National Council for Behavioral Health Conference

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Managing chronic disease benefits individuals with serious mental illness, providers, government

March 18, 2016
LAS VEGAS — A chronic disease management program improved outcomes among individuals with serious mental illness and may have a broader impact…

Mobile crisis outreach program lowers overuse, misuse of ED, psychiatric hospital services

March 17, 2016
LAS VEGAS — A poster presented at the National Council for Behavioral Health annual conference indicated efficacy of a mobile crisis outreach…
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Managing hospital discharge at home may improve readmission rates

March 16, 2016
LAS VEGAS — A transitional case management services program slightly improved hospital readmission rates, according to a poster presented at…

Behavioral health redesign more efficient, improves patient outcomes

March 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Redesigning a behavioral health system improved efficiency and outcomes for a large patient population, according to a poster…
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VIDEO: Revisions to SAMHSA confidentiality regulation may improve patient experience, care efficiency

March 10, 2016
LAS VEGAS — In this video, Joe Parks, PhD, medical director at the National Council for Behavioral Health, discusses pros and cons of the…
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NIDA leader emphasizes chronic, neurological nature of addiction

March 10, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Viewing addiction as a chronic brain disease, both by clinicians and health care systems, may improve diagnosis, management and…
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VIDEO: How to integrate primary care with mental health care using population health management model

March 9, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Joe Parks, PhD, medical director at the National Council for Behavioral Health, discusses how community mental health centers in…
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VIDEO: Team-based approach most effective for early-onset schizophrenia

March 9, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Mandy Fauble, PhD, of Safe Harbor Behavioral Health, UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pennsylvania, discusses how the Early Onset Schizophrenia…
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VIDEO: How personalized medicine can provide more accurate mental health diagnoses, treatment

March 9, 2016
LAS VEGAS — George Carpenter, MBA, CEO of CNS Response, Aliso Viejo, California, is working to expand personalized medicine to the mental and…
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VIDEO: Suicide prevention requires efforts at all organizational levels

March 8, 2016
LAS VEGAS — In this video, Jill Harkavy-Friedman, PhD, vice president of research at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, provides…
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