The Milbank Memorial Fund has published an evidence update to their original 2010 report on nationwide Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) policy and effectiveness, providing an updated scan of the literature over a five-year period (2010 to 2015).
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From The Blog
Dr. Anita Solomon, a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson’s postdoctoral degree in clinical psychopharmacology, will receive the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Award for Exceptional Service. She was nominated by her team in Extended Care at the Spring Grove Hospital Center in Catonsville for her work as a group therapist for the mentally ill using the expressive arts, particularly music, poetry and movement therapies for reducing and resolving violence in inpatients psychiatric settings.
The Senate has recently introduced the Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680), which would amend the Public Health Service Act to provide comprehensive mental health reform.
The National Register has partnered with the Center for Deployment Psychology to promote the upcoming five-day training opportunity, “Civilian One-Week Training in Support of Star Behavioral Health Providers.” The workshop will be held in Columbus, Ohio, from June 13–17, 2016. The last day to register is Sunday, June 5.
From May 15–21, 2016, SAMHSA will host, promote and encourage preventative behavioral health events nationwide.
A new study from the University of Kansas will gather the first large-scale longitudinal data on specific triggers for childhood trauma and how long it takes children to recover, or how well they do.