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January 8th, 2023

The potential dangers of `career creep’

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

My younger colleague regards me with confusion. She is responding to my observation that she seems...

January 7th, 2023

Study shows increase in admissions, Emergency Department (ED) visits among children, adolescents

By Susan Gonsalves

According to research by Clarify Health Institute, mental health inpatient admissions for children and...

January 7th, 2023

Vaping on the rise in teens

By Eileen Weber

Was it really a coping mechanism during the pandemic?

How do you get kids addicted to what...

January 6th, 2023

Study: Established outpatient care preceding acute psychiatric services improves incidents of follow up

By Christina P. O'Neill

Follow up outpatient care after hospitalization and emergency room use for mental health issues was...

December 19th, 2022

ME health organizations providing supports for lonely residents

By Andrew Cromarty

Maine is in the midst of a loneliness health crisis and the state’s health organizations are focusing...

December 18th, 2022

RI hospital eligible for $30-$40M Medicaid funding due to standalone psych facility

By Christina P. O'Neill

The state-run Eleanor Slater Hospital (ESH) in Cranston, RI has created a standalone psychiatric...

October 8th, 2022

DOJ investigation finds over-institutionalization of ME children

By Eileen Weber

Following an investigation of the children’s behavioral health system, Maine’s Department of Justice...

October 7th, 2022

Working group still grappling with potential forensic mental health facility

By Andrew Cromarty

In 2011, Hurricane Irene forced the Vermont State Hospital to close its doors for good, leading to a...

October 7th, 2022

Brattleboro Retreat program geared toward helping mental health professionals

By Danielle Ray

Mental health crises are at an all-time high as a result of the pandemic and because of that, a new...

October 6th, 2022

Telehealth study shows greater likelihood of follow up visits

By Eileen Weber

A recent study published in the JAMA Network Open in late June found that greater use of telehealth...