Jonathan Edwards Receives PhD in Social Welfare

Mental Health News Education, Inc. (MHNE), publisher of Behavioral Health News is pleased to announce that Jonathan P. Edwards, a MHNE Board Member since 2012, received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Social Welfare from the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center this fall. Dr....

Smith Named COO at Innovative Management Solutions of NY

Innovative Management Solutions of New York (IMSNY), a management service organization formed by Coordinated Behavioral Care IPA (CBC) and Coordinated Behavioral Health Services IPA (CBHS), has named Mathew Smith, LMSW, MBA as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Smith, a licensed social...

Samaritan Daytop Village and Manatus Development Group Break Ground on “The Richard Pruss Wellness Center” in The Bronx

Samaritan Daytop Village and Manatus Development Group broke ground on The Richard Pruss Wellness Center – a “one-stop shop” for behavioral and primary health care in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx on November 13, 2019. Named in honor of the late Richard Pruss, President Emeritus and...

Anti-Racist Organizational Transformation: Questions and Answers with Mary Pender Greene, LCSW- R, CGP and Alan Siskind, PhD

Mary Pender Greene, LCSW-R, CGP, is a psychotherapist, career/executive coach, trainer, and consultant with a private practice in Midtown Manhattan. She has 20+ years of experience helping individuals, couples, companies, and nonprofits. Mary is the President & CEO of MPG Consulting, a...

Innovative Management Solutions New York Partners with Arcadia.io to Improve Health Care with Behavioral Health Data

Population health management leader Arcadia (www.arcadia.io) announced today a partnership with Innovative Management Solutions (IMSNY) www.imsnyhealth.com, a joint venture between Coordinated Behavioral Care (CBC) www.cbcare.org, and Coordinated Behavioral Health Services IPA (CBHS)...

Lessons Learned: Tools to Treat Opioid Misuse

In the 20 years it took opioids to become the deadliest substance misuse epidemic in American history, the response from the public is overwhelmingly in favor of controlling access to opiates by limiting their use, supporting prevention education and prevention campaigns, and equipping first...

Leaders to Be Honored at MHNE June 30th, 2020 Reception in New York City

Mental Health News Education, Inc. (MHNE), the nonprofit organization that publishes Autism Spectrum News and Behavioral Health News, will be honoring four outstanding champions of the autism and behavioral health communities at its annual Leadership Awards Reception on June 30, 2020, at the NYU...

CEO Barbara Faron Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Federation of Organizations

Barbara Faron, CEO, recently celebrated her 40th anniversary at Federation! When Ms. Faron joined Federation in the late 1970s, it had one office and a handful of employees. The organization was founded in 1972 by an alliance of family advocacy groups and originally focused on supporting the needs...

Constance Brown-Bellamy Appointed to New Position at Inperium

We are pleased to announce that Constance Brown-Bellamy has been hired as the Senior Vice President of External Relations for Inperium Inc. This newly created position will expand Inperium’s offerings of affiliated services to include community and government relations expertise. Constance will...

New Management Services Organization Established to Support NY Community Behavioral Health Providers

Coordinated Behavioral Care (CBC) and Coordinated Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) announced today their joint formation of a Management Services Organization (MSO), Innovative Management Solutions NY (IMSNY) to support New York State’s Behavioral Health provider community. IMS’s initial...