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  • Posted: 08/14/2014
  • Medicaid Expansion Creates Explosion in Demand for Mental Health Care
  • Mental health centers in Colorado are seeing a surge in new clients seeking services under the state’s expansion of Medicaid. And while center officials say they expected an increase, the number of new calls surprised them, so they have ramped up efforts
  • Posted: 08/14/2014
  • AspenPointe CEO Elected to National Behavioral Health Board
  • AspenPointe President and CEO Dr. Mick Pattinson was recently elected to the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Board of Directors, a driving force for advancing progressive and innovative policy and practice initiatives throughout the nation.
  • Posted: 08/12/2014
  • Robin Williams' Death Is a Wakeup Call for Mental Illness
  • Like so many other people shocked and saddened by the news about Robin Williams, I thought immediately of his most memorable moments on film—the radio riffs from Good Morning Vietnam, the therapy sessions in Good Will Hunting, the celebrity impersonations
  • Posted: 07/23/2014
  • 'Bleak Picture' For Mentally Ill: 80% Are Jobless
  • Eighty percent of people with mental illness are unemployed, a statistic that says more about the lack of support for this group of people than it does about the economy, according to a new study.
  • Posted: 06/26/2014
  • Cost of Not Caring: Stigma Set in Stone
  • Stigma against the mentally ill is so powerful that it's been codified for 50 years into federal law, and few outside the mental health system even realize it.
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