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  • Beacon Health Options Awards nearly $1.5M to Southwest and North Central WA Providers to Support Behavioral Health

    July 23, 2021

    Grants Will Help Develop Recruiting and Retention Programs to Strengthen the Workforce VANCOUVER, Wash. – July 26, 2021 – To help address critical behavioral health workforce shortages, Beacon Health Options is granting nearly $1.5 million to essential community providers in the Southwest and North Central regions. Providers will use the funds to retain current staff…

    Hispanic/Latino communities lead telehealth visits for mental health services during COVID-19

    July 14, 2021

    While telehealth helped bridged some gaps, Anthem’s State of the Nation’s Mental Health data showed significant differences continued among communities of color INDIANAPOLIS—July 14, 2021—The Hispanic/Latino community was the most engaged in telehealth for mental health visits in 2020 – adopting the technology more than any other ethnic or racial group, according to a new…

    Beacon Health Options Teams Up with Oui Therapeutics to Reduce Member Suicide Attempts

    July 13, 2021

    Beacon uses telehealth to help change members’ thoughts about suicide Boston – July 13, 2021 – Beacon Health Options will be working with Oui Therapeutics and its affiliate Vita Health to reduce member suicide attempts via early identification and telehealth.  The national suicide rate has increased steadily from 2009 to 2018, making suicide the 10th…

    Beacon Health Options Names Dr. Neil Leibowitz Chief Medical Officer

    June 1, 2021

    Boston – June 1, 2021 — Beacon Health Options, a leading behavioral health services company, announced today that Neil Leibowitz, MD, JD has been named Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Leibowitz will oversee Beacon’s medical functions and the development and implementation of clinical strategies and programs. “Dr. Leibowitz brings 20 years of medical, digital health, product…

    Beacon Health Options provides needed relief for those caught in twin pandemics of opioid use disorder and COVID-19

    January 21, 2021

    Extends grants to non-profits with $125,000 in additional funding Boston, January 21, 2021 – – COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on the U.S. economy, our healthcare system and individuals across our nation. Yet, there is another issue that is affecting Massachusetts, and much of the country; and while it is not currently garnering the…