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Biden Pledges Assertive Action to Address Opioid Crisis

Article published by Behavioral Healthcare Executive, Tome Valentino, Senior Editor. Acknowledging that addiction is a crisis that “touches families in every community in red states and blue states, across all races and creeds,” President…
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Prevalence Rates of Acute Stress Disorder Symptomatology and Association to Juvenile Crime Involvement

Prevalence-Rates-of-Acute-Stress-Disorder-Symptomatology-and-Association-to-Juvenile-Crime-InvolvementDownload Little is known about the relationship between acute stress disorder and criminal behavior among youth. This studyexamined…
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Association of Childhood Trauma Exposure with Adult Psychiatric Disorders and Functional Outcomes

Association-of-Childhood-Trauma-Exposure-With-Adult-Psychiatric-Disorders-and-Functional-OutcomesDownload In this cohort study, cumulative childhood trauma was associated with higher rates of adult psychiatric disorders and poorer functional…
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NAMI's Tips for Getting an Insurer to Cover Mental Health Treatment

Dealing with your insurance company to get mental health treatment covered can be confusing and complicated. I work at a law firm that represents people with mental health conditions when their health plans refuse to pay for treatment.…

Criminal Recidivism in Inmates with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

Criminal Recidivism in Inmates with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders (1)
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Data and Information Sharing Virtual Learning Community Part 3: Data Sharing Among Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Partners—Mechanisms and Platforms for Efficient Data and Information Sharing - July 28 at 12 PM

One of the biggest barriers to data and information sharing across criminal justice and behavioral health partners is the lack of a secure and workable system through which to house and share the data. Across the myriad of options, communities…

Webinar: Representing Veterans in Criminal Cases: Obtaining and Understanding Military Records - July 15 at 1 PM

Veterans undergo an experience far removed from the vast majority of those who sit in judgment of them in the justice system. The military experience, particularly if it involves combat, indelibly shapes the veteran and often has significant…
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Data and Information Sharing Virtual Learning Community Part 2: Data Sharing Among Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Partners—Addressing Data Sharing Agreements and Confidentiality Concerns - June 24 at 12 PM

One of the biggest barriers to data and information sharing across criminal justice and behavioral health partners is the lack of a secure and workable system through which to house and share the data. Across the myriad of options, communities…
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As COVID-19 Spreads In Prisons, Lockdowns Spark Fear Of More Solitary Confinement

Prisons across the country have placed prisoners on lockdown — they're kept in their cells mostly around-the-clock — as a way to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Now prison reformers are worried that the response has increased the…