Posts Tagged behavioral health

G4S: Patient Support Service for Behavioral Health

G4S, an international security service firm, teams with local hospitals and clinics to provide bedside guardianship and secure transportation for behavioral health patients. Since 2012, G4S has provided 68,000 transports, and driven 4.1 million miles in North Carolina. See the flyer for details. Contact Dallas Clark

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HRSA Issues Updated Behavioral Health Workforce Projections

The Health Resources and Services Administration has released updated national and state-level projections for the behavioral health workforce through 2030, as required by the 21st Century Cures Act. The data includes updated factsheets and state-level estimates for eight occupations: addiction counselors, marriage and family therapists,

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NC General Assembly passes major update to mental health law

North Carolina lawmakers approved an overhaul of a significant portion of the state’s mental health law regarding involuntary commitment (IVC) of individuals in behavioral health crisis. The action represents the first major revision to IVC legislation since the adoption of the Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities

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NC General Assembly passes major update to mental health law

Coalition-endorsed reforms aim to improve right care, right place for those in crisis Raleigh, NC – June 14, 2018 – North Carolina lawmakers today approved an overhaul of a significant portion of the state’s mental health law regarding involuntary commitment (IVC) of individuals

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NCHA partners with emergency physicians, pharmacists on opioid management guidelines

In 2016, North Carolina’s emergency departments treated more than 4,100 opioid overdoses, an average of 11 per day.  As part of its ongoing commitment to help address the behavioral health crisis in our state, NCHA convened front-line providers to develop new guidelines to

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