Positive psychology

Industry Roundtable: Mental Health Crisis Demands Accelerated Shift Towards Integrated Behavioral Healthcare

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:38pm

In late June, the CDC reported that 40 percent of Americans were struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues.

Key Points: 
  • In late June, the CDC reported that 40 percent of Americans were struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues.
  • Key takeaways from the roundtable included:
    Healthcare is far from reaching a truly integrated approach to behavioral and clinical healthcare: We have barely scratched the surface in healthcare," said Michael K. Lester, CEO of LifeStance Health.
  • We have a whole generation of people who are openly talking about mental and behavioral health.
  • Tridiuum, the premier provider of digital behavioral health solutions, is accelerating improved outcomes and reduced costs by reimagining how behavioral healthcare is delivered.

Ehave Recruiting Qualified Mental Health Professionals for Active Doctors Platform

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:45pm

MIAMI, Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ehave, Inc., (OTC Pink: EHVVF) (the Company), a provider of digital therapeutics delivering evidence-based therapeutic interventions to patients, announced today plans to launch the recruitment of mental health professionals for the Active Doctors platform used in conjunction with the Ehave Dashboard.

Key Points: 
  • MIAMI, Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ehave, Inc., (OTC Pink: EHVVF) (the Company), a provider of digital therapeutics delivering evidence-based therapeutic interventions to patients, announced today plans to launch the recruitment of mental health professionals for the Active Doctors platform used in conjunction with the Ehave Dashboard.
  • Ehave currently has openings for mental health professionals in a variety of mental health specialties and support services and is seeking qualified candidates to fill these roles.
  • Ehave management believes this is one of the first end to end platforms available for patients to take ownership of their mental health records.
  • The Active Doctors platform used in conjunction with the Ehave Dashboard offers a valid solution to the time-honored and inefficient processes embedded in patient care.

Building Trust and Fulfilling People’s Core Needs at Work Can Help Companies Achieve Increased Business Performance Even Amid Weak GDP Growth, According to New Research from Accenture

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:59pm

Feeling positive emotions and maintaining mental wellness (e.g., a sense of accomplishment, compassion, happiness, fulfillment and optimism);

Key Points: 
  • Feeling positive emotions and maintaining mental wellness (e.g., a sense of accomplishment, compassion, happiness, fulfillment and optimism);
    Relational.
  • Being financially secure without undue economic stress or worry and having equitable opportunity for future economic stability and advancement;
    Purposeful.
  • TWEET: Companies that bolster #trust and unlock peoples potential can see an increase in business performance even in times of crisis or amid weak GDP by following new Accenture #NetBetterOff framework.
  • With 513,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises.

Healthtech Company Navigate Wellbeing Provides Free Mental Health Resources, Expands Operations

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 6:04pm

DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigate Wellbeing Solutions (Navigate) a national provider of technology-enabled wellbeing engagement solutions for organizations is growing as employers embrace the mental health of their employees during COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigate Wellbeing Solutions (Navigate) a national provider of technology-enabled wellbeing engagement solutions for organizations is growing as employers embrace the mental health of their employees during COVID-19.
  • Working first-hand with so many in HR, Navigate saw a need to help those in charge of employee wellbeing with their own wellbeing.
  • "We're doing everything we can to invest in the wellbeing of cities, schools, health systems and everyone using Navigate.
  • Navigate provides technology-enabled wellbeing solutions for organizations to engage employees, build stronger teams and create better places to work.

Worldwide Behavioral/Mental Health Software Industry to 2025 - North America Holds the Largest Share in the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:39pm

Its integrated EHR suite includes patient records, documentation, scheduling, practice management, and an online patient portal.

Key Points: 
  • Its integrated EHR suite includes patient records, documentation, scheduling, practice management, and an online patient portal.
  • The market in North America accounts for major share in terms of revenue and is expected to maintain its position over the forecast period.
  • With the increasing burden of depression and stress due to work-life or personal life, the adoption rate of behavioral/mental health is also rising.
  • Hence, with the rising acceptance and improved healthcare infrastructure, increasing mental health awareness is also driving the overall market across the North America region.

