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Posts Tagged ‘Spring 2021 Issue’

MHNE Board Member and Psychiatrist Dr. Barry Perlman Publishes Memoirs in New Book “Rearview”

Barry B. Perlman a psychiatrist and longtime member of the board of Mental Health News Education, the sponsoring organization of Behavioral Health News and Autism Spectrum News has published a professional memoir. In Rearview: A Psychiatrist Reflects on Practice and Advocacy in a Time of Healthcare...

Learning from Client Surveys About Telehealth and the Impact of COVID-19

In the fall of 2019, as part of our effort to increase client accessibility to treatment, Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) was preparing to launch a telehealth program. The plan had been to start a small pilot in the spring of 2020, with a few staff providing telehealth sessions, as...

Leaders of the Autism and Behavioral Health Community to Be Honored at May 12, 2021 Virtual Leadership Awards Reception

Mental Health News Education, Inc. (MHNE), the nonprofit organization that publishes Autism Spectrum News and Behavioral Health News, will be honoring five outstanding champions of the autism and behavioral health communities at its Virtual Leadership Awards Reception on May 12, 2021 from 5:00 pm...

AsOne LEADS: Lessons Learned in Building a Behavioral Health and Family-Centered Healthcare IT and Data Solution

AsOne Healthcare IPA launched the LEADS platform in February of this year, a first-of-its-kind IT and data solution to facilitate population health management and improve patient outcomes. LEADS was a collaborative effort: conceived by AsOne, developed by Netsmart Technologies, Inc. (Netsmart), and...

Suicide Prevention Survey: WellLife Network Needs Your Help

Suicide rates in America were continuing to increase at alarming rates even before COVID-19. However, the economic and sociopolitical landscape as well as the increased turmoil, stress due to uncertainty, and disruption in people’s lives since COVID-19 has caused tragic changes in the lives of...

A Safe Space: Digital Tools Supporting Mental Health

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe last year, collectively, mental health challenges were intensified. With the pandemic, a series of lockdowns, restrictions, and preventative measures were put in place, forcing many of us into isolation, primarily interacting in digital spaces. We’ve also...

Fentanyl Test Strips as a Form of Harm Reduction: Study Outcomes

Every seven hours someone dies of a drug overdose in New York City, opioids-involved deaths comprise more than 80% of all overdose deaths, and fentanyl; a highly potent opioid is involved in approximately half of all overdose deaths. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) issued a nationwide alert in...

Frequently Asked Questions About Outsourcing

Outsourcing is the strategic use of outside experts to perform activities traditionally handled internally. It is a strategy which employs the contracting of specialized service providers having expertise in targeted areas. This expertise can deliver measurable value to your business. [caption...

Telehealth Is Critical for Our Behavioral Health During the Pandemic

This article is part of a quarterly series giving voice to the perspectives of individuals with lived experiences as they share their opinions on a particular topic. The authors are served by Services for the UnderServed (S:US), a New York City-based nonprofit that is committed to giving every New...

The Emergence of Telehealth and a Deepening Digital Divide

In recent years it has become commonplace to reference “transformational” initiatives within our health and social service systems that have altered the manner in which care is delivered and reimbursed. A movement to replace “Fee-for-Service” models with “Value-Based” alternatives...