Behavioral Health News


News items related to Behavioral Health as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service on behalf of the noted news source.


Early Learning Autism Therapy Center in Houston to Open in Friendswood

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Behavioral Innovations, a leading provider of center-based ABA therapy, today announced their newest center opening that will be located in Friendswood, Texas, a suburb of the Houston metro area. The growing need to provide access to early autism services is increasing as more children are being diagnosed with autism than ever before.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Healthcare Stakeholders Comment on Special Registration for Telehealth

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encounter Telehealth, along with a number of healthcare stakeholders, submitted a letter with comments on the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) implementation of a Special Registration provision for telehealth under the Ryan Haight Act.

Anti-Psychotic Drug Reduction in Skilled Nursing Facilities Through Telepsychiatry

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An Encounter Telehealth analysis of 40 skilled nursing facility partners in Iowa revealed a 6.7% reduction in the use of anti-psychotics. This reduction occurred after an average of 14 months of partnering with Encounter on psychiatric care. The national average was less than a 4% reduction during the same period.

Autism Treatment Centers of Michigan Announces Opening of New Clinical Center in Kentwood

KENTWOOD, Mich., Sept. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autism Centers of Michigan (ACM), a leading provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services throughout Michigan, announced the opening of a new clinical center location in Kentwood, Michigan. The new center, located at 1545 68th Street SE, will allow ACM to expand on its existing services in the Grand Rapids area, by offering a second clinical center for children of all ages.

ChildFirst Behavior Therapy to sponsor upcoming autism walk on Chicago’s North Shore

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ChildFirst Behavior Therapy, a local provider of progressive ABA therapy for children affected by autism, announced today that it has sponsored the upcoming Autism Speaks Walk on Chicago’s North Shore on April 28, 2019.

Advocate and Author David Sheff to Speak at Local Benefit

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally-recognized advocate and best-selling author David Sheff will be the featured speaker at the 16th Annual Circle of Support Luncheon in Menlo Park on April 26, 2019. This annual benefit event, which is presented by the nonprofit organization Caminar and its Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley division, raises funds for local behavioral health and supportive services.

Caminar Announces Mark Cloutier as New CEO

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Caminar has announced the appointment of Mark Cloutier, MPP, MPH, as Chief Executive Officer of the $39M nonprofit behavioral health organization. Dedicated to empowering and supporting individuals and families with complex needs to move toward resilience, wellness and independence, Caminar serves more than 20,000 people each year in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.