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  1. Oaklawn breaks ground on Indiana crisis center

    Mental health provider Oaklawn held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new crisis center in South Bend, Ind., The South Bend Tribune reported Aug. 8.
  2. Mantra Health partners with Charlie Health to expand mental health services

    Digital higher education mental health provider Mantra Health has partnered with Charlie Health, a virtual mental healthcare provider for teenagers and young adults.
  3. New Hampshire county to open 16 behavioral health beds for nursing home patients

    Strafford County has signed a deal with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services to make 16 beds available for nursing home eligible citizens at Riverside Rest Home in Dover, Foster's Daily Democrat reported Aug. 9.

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  1. OCD virtual treatment at forefront of new partnership

    Talkiatry and NOCD partnered to create an easily accessible treatment option for patients with obsessive compulsive disorder.
  2. Tufts, digital health company partner to expand behavioral healthcare

    Tufts Medicine partnered with Synchronous Health, a behavioral health digital platform, to increase patient access to certified therapists.
  3. Washington buys recently shuttered psychiatric hospital

    Washington state has purchased the recently closed Cascade Behavioral Health Hospital in Tukwila for almost $30 million, The Seattle Times reported Aug. 7.
  4. Humana Foundation forms partnership to address behavioral health provider shortage in Kentucky

    The Humana Foundation has partnered with Greater Louisville Inc., the chamber of commerce serving the Louisville, Ky., metro area, to address the shortage of regional behavioral health providers.

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  1. Daybreak raises $13M for youth mental health services

    Daybreak Health has raised $13 million in a series B funding round to develop personalized mental health services for students across the country.
  2. 15-bed adolescent mental health unit opens in South Carolina

    Trident Medical Center opened a new 15-bed unit for patients ages 12 to 17 in its Live Oak Mental Health and Wellness building, according to an Aug. 6 report from WCSC.
  3. 1st California county to meet inmate mental healthcare requirements

    California's Riverside County fulfilled 13 medical and mental healthcare requirements for jail inmates, resulting in exemption from court and prison law office monitoring, according to an Aug. 6 report from Sierra Sun Times.
  4. 5 regulation updates

    Here are five regulation updates Becker's reported on in July:

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  1. 6 signs extreme heat is affecting your mental health: CNBC

    Here are six signs the extreme heat could be affecting your mental health and point to summertime seasonal affective disorder, according to an Aug. 5 report from CNBC:
  2. Heart of Texas Behavioral Health receives $8M in state funding

    Heart of Texas Behavioral Health has received $8 million in state funding to develop a crisis services facility, FOX affiliate KWKT reported Aug. 1.
  3. 3 states host 60% of the best hospitals for psychiatry

    Massachusetts, California and Maryland made the most frequent appearances on U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals for Psychiatry" ranking.
  4. Texas behavioral health center gets $8M for crisis center

    Galveston County in Texas approved $8 million for the Gulf Coast Center to build a mental health crisis center in La Marque, according to a July 31 report from ABC affiliate Click 2 Houston.
  5. Top 7 hospitals for psychiatry in 2023: US News

    McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass., was named the best hospital for psychiatry in 2023 by U.S. News & World Report.
  6. Mental Health Innovation Foundation to open youth facility in Omaha

    The Mental Health Innovation Foundation and Omaha, Neb.-based Children's Hospital & Medical Center have partnered to develop a youth mental health facility, ABC affiliate KETV reported Aug. 4.
  7. Oregon governor names behavioral health initiative director

    Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek has named Juliana Wallace behavioral health initiative director in the governor's office, effective Sept. 5.
  8. PointClickCare awarded contract to develop behavioral health treatment, referral program for Massachusetts

    PointClickCare Technologies has been awarded a contract with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

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