The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, or MHPAEA, requires that certain private and public healthcare insurance plans that offer mental health or substance use disorder benefits apply the same type of financial requirements and treatment limitations...
The Certification Commission for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, the governing body for the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association's credentialing programs recently conducted an international Job Task Analysis Study around psychiatric rehabilitation services for school-aged...
Emerging Leadership: The Intrinsic Rewards Repertoire — here’s one you don’t want to miss! This upcoming webinar will explore the intangible strengths and skills needed by staff to deliver quality recovery-oriented care, the keys to maximizing staff motivation...
John Black, CEO of Peer Recovery Art Project and gallery, writes, "I don’t care for labels, but I’m a Californian who went around the country working carnivals before schizophrenia dug its hooks into me. After 10 years, I began my recovery as a volunteer at a...
The National Alliance on Mental Illness has just released a report called “Road to Recovery: Employment and Mental Illness,” and the findings are tough. People with serious mental illness have an unemployment rate of more than 80 percent.
Before we dive into some very personal stories about suicide, addiction and depression, we talk to two...
A new law that expands mental health services in New Hampshire to comply with a court settlement is a good start but more work must be done. The law authorizes expenditure of $11 million in state and federal funds to strengthen community-based mental health services...
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