Data-Driven Approaches Improve Behavioral Health Equity, Aid Payer Negotiations

Racial and ethnic minority groups are 20% to 50% less likely to initiate mental health services and are 40% to 80% more likely to drop out of treatment prematurely.  Some behavioral health providers are seeking to improve these statistics by catering their services specifically to people of color, marginalized individuals and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. […]

Psychedelics, Virtual Reality Offer Novel Paths for Treating Eating Disorders 

Eating disorders have among the highest mortality rates of any psychiatric illness and remission rates among patients with eating disorders are, by some estimates, as low as 29%. New treatment modalities are urgently needed to improve outcomes, especially for people with severe and enduring eating disorders, industry insiders told Behavioral Health Business. Despite this, funding […]

Eating Disorder Platform Arise Lands $6.5M; Being Health Rakes in $5.4M for Hybrid Mental Health Offering

Investing in eating disorder provider Arise Virtual eating disorder provider Arise has raised roughly $6.5 million, according to an SEC filing. This comes less than two years after the New York-based startup landed $4 million in capital. The provider offers personalized treatment for individuals living with eating disorders. It prioritizes hiring a diverse base of […]

Why Behavioral Health Startups with Solid Value Propositions Could Thrive in a ‘Bear’ Market

Nearly every financial portfolio is showing signs of a bear market. Yet the possible downturn could be a ripe setting for mental health startups with a solid value proposition. The larger economic climate has begun to impact the behavioral health sector, with venture investment in digital mental health startups on the decline. However, this financial […]