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5 Things To Do Before Hiring Your First Therapist
Wed, 06/17/2020

If you are ready to make the leap from sole-provider to multiple-providers, then congratulations!  But we know it can also be a little scary.  Read on to see five things to consider before you take the plunge and hire your first therapist.

Reopening Your Behavioral Health Practice After COVID-19
Thu, 05/14/2020

With more and more states deciding to reopen businesses, you may be wondering when it would be safe to begin seeing clients face-to-face again, and what safeguards to keep in place if you do.  This post covers the most common approaches and recommendations.

Pros and Cons of Listing Your Fees On Your Website
Wed, 04/22/2020

There are lots of opinions all over the web on this topic: is it better to list your therapy fees online, or not to disclose them until you've had a chance to connect with a potential client?  This post goes over some thoughts to consider for either approach.

Coronavirus and Mental Health in the US
Thu, 04/02/2020

According to a new poll, as reported on in The Washington Post, nearly half of the people in the United States feel that the coronavirus is harming their mental health, this according to a tracking poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation.  Read more to see how you and your clients can better cope with the heightened conditions of life in quarantine.

News: Telehealth HIPAA Rules Temporarily Relaxed
Wed, 03/18/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic caught almost every country off guard, and the United States was no exception.  As we are told to "just stay home" and "avoid people", our healthcare providers aren't given that luxury. To make matters worse, patients with behavioral or mental health issues are likely to be affected more strongly during this national emergency.  To help, the US government (via the office of HHS) has announced that they are effectively waiving some HIPAA rules for telehealth / telemedicine communications. 

Using Telemedicine and BHC To Minimize Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Sat, 03/14/2020

Unfortunately, it looks like the threat of coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) is here for the foreseeable future.  And although most people experience mild symptoms and recover normally, you may want to use the simple (and convenient) solution of telemedicine and BHC to protect yourself, your other clients, and your staff.

Mobile Presence For Your Practice? We Can Help
Tue, 03/03/2020

Are you missing out on potential clients by not offering a mobile presence (responsive web site, app, etc)?  If so, Behavioral Health Connection is here to help.  Studies show that mobile visitors will quickly leave a web site if it is not mobile-friendly.  Read on to see how we can help you bring in more clients through their mobile devices.