With co-author – Dr. Michael Hogan We are in a rare time when national action to improve mental health services seems possible—even likely. However, the downside of this positive opportunity is that reforms that emerge may be more defined by what can be agreed upon—and probably, inexpensive—rather than what is needed. We write to propose a limited but exceedingly important policy initiative that has already been advanced. But first, a little background: In our view, it’s essential that reform addresses real problems. Creating new national roles (e.g. Assistant Secretary of DHHS for Mental Health) and supporting actions … [Read More...]
On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, Delaware Governor Jack Markell and several other state and county representatives plan to attend the grand opening of the … [Read More...]
Blimey! This was the initial one word response when the United Kingdom’s Norman Lamb and I toured the Institute for Family Health (IFH) Harlem Center … [Read More...]
Was just crunching data…2014 vs 2015 total police department utilization up from 185 to 226 average monthly…(average time still under 5 min). While most are pick-up orders, there’s been a 75% increase in “discretionary” use of RRC by police.
Only answer for that is improved customer service and accessibility. – Nick Margiotta