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.

The Shifting Demographics of Adolescent Inpatients

Aug 10, 2023

BY JAMES HOLLAND, DATA SCIENTIST, MHO A recent report from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put adolescent mental health under a spotlight, with emerging trends raising significant concerns particularly among teenage females. The reveals an ...

What is a Co-Occurring Disorder?

Jul 24, 2023

A co-occurring disorder refers to the presence of both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder occurring simultaneously in an individual. It requires an integrated and comprehensive approach to address the complex interaction between these conditions, ensuring appropriate ...

What is Behavioral Health Management?

Jul 24, 2023

Behavioral health management is a holistic approach to improving mental and emotional well-being through assessment, treatment planning, therapy, and ongoing support. It involves identifying and addressing individual challenges, promoting healthy coping strategies, and fostering personal growth to achieve optimal mental ...

Why Social Determinants Should Impact Mental Health Assessments

Jul 10, 2023

There has been a recent emphasis in the healthcare sector on better understanding how social determinants impact individual health. Based on what we have learned over the past few years, it seems apparent that social determinants play a bigger ...

Key Baseline Features Every EMR Should Offer

Jul 3, 2023

Behavioral health management companies are known to recommend certain electronic medical records (EMR) solutions. Some have a vested interest in a particular solution while others just prefer one over another. It is important to behavioral health providers to not ...

Does Your Organization Make Use of Business Intelligence?

Jun 27, 2023

There is no denying that healthcare is a business in the United States. It may be a business with altruistic leanings, but it is a business, nonetheless. That being the case, everyone from hospital administrators to private practice owners ...

How Prevalent Is Ableism in Relation to Mental Disabilities?

Jun 27, 2023

The act of discriminating against individuals based on disability is known as ableism. Identifying ableism in the context of physical disability is fairly easy to identify. But what about mental disability? How prevalent is ableism in ...

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 ...

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