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The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research

Official Publication of the National Council for Behavioral Health

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13.11.2017

Advancing Care Within an Adult Mental Health Day Hospital: Program Re-Design and Evaluation

Day hospital mental health programs provide alternate care to individuals of high acuity that do not require an inpatient psychiatric stay. Ensuring provision of best practice within these programs is essential for patient stabilization and …

09.11.2017

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Community and Hospital Medical Record Integration on Management of Behavioral Health in the Emergency Department

This study evaluated the correlation of an emergency department embedded care coordinator with access to community and medical records in decreasing hospital and emergency department use in patients with behavioral health issues. This …

26.10.2017

Factors that Affect Choice of Mental Health Provider and Receipt of Outpatient Mental Health Treatment

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, 91 million adults live in mental health professional shortage areas and 10 million individuals have serious mental illness (SMI). This study examines how the supply of psychiatrists …

13.09.2017

Potentially Preventable Medical Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits by the Behavioral Health Population

This study investigated geographic variation in potentially preventable medical outcomes that might be used to monitor access to high-quality medical care in the behavioral health population. Analyzing public and non-public data sources from …

29.08.2017

Foster and Adoptive Parent Perspectives on Needs and Services: a Mixed Methods Study

Caring for children with complex needs severely stresses foster and adoptive parents, but few studies have examined their perspectives on needs and services. To examine parental views, the authors analyzed four focus groups (n = 27 participants) …

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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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