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Beacon Summit Promotes Resilience at Every Level

Recently, Beacon Health Options offered a summit titled “Resilience: Multi-level Thriving.” Our guest speaker was Joel Bennett, PhD, President of Organizational Wellness & Learning Systems (OWLS), a consulting firm that specializes in evidence-based wellness and e-learning technologies to promote organizational health and employee well-being. Dr. Bennett gave a great presentation on how to increase organizational…

A Culture of Recovery: Beacon Health Options Peer Services

You may have heard of peers, or individuals who have lived experience with mental illness or substance use disorders and are specially trained to help others move forward on the path to recovery. Peers engage, educate and empower members and their families to connect with support services, community resources and advocacy assistance–and at Beacon, they’re…

Beacon and The Evidence for Stigma Change

Dr. Clarence Jordan demonstrates Beacon’s Thought Leadership initiative through his participation in developing a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, The Evidence of Stigma Change. The report outlines evidence-based strategies to reduce stigma in the areas of structural, public and self-stigma and the impact on reducing individuals’ likelihood of obtaining appropriate…

Beacon is a Long-Time Supporter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness

Beacon has been a long-time supporter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Like Beacon, NAMI is dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Our work with NAMI is an integral part of our mission to advocate for mental health care, reduce the stigma attached with seeking…

Recovery to Practice Study

Beacon’s Jacquelyn Pettis contributed to the study of recovery-oriented care. Click here to read the study.