All posts tagged “behavioral health”

Virtually Confronting the Behavioral & Mental Health Crisis

The influence of telehealth and the built environment in today’s mental healthcare climate

In 2021, on the first day of February, my family of four became a family of three. Liam, my 15-year-old son, had the world at his feet; a great student, boy scout, multi-sport athlete, kind friend, leader, amazing big brother and an energetic soul. Despite the endless list of reasons to love his life, he made the decision to end it. Read More …

Ground Broken for Behavioral Health Expansion in El Paso

Ground has been broken on a new addition to Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital in El Paso, Texas for Acadia Healthcare Company Inc. Read More …

Free Behavioral & Mental Health Toolbox Expands Resources

The Center for Health Design has expanded the Behavioral & Mental Health Toolbox with new resources. Each toolbox contains a library of Center staff-curated content – research findings, expert insights, strategies, tools and other useful resources connecting the built environment to better health outcomes and reduced cost of care. Read More …

Meeting Growing Behavioral Health Needs with Comprehensive Facilities

Over the past several years, there has been increased investment in behavioral health services, including traditional inpatient treatment and emergency psychiatric services. This is due, in part, to the Affordable Care Act, which expanded the requirement for insurers to cover mental health needs.

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Progressive, Modernized Behavioral Health Facility to Serve Detroit Area Communities

Henry Ford Health System and Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. have formed a joint venture to address the growing, unmet need for accessible, high-quality behavioral health services in Detroit, Michigan and the surrounding counties. Read More …

New Era of Healthcare Underway at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center – Aberdeen Campus

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health recently marked the beginning of construction of its 60-acre Aberdeen campus, Maryland, with a flag raising ceremony supported by the American Legion Post #39 Honor Guard and UM UCH’s spiritual services and grounds team. Read More …

Groundbreaking Held for SoundMind Behavioral Health Hospital

SoundMind Behavioral Health Hospital LLC has broken ground on a 55,000-square-foot facility in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma for general and geriatric inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services. The hospital, which will serve patients with acute mental and behavioral problems, including dementia, has been designed Read More …

Design-Build Team Delivers Behavioral Health Center in Bay Area

Completed in early 2020, the new West County Behavioral Health Center, located northeast of the San Francisco, California Bay area in Contra Costa County, is a two-story, standalone clinic that expands the scope of services offered by the West County Health Center. Read More …

Behavioral Health: Balancing Comfort & Safety

With an increased focus on the physical environment needs of recovery-based treatment, today’s behavioral health designs are more seamlessly blending safety, security and durability features with the requirement for calming, pleasant and therapeutic designs. Read More …

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