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The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research

Official Publication of the National Council for Behavioral Health

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Physicians as Mediators of Health Policy: Acceptance of Medicaid in the Context of Buprenorphine Treatment

Increasing numbers of individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) are insured by Medicaid. Little is known about whether providers of buprenorphine, an evidence-based OUD pharmacotherapy, accept this type of payment. Data are scant regarding …


Measuring Activation in Parents of Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

For parents of youth with emotional and behavioral disorders, activation, or having the knowledge, skills, and confidence to access and engage in appropriate services for their children, is important for managing their child’s mental health care.

26.06.2018 Open Access

Scratching the Surface of Psychiatric Services Distribution and Public Health: an Indiana Assessment

Mental illness is a leading cause of disability with many public health implications. Previous studies have demonstrated a national shortage of psychiatrists, particularly in rural areas. An analysis of how this workforce distribution relates to …


Survey Response Rate and Quality in a Mental Health Clinic Population: Results from a Randomized Survey Comparison

Given the limited ability of informatics-based assessment technologies to reach individuals with serious mental health conditions, this study evaluated the feasibility and data quality of mail-out healthcare surveys in this population to assist in …


Treatment Retention Among Patients Participating in Coordinated Specialty Care for First-Episode Psychosis: a Mixed-Methods Analysis

Young adults experiencing first-episode psychosis have historically been difficult to retain in mental health treatment. Communities across the United States are implementing Coordinated Specialty Care to improve outcomes for individuals …

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This journal examines the organization, financing, delivery and outcomes of behavioral health services (i.e., alcohol, drug abuse, and mental disorders), providing practical and empirical contributions to and explaining the implications for the broader behavioral health field. Each issue includes an overview of contemporary concerns and recent developments in behavioral health policy and management through research articles, policy perspectives, commentaries, brief reports, and book reviews.

This journal is the official publication of the National Council for Behavioral Health.

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