Access to Behavioral Health

Jun 24, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services invites stakeholder teams, including health care providers, to submit innovative proposals through Sept. 8 for an online platform to connect older adults, veterans, disabled people and other vulnerable populations to technologies and social engagement…
Jun 23, 2020
A new behavioral health digital strategy assessment — brought free to AHA members by a collaboration between the AHA and digital health consultancy AVIA — allows hospitals and health systems to advance the integration of physical and behavioral health with digital solutions.
Jun 9, 2020
On June 17 at 1 p.m. ET, the AHA and Avia Health Innovation will host a webinar during which experts will share how hospitals and health systems successfully have deployed digital solutions to provide access to behavioral health care treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 29, 2020
The Census Bureau recently reported that “a third of Americans now show signs of clinical anxiety or depression” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s also been reported that Americans are increasingly at risk for “deaths of despair” from substance misuse and suicide, forecasting that the mental…
May 27, 2020
Parkview Health’s efforts to improve the physical environment, engage its clinical staff and increase training contributed to improved patient perception and a decrease in reported workplace violence. Learn from Parkview Health’s leadership on how this culture shift created compassionate…
May 21, 2020
An annual report into death by several factors tied to mental health and wellbeing — otherwise referred to as “deaths of despair” — topped 150,000 in 2018.
May 14, 2020
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Bruce Bailey, president and CEO of Tidelands Health based in Georgetown, S.C., talks about how hospitals and health systems without inpatient behavioral health services or onsite mental health clinicians can still address the needs of these patients.
May 14, 2020
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Bruce Bailey, president and CEO of Tidelands Health based in Georgetown, S.C., talks about how hospitals and health systems without inpatient behavioral health services or onsite mental health clinicians can still address the needs of these patients.
May 12, 2020
[WEBINAR] As a country we are continually adapting and being proactive when addressing the physical health of our health care staff, but what are we doing about their mental health now and in the future? Explore how the trauma of this pandemic is affecting our health care workforce and what…
May 11, 2020
As we mark Mental Health Awareness Month during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to remember that around 45% of U.S. hospitals and health systems do not offer specialized behavioral services.