October 7, 2021
Mental Health
  • Mindy Klowden, senior director at Third Horizon Strategies, has authored a blog exploring promising solutions to addressing behavioral health workforce shortages. Many people in need of mental health and/or substance use disorder (SUD) treatment do not receive care, partly because of access issues resulting from behavioral health workforce shortages. Several programs and policies help address behavioral health workforce shortages by ensuring that providers are fairly compensated, empowered to practice at the top of their license, and incentivized to practice in underserved areas. By doing so, not only is the workforce bolstered, but individuals who need behavioral health services are able to access care. (Blog here)