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  1. 5 states with the most, fewest depressed adults

    Hawaii has the lowest number of depressed adults in the country, while West Virginia has the highest, according to an analysis released Sept. 12 by personal finance website WalletHub.
  2. Colorado psychiatry practice to pay $1.9M to settle fraud allegations

    A Colorado psychiatry practice agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle allegations that it knowingly double billed time to receive increased Medicare and Medicaid payments. 
  3. Huntington Health partners with Marvin Behavioral Health on physician mental health

    Marvin Behavioral Health has partnered with Huntington Health in Pasadena, Calif., to offer its healthcare providers access to virtual behavioral health services.

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  1. Brightside Health names COO

    Julia Bernstein has been appointed chief operating officer of Brightside Health, a telehealth company offering mental healthcare to people with clinical depression, anxiety and other mood disorders.
  2. New behavioral health hospital to open in Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is constructing a new mental health hospital in Oklahoma City.
  3. What are the happiest states in the US?

    Here are the top 10 happiest states, according to a Sept. 12 report from WalletHub, which compared states across emotional and physical well being, work environment and community and environment:
  4. Ohio mental health services board receives $1.3M

    The Delaware-Morrow Mental Health and Recovery Services Board has received a $1.3 million grant to strengthen local behavioral health services, The Delaware Gazette reported Sept. 9.

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  1. Latino Behavioral Health Services opens new facility in Utah

    Latino Behavioral Health Services has opened a new facility in Salt Lake City that will nearly double the number of clients the organization previously had the capacity to serve in Utah, KSL reported Sept. 10.
  2. Compass Health Network to open behavioral health center in Missouri

    Compass Health Network is opening a behavioral health center in Festus, Mo., My Leader Paper reported Sept. 9.
  3. 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline adds ASL services

    The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline has added American Sign Language services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in need of mental health support, ABC News reported Sept. 8.
  4. MultiCare launches adolescent behavioral health program

    MultiCare Health System has opened an adolescent day program at its behavioral health clinic in Burien, Wash.

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  1. Mental health facility opens in Oklahoma

    The Green Shoe Foundation has opened a new facility in Guthrie, Okla., ABC affiliate KOCO reported Aug. 8.
  2. Yale receives $4M for LGBTQ-affirming mental health care

    Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health in New Haven, Conn., have received a $4 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to develop therapeutic interventions for LGBTQ community centers nationwide, Yale Daily News reported Sept. 8.
  3. What psychiatric health services do community hospitals most often provide?

    Here are the most common psychiatric health services that community hospitals provide, according to recent data from the American Hospital Association:
  4. Behavioral health clinic opens in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital Primary Care held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new behavioral health portion of the HMH Primary Care Office in Falmouth, Ky., The Falmouth Outlook reported Sept. 6.
  5. Mindoula partners with Community Health Systems to improve access to mental health services

    Community Health Systems has partnered with population management company Mindoula to integrate virtual behavioral health services into the primary care setting.
  6. Allwell Behavioral Health settles data breach lawsuit for $650K

    Allwell Behavioral Health has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle a class action lawsuit filed by victims of the company's March 2022 data breach, HIPAA Journal reported Sept. 7.
  7. 8 fast facts on behavioral health hospitals

    Eleven percent of hospitals in the U.S. in 2021 were behavioral health hospitals, according to recent data released by the American Hospital Association
  8. Behavioral Health Center of Nebraska opens 3rd rural site

    The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska has opened its third rural site at Wayne State College in Wayne.
  9. Why patients often don't get to choose how they receive behavioral healthcare

    Approximately one-third of patients receiving behavioral health services such as therapy or medication visits reported that their clinicians did not offer both telehealth and in-person care, according to a study conducted by Rand Corp. and published in Health Affairs.

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