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  • Beacon Health Options Wins Seven Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Communications

    November 28, 2016

    Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a national leader in behavioral health management, announced today that it received a total of seven awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (ACMP), the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts and the eHealthcare Leadership Awards. The awards were received in the print, advertising, social media and special events categories.…

    Beacon and The Evidence for Stigma Change

    November 16, 2016

    We’ve seen major advancements in American behavioral health care since the Community Mental Health Act of 1963, yet little has changed in the way mental illness and substance use disorders are stigmatized. Despite better treatment options, stigma remains a barrier to care, and for many, meaningful participation in society. Dr. Clarence Jordan, Beacon’s Vice President…

    How Beacon is Combating the Opioid Addiction Crisis

    November 16, 2016

    2 million Americans are addicted to prescription opioids Opioid overdose is now the #1 cause of accidental death in America Opioid-related deaths have increased 200% since 2000 Nearly 80% of people with opioid addiction do not receive treatment Wait lists for treatment can be a year long Beacon’s Clinical Philosophy Opioid addiction is a chronic…

    The State of Mental Health in America, 2018

    November 2, 2016

    The number of American adults with a mental health condition is more than the populations of New York and Florida combined. And though more Americans have access to services today, most of us still lack access to care. These are just a few of the latest facts and figures from Mental Health America (MHA), the…

    Beacon Bikes for Mental Health Advocacy: 30 Days… 2,000 miles… 100 Percent Awesome – A Journey to Raise Awareness

    September 7, 2016

    On Friday, September 16, Beacon Health Options (Beacon) employees, friends and family, will embark on the Awesome Beacon Bike Ride, a 2,000-mile cycling journey from Boston to Miami. Throughout the 30-day trip, riders will serve as “spokes” men and women to raise awareness about the stigma surrounding mental illness. Beacon is also sponsoring the ride…

    Addressing Depression: A Workplace Strategy

    August 3, 2016

    The workplace community is a great place to educate employees about mental health issues like depression. Beacon is ready to help you create and maintain a healthy, help-seeking culture at your workplace, and improve the identification and treatment of depression among your employees and their family members. Our Depression at Work initiative will help you…

    Surveying Your Organization’s Resilience

    August 2, 2016

    How has your organization weathered adversity or challenging situations? More importantly, how prepared is your organization for challenges yet to come? Take our survey to assess your organization’s resilience development needs, and get key insights into: How your core culture supports individual and organizational resilience How your organization has responded to adversity How prepared your…

    Beacon Health Options Earns ISO Certification for Information Security Management

    July 14, 2016

    Certification demonstrates the company has achieved the most demanding IT security standards for support of its business processes Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s leading behavioral health management company, announced today the company has earned the prestigious ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for Information Security Management System. The certification is the most widely recognized set of standards for…

    15 Consecutive Years and Going Strong: Beacon Health Options Sponsors NAMI National Convention Welcome Center

    July 6, 2016

    Beacon Health Options, a national leader in behavioral health management, today announced it is proud to once again sponsor the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) National Convention, which runs from July 6-9 in Denver. This event marks the company’s 15th consecutive year as the sponsor of the convention’s Welcome Center. The theme of the…

    Workplace Well-being Programs

    June 28, 2016

    Beacon understands the important role that culture has in supporting health and well-being. When coupled with environmental support, individual actions can lead to powerful change. Beacon has developed health and wellness education resources for program leaders that are easy to roll out and easy to integrate with any existing programs. These support tools can help…