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.

What Are You Watering?

Sep 15, 2019

We all have a choice in what we water in our own lives. Make the most of your water and see the beauty it yields when it comes to nurturing your mental health! ...

How well do patient alcohol screenings align with mental health diagnoses and…

Aug 31, 2019

Renovating for a Behavioral Health Program in your Hospital

Aug 15, 2019

Behavioral health is a very unique service line. With everything from physical plant, to regulations and certifications, to personnel, this is not your med/surg floor.

Examining Youth Residential Treatment Programs

Jul 31, 2019

My Aunt Dot

Jul 15, 2019

Aunt Dorothy was different.  As a child, I didn’t appreciate those differences.  I recall the day that she insisted my sister could fit one more tablespoon of cream into her mason jar.  After all, she was paying us for the ...

What’s Your Stress Load?

Jun 13, 2019

Are you feeling a bit stressed? There are so many responsibilities and pressures we feel on a daily basis that come from work, home, school, and our community.  These stressors all compound and create a type of “stress load”.  Stress ...

Is Facetime the New Face-To-Face?

May 9, 2019

Double your Outcomes Data Volume Compliance

Feb 28, 2019

Do you find your outcomes reports have less data than you were expecting? Are you spending too much time organizing paper forms? Do you wish your data could show up in reports more quickly? If you answered yes, or if ...

Star-Crossed Satisfaction

Dec 31, 2018

We’ve all checked online ratings of service providers to help make informed decisions. Patients are no different. But how do psychiatric hospital online ratings match up with patient satisfaction scores that hospitals collect from patients? Do they really help patients ...

Nursing Hours & Patient Outcomes

May 31, 2016

Clients will often inquire if staffing ratios impact outcomes and request that MHO investigate the relationship between nursing hours and patient outcomes: Does more staff mean better care? The ratio of nurses to patients is important for inpatient psychiatric units ...

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