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Beacon is a leader in shaping and guiding the national dialogue on behavioral health. Call us for industry perspectives, policy guidance or requests for information about our organization. We can provide you access to our behavioral health thought leaders and subject matter experts.

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Amy Sheyer AVP, External Relations
757.459.5305
Amy.Sheyer@beaconhealthoptions.com

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Shift In How We Think About Suicide Prevention Needed

February 15, 2017

Beacon Health Options 2017 White Paper promotes Zero Suicide model as best-in-class approach for suicide prevention BOSTON – Feb. 15, 2017 – Beacon Health Options’ (Beacon) latest white paper, “We Need to Talk About Suicide,” promotes the Zero Suicide model as the best approach to shift how we think about and treat suicide. Risk of…

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 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…

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…

Beacon Health Options Tees Up for the 4th Annual Stamp Out Stigma Golf Outing to Benefit the National Military Family Association

June 28, 2016

Beacon Health Options, the nation’s largest privately held behavioral health management company, is pleased to announce it will host its fourth annual Stamp Out Stigma Golf Outing on Tuesday, July 19, at noon, at the Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach. Proceeds from the tournament will go to the National Military Family Association (NMFA), which…

Beacon Health Options Renews URAC Accreditation

March 28, 2016

Beacon Health Options, the nation’s premier behavioral health management company, announced that for the 17th consecutive year, it has received a full, three-year accreditation renewal from URAC, an independent nonprofit health care accrediting organization, for its utilization management functions. It includes accreditation for Health Utilization Management (HUM version 7.2) and Core Standards (Version 3.0). To…

Beacon Health Options Wins Washington State Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization Contract

February 23, 2016

Beacon Health Options (Beacon) announced today that the Washington State Health Care Authority has awarded the company a behavioral health administrative services contract in the “Early Adopter” Southwest Washington Regional Service Area (RSA). In April 2016, Clark and Skamania counties will become the first counties in the state to provide integrated, whole-person care to Apple…

Beacon Health Options White Paper Calls for Mental Health Care Integration

January 28, 2016

Collaborative care model builds bridges between behavioral health and primary care practices to improve the health of people with mental illness Beacon Health Options (Beacon) has issued a white paper on what the evidence reveals as the most successful approach to integrating behavioral and physical health care. The nation’s premier behavioral health management company’s extensive…

Beacon Health Options Earns Multiple Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Communications

January 21, 2016

Beacon Health Options (Beacon) today announced that it has received eight awards from the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals, the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts, Strategic Health Care Communications and the Health Information Resource Center for its print and electronic communications and overall communications strategy. Beacon, the nation’s premier behavioral health management company,…