavioral health coverage that provides on-demand mental health support to employees.
  3. Mental health funding recap: July's biggest investments

    A $237 million psychiatric hospital and five more of July's largest monetary investments in mental health services reported by Becker's:
  4. Online therapy directory accused of using physicians' profiles without their OK to lure clients

    Online healthcare directory platform CareDash is facing backlash from therapists who claim the company is using independent practitioner information to lure patients to mental health startups, Bloomberg reported.

The COVID-19 'infodemic': How 4 systems are combating health misinformation

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  1. Mental health nonprofits making an impact in the U.S.

    Here is a list of the five largest mental health nonprofits raising awareness of mental health issues, providing mental health treatment resources and support services in the U.S.
  2. Quick facts on 4 large US behavioral health providers

    Here are some of the behavioral health providers treating the highest amount of patients in the U.S.
  3. Free Tennessee program pairs students, parents, staff with mental health services

    A school district in Murfreesboro, Tenn., now offers a service matching students, staff and parents with mental health providers, local NBC affiliate WSMV reported Aug. 10.
  4. Delphi Behavioral Health taps new CEO

    Florida-based substance use treatment provider Delphi Behavioral Health Group in Fort Lauderdale has appointed Michael Borkowski, the company's acting CFO since 2016,  as CEO.
  5. 3 recent behavioral health partnerships

    A health plan, a medical technology company and a health system have all recently launched behavioral health partnerships.
  6. Top 10 women-friendly mental health companies to work for

    InHerSight, a company that collects data on how well companies support women, has compiled a list of the best mental health companies for women. The ranking is based on anonymous employee ratings and reviews. 
  7. HearMe, Ingenovis Health partner to provide nurses with 24/7 mental health support

    Text-based mental health support provider HearMe and healthcare staffing firm Ingenovis Health partnered to create a free support system for travel nurses available 24/7.
  8. Mental health software market to reach $5.6B market value in 2028: 3 key factors driving growth

    The mental health software market value is on track to reach $5.6 billion by 2028, led by three industry developments, according to a market research study published Aug. 8. by Facts and Factors.
  9. Addition of psychiatric care shortens COVID recovery time in essential workers, study finds

    Incorporating psychiatric services into COVID-19 treatment regimes of essential workers reduces recovery time and lowers the likelihood of a recurring infection, a study published in the August issue of Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine found. 

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