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Ignoring Your Mental Health Is Risky Business
Greg Smith, MD  |  KevinMD.com
No, human beings are not machines, but there is a price to be paid for failing to maintain both. Take care of yourself to lessen the potential for a dramatic breakdown.

8 Behavioral Health Trends for 2018
Julie Miller  |  Behavioral Healthcare Executive
Much of what experts predict for acute care in 2018 holds for behavioral health as well, with consolidation, increased regulation and a focus on quality topping the list.

Opioid Epidemic Makes EHRs Essential to Public Health
Irv Lichtenwald  |  HITinsight
As the opioid epidemic rages on, we have to concede that comprehensive data and readily shared electronic patient information are essential to success.

Health Systems Target Telehealth to Fill a Mental Health Gap
Eric Wicklund  |  mHealth Intelligence
According to surveys, almost 44 million Americans suffer a behavioral health crisis each year, and 60 percent don’t get help. Telehealth is helping to improve those numbers.

Leveraging Smartphones in Patient Care
John Torous, MD, and Dror Ben-Zeev, PhD  |  Psychiatric Times
Worldwide, depression is a plague that robs economies of productivity and creativity. Are smartphones an effective way to treat the masses affordably? 

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How the Loss of U.S. Psychiatric Hospitals Led to a Mental Health Crisis

Are Mass Murderers Insane? Usually Not, Researchers Say


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