RSS SAMHSA Blog

  • Meeting the Growing Need for Behavioral Health Services on Campus
    Our nation’s college campuses are experiencing a surge in demand for mental health services. About 1 in 10 incoming freshmen reports feeling depressed frequently.  The 2015 Annual Report for the Center for Collegiate Mental Health states that the use of college counseling centers grew by 30 percent, even though enrollment only increased by 5 percent. […]
  • Behavioral Health Reported to Have Greatest Impact on Overall Health
    Mental and substance use disorders take an enormous toll on Americans’ health, longevity and productivity. Collectively, depression, anxiety and mood disorders have the greatest impact on Americans’ health of any condition, according to claims data from more than 40 million Blue Cross Blue Shield members. Substance use disorders have the fifth greatest impact, while hypertension, […]

RSS Children's Mental Health Network Blog

  • Breaking News: NO VOTE TODAY on the AHCA March 23, 2017
    Breaking News: NO VOTE TODAY The House vote on whether to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare) has been postponed. The House bill proposes to cut 25% of Medicaid's budget, eliminate the guarantee that Medicaid will provide the health and supportive services (including mental health and substance use disorder services) that […]
  • Vote Expected Today to Repeal and Replace the ACA March 22, 2017
    The House will vote today, March 24, on whether to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare). The House bill proposes to cut 25% of Medicaid's budget, eliminate the guarantee that Medicaid will provide the health and supportive services (including mental health and substance use disorder services) that people need, and kick […]