April 17, 2020

Psychiatrists and Psychologists Support Mental Health in the ED

Ideally, anyone in need would have easy access to high quality mental health care earlier on, avoiding the need for millions to present to the ED […]
April 13, 2020

Ben Article in the American Journal of Public Health: COVID-19 Exposes the Cracks in Our Already Fragile Mental Health System

The coronavirus pandemic has caused enormous concern among many people. Every morning, we are met with an increasing deluge of dire news about the most recent […]
April 7, 2020

NAMI Calls On Congress To Respond To The Mental Health And Addiction Crisis Caused By The COVID-19 Pandemic

Today, NAMI joined more than a dozen of the nation’s leading mental health organizations in calling for specific additions to the next stimulus package to address […]
March 28, 2020

AHA’s Advancing Health Podcast: Using Telehealth to Address Behavioral Issues

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals and health systems are expanding telehealth services. In addition, addressing mental health needs during this crisis is becoming […]
March 6, 2020

IHI Blog: Is Culture the Key to Improving Behavioral Health Care and Staff Experience in the Emergency Department?

To address this, IHI and Well Being Trust partnered on an initiative called ED & Upstream (ED & UP) to develop and test a theory of […]
February 4, 2020

IHI Blog: 4 Keys to Improving Behavioral Health Care in the Emergency Department

Simply working harder will not address the challenges of improving behavioral health care in the emergency department (ED) — system-level changes are needed. To develop solutions, […]
January 27, 2020

Social Determinants of Mental Health in National Spotlight

A recently released white paper by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Well Being Trust organizations hopes to shift the care dilemma. The paper, Improving Behavioral Healthcare […]