behavioral health engagement

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.

5 things to know about rising pediatric flu death toll

Forty-one influenza-associated pediatric deaths have occurred during the 2018-2019 flu season, reported to CDC as of Feb. 16, according to CDC’s most recent FluView report.

Compliant to FTC accuses Facebook of exposing users’ sensitive health data in groups

A complaint was filed with the Federal Trade Commission accusing Facebook of misleading its users regarding the private nature of closed Facebook groups and exposing users’ sensitive health data

Adolescents using cannabis are at increased risk for depression

Adolescents using cannabis are at an increasing risk of depression and are more likely to attempt suicide in adulthood.

Bipartisan Policy Center suggests better integration of clinical, behavioral health data in EHRs

A report from the Bipartisan Policy Center probes into the reasons for- and remedies to- the fact that mental and behavioral health data are poorly integrated with clinical information in electronic health records.