States Refusing Medicaid Expansion Grapple with Uncompensated Care
By design, the ACA reduces funding that previously covered the costs of emergency care for the uninsured, known as Disproportionate Share Hospital payments, under the assumption that every sta…
Consensus Statement on the Mental Health of Emerging Adults Mental Health Commission of Canada, 2017
Drawing on the recommendations outlined in Taking the Next Step Forward: Building a Responsive Mental Health and Addictions System for Emerging Adults, the MHCC hosted the first Canadia…
The proportion of hospital stays for mental health/substance use increased by 20 percent from 2005 to 2014, representing nearly 6 percent of all hospital stays by 2014.
This report provides an overview of California’s publicly-funded children and youths’ mental health system, examines the challenges related to access, coordination of services a…
Is SAMHSA Giving Up on Transition-Age Youth?
Last month SAMHSA released their FY 2018 budget justification to be considered by Appropriations Committees in the House and Senate. We all know these are tough times, and cuts will …
Trauma Is the Gateway Drug – an Ace’s Informed Approach to Substance Abuse Treatment
Morning Zen Guest Blog Post ~ Wayne Munchel ~
“We treat people’s solutions as problems.” Vincent Felitti MD, the eminent author of the original ACE’s (Advers…