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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.

4 Mistakes of New Private Practices
Tue, 02/18/2020

It's easy to make mistakes when you strike out on a new business venture, and for mental and behavioral health practitioners, this is no exception.  Read on for 4 common mistakes new therapy practices make, and how you can avoid them.

5 Ways To Save Money In Your Therapy Practice
Tue, 02/04/2020

Running a behavioral health / therapy practice can be both expensive and time-consuming, but luckily there are a variety of options out there to help stretch your dollar further without sacrificing your quality of care.  Read on to see 5 easy ways to save money.

Understanding Social Anxiety In Your Clients
Tue, 01/21/2020

At one time or another, almost all people have experienced social anxiety-- that fear or tension felt when placed in situations which require interacting with others.  In this post, we will go over how to recognize the signs and symptoms of intense social anxiety in your clients, and the best approaches to therapy.