Behavioral Health

Anthem plans to acquire behavioral health provider Beacon Health Options

Anthem plans to buy Boston-based Beacon Health Options, which is the country’s largest independently held behavioral health engagement provider.

Walgreens to train pharmacists in mental health first aid

The Walgreens spokesman also mentioned that the training will lead to complementing the company’s efforts to address patients with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Researchers develop blood test to determine patients’ severity of pain

Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis have developed a blood test that can determine a patient’s pain severity..

Federal, State & Locals Combined Efforts Can Combat Opioid Addiction; FDA Too Release New Guidelines Soon

Opioid addiction has now become a major cause of worry with the latest figures indicating that it is nothing short of an epidemic in America.