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Spokane, September 8, 2022

Arizona addresses student and educator mental health needs with school-based programs

| Nov 5, 2021 | Arizona

In the Arizona Telemedicine Program’s webinar on Friday about school-based mental health education for rural youth last week, Jean Ajamie of the School Safety & Social Wellness team at the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) presented a comprehensive overview of Arizona’s recent statewide initiatives for student mental health.    ...[ Read More ]

Youth behavioral health services drastically strained in Texas

| Nov 5, 2021 | Texas

Behavioral health services in Texas, particularly for young people, have tremendously struggled to keep up with demand since long before the pandemic, according to Dr. Christopher Taylor, founder of Taylor Counseling Group. He says the origin of this mental health crisis for youth and young adults can be traced back...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Jerry Jenkins, COO at the Alaska Behavioral Health Association

| Jun 23, 2021 | Alaska

Jerry Jenkins has served as the Alaska Behavioral Health Association’s chief operating officer since 2018. In this Q&A, Jenkins reflects on the behavioral health challenges faced by Alaskans during the past year and shares lessons learned from the pandemic.      Channon Pedersen: If you think back to the beginning...[ Read More ]

COVID Fears Kept One in Five People With Diabetes Away From the Doctor During Pandemic

| May 27, 2021 | Michigan

A new study released in May by the American Diabetes Association® in partnership with dQ&A, finds that growing numbers of people with diabetes have not only been forced to put off needed medical care since the outbreak of COVID-19, but that alarming numbers are struggling to manage their blood glucose...[ Read More ]

Governor Ige delivers State of the State address and focuses on pandemic recovery and revenue shortfall

| Jan 25, 2021 | Hawaii

Governor David Ige delivered his State of the State address to a joint session of the legislature on Monday. In this address, he focused on Hawaii’s continued pandemic recovery and the expected revenue shortfall. He also focused on the effect that the loss of tourism has had on the state. ...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Total cost of care, Federal health policy, Pandemic innovations

| Dec 21, 2020 | Washington

Our 2021 Washington State of Reform Health Policy Conference is shaping up to be as good as ever, with sessions, keynotes, and networking opportunities for attendees that will be unique for our COVID age. We announce some unique networking opportunities for attendees next week. Registration rates go up later this week....[ Read More ]