Our Behavioral Health Blog: Insights & Expertise

The Horizon Health blog features insights and expertise from a variety of behavioral and mental health professionals from within our organization and beyond. Rich with information, we hope this mental healthcare blog becomes one of your go-to resources.

Behavioral Health Urgent Care Is on the Rise in America

Jun 12, 2023

Behavioral health urgent care is on the rise in America. We have witnessed its emergence ourselves. Other behavioral health management companies have seen it, too. All around the country, a greater emphasis on behavioral and mental health is encouraging ...

Behavioral Health Market Poised to Explode: Are You Ready?

Jun 12, 2023

Everywhere you look these days people are talking about a behavioral health crisis. It is a crisis that seems to be gripping America at an accelerated pace since the start of the COVID pandemic. From the business side of ...

Yes – It is Possible to Reduce Your Facility’s Readmission Rates

Apr 13, 2023

It is in our best interests as a behavioral health management provider to help our clients offer the best services in the most efficient and cost-effective way. With that in mind, we know that high readmission rates are not ...

Survey Shows Room to Improve Behavioral Health Integration

Apr 13, 2023

Past studies have shown that integrating behavioral health with primary care improves both access to mental health services and patient outcomes. That being the case, it would seem that primary care providers would look for opportunities to collaborate with behavioral ...

Is Your Organization Developing Mental Health First Aid Policies?

Apr 13, 2023

In his 2023 State of the Union address, President Biden briefly discussed his administration’s commitment to Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). MHFA is a relatively new concept in the mental and behavioral health field. Nonetheless, it is an important concept ...

How to Manage When Patient Services Revenue Declines

Apr 13, 2023

Behavioral and mental health services are designed to help people in crisis. Yet we cannot ignore the business side of things. Services cost money. Those offering the services need to make enough money to keep things going. And, when patient ...

Are America’s Kids In the Midst of a Mental Health Crisis?

Apr 13, 2023

So many of us have such fond memories of childhood that it is easy to forget not all kids grow up in ideal situations. We forget that there are a lot of children struggling across the country. Many children ...

What Social Determinants Add to Behavioral Health Consulting

Apr 13, 2023

Through behavioral health consulting, we work with organizations to help them make the most of their clinical offerings. We work with their counselors and therapists. As behavioral health consultants, it is our job to come alongside our clients with ...

Adequate Behavioral Health Services Is a Matter of Definition

Apr 13, 2023

Behavioral health management companies often find themselves working side-by-side with individual facilities or healthcare groups to ensure that adequate behavioral health services are being offered in a given area. That is good. On the other hand, there is no ...

Why Legislation Alone Can’t Solve the Mental Health Crisis

Apr 7, 2023

Kudos are generally in order when a lawmaker makes good on a campaign promise to address our nation’s ongoing mental health crisis. We need fewer words and more action. But we also need to be pragmatic about it. Legislation alone ...

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