American Addiction Centers and Suicide Survivor Kevin Hines Launch Video Series for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 4:06pm

In a five-part video series with American Addiction Centers, he is sharing his story to raise awareness about suicide and mental health.

Key Points: 
  • In a five-part video series with American Addiction Centers, he is sharing his story to raise awareness about suicide and mental health.
  • Addiction and substance use are some of the most common risk factors for suicide.
  • Kevin and his wife have also l aunched a foundation that invests in the most promising research, programs and interventions for suicide prevention and brain/mental health.
  • American Addiction Centers is a leading provider of inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services.

Canopy Children’s Solutions Partners with Baptist Memorial Health Care to “Illuminate Hope” on World Mental Health Day

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 4:00pm

Canopy Childrens Solutions (Canopy), alongside Baptist Memorial Health Care, is excited to Illuminate Hope Hope Takes Flight on World Mental Health Day on October 10, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Canopy Childrens Solutions (Canopy), alongside Baptist Memorial Health Care, is excited to Illuminate Hope Hope Takes Flight on World Mental Health Day on October 10, 2020.
  • Baptist Memorial Health Care is proud to join with Canopy Childrens Solutions on World Mental Health Day to help raise awareness of mental health issues and resources, said Caitlin Hayden, system community outreach senior coordinator for Baptist Memorial Health Care.
  • ABOUT CANOPY CHILDRENS SOLUTIONS: Canopy Childrens Solutions is Mississippis largest and most comprehensive nonprofit provider of childrens behavioral health, educational and social service solutions.
  • ABOUT BAPTIST MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE: One of the countrys largest not-for-profit health care systems, Baptist Memorial Health Care offers a full continuum of care to communities throughout the Mid-South.

According to Mental Health Index: Employees' Ability to Focus Attention and Complete Tasks Down 31%

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:08pm

According to the Mental Health Index: U.S. Worker Edition , sustained attention, the driver of task completion, is down 31% in August when compared to February pre-pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • According to the Mental Health Index: U.S. Worker Edition , sustained attention, the driver of task completion, is down 31% in August when compared to February pre-pandemic.
  • Now is the time for employers to implement programs and support systems to combat the stigma and discrimination that often comes with mental health conditions."
  • The brain assessments used to compile the Mental Health Index were taken weekly from February 3 to August 30, 2020.
  • Total Brain is a mental health and brain performance self-monitoring and self-care platform that has more than 950,000 registered users.

Accolade Introduces First Employer Health and Benefits Solution that Integrates Employee Mental and Physical Healthcare

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Accolade (NASDAQ: ACCD), a personalized health and benefits solution for employers, health plans and their members, announces a new solution that integrates mental and physical healthcare for better employee health and reduced healthcare costs.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Accolade (NASDAQ: ACCD), a personalized health and benefits solution for employers, health plans and their members, announces a new solution that integrates mental and physical healthcare for better employee health and reduced healthcare costs.
  • The new Mental Health Integrated Care solution is in partnership with Ginger , the leader in on-demand mental healthcare.
  • Accolade addresses physical health needs, including member medication adherence and barriers to physical and mental health, and collaborates with the member's primary care physician.
  • "Accolade Mental Health Integrated Care is a comprehensive solution for employers to manage the combined effects of physical and mental health issues in their populations and based on decades of research demonstrating positive impact on health outcomes and cost-savings."

Sharecare tapped by Amazon to deliver trusted health and well-being information through Alexa

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:30pm

The collaboration between Sharecare and Alexa builds upon the digital health company's commitment to democratize the availability of trusted health information and engage consumers in improving their well-being through innovations in voice technology.

Key Points: 
  • The collaboration between Sharecare and Alexa builds upon the digital health company's commitment to democratize the availability of trusted health information and engage consumers in improving their well-being through innovations in voice technology.
  • "As the digital landscape of consumer health information grows increasingly crowded, determining the credibility of that information also can be challenging to navigate," said Dawn Whaley, president of Sharecare.
  • "For nearly a decade, Sharecare has partnered with more than 180 trusted health organizations as part of our mission to help people easily access the latest scientifically validated information to support their overall well-being.
  • Sharecare is the leading digital health company that helps people no matter where they are in their health journey unify and manage all their health in one place.