Dive into the intricate web of conflicting healthcare incentives. Dr. Wang explains how health economics guides resource allocation for better outcomes.
PCORI’s Dr. Chue brings to light the complexities & challenges of conducting research, engaging stakeholders, and implementing findings in real-world settings.
Dr. Motley studies emerging black males & females with mental illness compounded by racism & violence. They need support systems & a chance for upward mobility.
Dr Herndon, former Medicaid CMO: challenges faced to improve mental health care for emerging adults. Better support systems for their transition to independence
About McLean Hospital. Referrals, COVID impact, capacity, stigma. Still need more resources & shift towards treating mental health on par with physical health.
Exploring Youth Clubhouses, drop-in centers for youth in recovery from/at risk for substance use disorders, focusing on access, partnerships, & peer support.
COAST, a 24/7/365 access program in upstate NY, offers access to med-assisted treatment & wraparound services for substance use & mental health concerns
Dr. Joel Hudgins muses on up and downstream changes to Peds ED for emerging adults with mental illness. Higher numbers & acuity, too few beds, services, & staff
Matt Neil, teacher, offers a hopeful story. Not focusing on mental health per se but on belonging and inclusion in a typically lonely time – high school.