Browsing: behaviorial health


Integrating Physical and Mental Social Determinants of Health

BY REBECCA PEREZ, MSN, RN, CCM Behavioral healthcare in the United States falls perilously short of being a functional, effective system. Mental health and substance use disorders (MH/SUD) are universally categorized as behavioral health disorders, and this label will be used throughout this article (Knutson, 2021). Currently, available services are underfunded,…

Legacy Leaders

A Conversation With Tara N. Adams, LCSW, CCM

BY ANNE LLEWELLYN, MS, BHSA, RN, BC, CCM, CRRN Each month in the Legacy Leaders column, we meet a case management leader recommended by one of the past presidents of CMSA. The goal is to share information on up-and-coming leaders in case management who have contributed to the practice of case…

Opioid Crisis

Legislation in Action Dealing with the Opioid Crisis

BY JENNY QUIGLEY-STICKNEY, RN, MSN, MHA, MA, CCM, ACM-RN, CPHM, THERESE M. QUINN, RN, BSN, CRRN, CCM, JD, LAURA CURTIN, RN, MSN, AND AMY CHARTIER, MSN, BA, RN-BC The CMSNE Public Policy Committee developed our 2020 poster entitled “Opioid Legislation in Action for Professional Case Managers” as a follow-up to our 2018-2019 poster, “Legislation…