SafeUT report shows increased utilization and suicidal ideation amongst students
Patrick Jones | Oct 8, 2021 | Utah
Michigan’s House Health Policy Committee held a meeting last week to discuss several pieces of health-related legislation, including bills that aim to build workforce capacity and policies that would expand access to treatment for those with opioid use disorder (OUD). The committee first discussed House Bill 4316 and
Robert Sheehan is the executive director of the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHA). CMHA works to support their members in community mental health centers across Michigan by “informing, educating, and advocating for mental health, emotional disturbance, intellectual and developmental disability, and substance abuse disorder.” In this Q&A, Sheehan
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) awarded $6.9 million to the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). This grant renews a five year grant program for Oregon’s version of a Center of Excellence which started in 2011. OHWC aims to expand
Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Senate Bill 82 and House Bill 4400 on Wednesday which finalizes the $70 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 state budget. The bills allocated $31.7 billion to the Health and Human Services budget — which is around $237 million less than FY 2021. Steve Angelotti, associate director
On Aug. 13, Gov. Kate Brown announced the deployment of the National Guard to hospitals across Oregon to assist frontline health care professionals in the midst of a COVID-19 surge and staffing shortage. Shortly after, she announced a deal with medical staffing agencies to supply contract nurses to Oregon hospitals.
The Urban Institute recently released a study showing the increase in Medicaid enrollment growth rates in states across the country, due to “unprecedented” job loss and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s prohibition on disenrolling beneficiaries. The study found that Utah had the highest enrollment growth rate in the country