Friday, December 2, 2022: Mental Health

The nation’s new 988 hotline, intended to help anyone experiencing a mental health emergency, was out of service for several hours Thursday. Intrado, the telecommunications provider for the service, issued a statement on its website saying that the company was...

Wednesday, November 30, 2022: Mental Health

New York City Mayor Eric Adams unveiled a new plan to remove people with severe, untreated mental illness from city streets and subways. Under the plan, New York City agencies – such as the New York Police Department and New York City Fire Department – and emergency...

Monday, November 14, 2022: Mental Health

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and 30 other industry groups wrote a letter to the White House asking for federal and state help to address the escalating number of mental health patients seeking care at hospital emergency departments (EDs). The...

Friday, November 4, 2022: Mental Health

The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation will host a webinar on Monday discussing the unmet health needs of incarcerated people. Tune-in as leading health experts – including Vikki Wachino, Executive Director of the Health and Reentry...

Wednesday, October 19, 2022: Mental Health

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra announced that hundreds of millions of dollars will be awarded to support Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs). The federal government is offering $1 million grants next year...