Key Benefits of Mental Health Treatment in Primary Care

Key Benefits of Mental Health Treatment in Primary Care

Though the brain and the body are closely connected, mental and primary healthcare has long been divided. Separating the two ultimately creates problems for both the patient and the provider. This, along with an existing stigma and shortage of providers, makes mental health care difficult to access–even for those actively seeking help. In fact, Mental […]

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How the U.S. Naval Academy Is Making Mental Health a Top Priority

How the U.S. Naval Academy Is Making Mental Health a Top Priority

Life in the military is obviously stressful. The nearly constant mental, physical, and emotional pressures of training for and operating in life-threatening situations is enough to tax the mental health of anyone. But thanks to a recent year-long initiative involving 4,500 Midshipmen in partnership with the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) we are starting to understand […]

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How to Solve America’s Adolescent Mental Health Crisis

How to Solve America’s Adolescent Mental Health Crisis

American adolescents are in the midst of a mental health crisis. Surging demand for treatment of anxiety, depression, substance use disorders, and suicidal thoughts is colliding with a shortage of specialists, especially for children and teens. According to a 2017 Milbank study, “1 in 5 children and adolescents aged 9 to 17 years may have […]

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Bridging the Gap in Primary Care: Behavioral Health Integration Best Practices

Bridging the Gap in Primary Care: Behavioral Health Integration Best Practices

Ample research demonstrates that integrating behavioral health services into physical medicine practices supports holistic health improvements, including chronic disease indicators, by improving quality and increasing access to care for patients with mental health conditions. Despite the benefits, implementing this approach is no easy feat. Up front costs in terms of staffing, training, and technology investments […]

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NeuroFlow’s Journey Gallery Improves Access to Self-Guided Behavioral Health Support

NeuroFlow’s Journey Gallery Improves Access to Self-Guided Behavioral Health Support

Demand for behavioral health care has skyrocketed while the supply of services and clinicians remains painfully limited. Recognizing everyone has different behavioral health needs, NeuroFlow has developed a consumer-centric engagement platform that supports people’s holistic health and fills in gaps in care across the severity spectrum—every day, on demand, on their terms. NeuroFlow is enhancing […]

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3 Ways to Overcome Integrated Behavioral Health Challenges

3 Ways to Overcome Integrated Behavioral Health Challenges

The benefits of integrated behavioral healthcare (IBH), which unites behavioral and physical health in the primary care setting, are well-documented. Research reports lower total medical costs, improved mental health and physical outcomes, and improved patient and care team satisfaction. The Population Health Alliance (PHA) shares these key outcomes in its latest Issue Brief, and critically, […]

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