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Artificial Intelligence Can Now Predict Suicide with Remarkable Accuracy
Olivia Goldhill  |  Quartz
Trials suggest machine-learning algorithms...

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Behavioral Health: Fixing a System in Crisis
Steven Ross Johnson and Harris Meyer  |  Modern Healthcare
Chronic illness accounts for about 86 percent of the trillions in annual healthcare spending, yet we still can’t manage mental illness, the single greatest contributor to chronic conditions. 

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Congress Must Include Mental Health Coverage
John Figueroa  |  The Hill
The American Health Care Act allows states to remove insurance...

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Rural Telemedicine for Mental Health Surges
Katherine Igoes  |  Harvard Medical School News
The growth of telemedicine is dramatic but also uneven, with a 45 percent growth...

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Parity Not Apparent: Mental Illness Still Not Receiving Equal Attention
Irv Lichtenwald  |  HITInsight Blog
Congress has passed legislation...

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What Your Therapist Doesn't Know
Tony Rousmaniere  |  The Atlantic
Is therapy more art than science? That prevailing belief has prevented the...

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5 Ways Technology Makes Behavioral Health Care Better
D'Arcy Gue  |  HITInsight Blog
In behavioral health specifically, healthcare IT enables much-...

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Addiction Is a Chronic Brain Disease, Not a Character Flaw
Thomas G. Kimball, PhD  |  The Doctor Weighs In
What addiction...

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Can Digital Solutions Be the Answer to Mental Health Issues?
Reenita Das  |  Forbes
With global costs estimated at $6 trillion by 2030, mental illness is arguably the world’s greatest health concern. Perhaps new digital treatment tools can help stem the tide. 

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Depression Is as Bad for Your Heart as Obesity or High Cholesterol
Amanda MacMillan  |  Health.com
A German study shows depression is responsible for around 15 percent of...

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How Technologies Are Helping to Improve Mental Health Care
Justin T. Baker, MD, PhD  |  The Huffington Post
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How Health Plans Drive EHR Adoption in Behavioral Health
Sara Heath  |  EHR Intelligence
When health plans support access, assessment and...

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Drug Overdoses Now Kill More Americans Than Guns
Associated Press  |  CBS News
Heroin overdose deaths rose 23 percent last year to overtake...

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A Look to the Future of Mental Health Technology
Steven Chan, MD, MBA  |  The Doctor Weighs In
Yes, healthcare IT can help improve outcomes in mental health care,...

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The Crisis in Mental Healthcare - Can EHRs Help?
Irv Lichtenwald  |  The Doctor Weighs In
Most ER doctors see at least one patient per shift with mental health issues...

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Halloween Is Not the Only Thing That Can Haunt Us
Thomas G. Kimball, PhD  |  The Doctor Weighs In
For the 19 percent of Americans—almost 44 million people...

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Mental Health Emergency Department Visits Outpace Non-Psychiatric Episodes, Study Says
Susan Morse  |  HealthCare Finance News...

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How Budget Cuts Are Effecting Mental Health Care
Sarah Daren  |  HealthWorks Collective
State pilot programs, standalone psychiatric...

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Psychiatrist: Even Imperfect Apps Can Help Mental Health Patients
Jeff Rowe  |  Continuum of Care News
With ‘gold standard’...

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Mental Health Improves with Age, Study Suggests
Psychiatric News
Yes, physical and cognitive health decline with age, but the aging process creates a paradox in which mental...

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Some Great Leaders Had Mental Illness--It May Have Helped
Seth Borenstein  |  Associated Press
Did mental illness make...

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Amid Shortage, Number of Psychiatric Beds in U.S. Down 13% from 2010
Michael Ollove  |  PBS NewsHour
Psychiatric boarding—...

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No, Mental Illness Does Not Lead to Terrorism
Lindsay Holmes  |  The Huffington Post
Only 3 to 5 percent of violence is attributable to those with a mental illness. Indeed, the mentally ill are more...

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