3 Barriers Keep New, Diverse Professionals Out of Behavioral Health

In order to address workforce challenges, the behavioral health industry must support current and future mental health professionals to overcome financial, educational and workplace challenges. These barriers prevent people from entering the space and lead to burnout for existing providers. They especially impact people of diverse and low-income backgrounds, according to a Government Accountability Office […]

US Lawmakers Want to Make It Easier to Finance Behavioral Health Facilities

Inpatient psychiatric and other behavioral health facilities could be easier to finance should a newly requested congressional probe and new legislation become reality. A group of lawmakers on the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services has asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), a congressional research agency, to study the impact of allowing facilities that […]