This Viewpoint reports on the range of policy solutions proposed to address concerns about whether the Veterans Health Administration can adequately address the challenges in meeting the need for veterans’ care, especially in behavioral health.
This Viewpoint proposes a conceptual framework for population health systems that would enable early intervention services for patients with new-onset psychotic disorders.
This pragmatic effectiveness trial finds that telemedicine-based collaborative care can successfully engage rural veterans in evidence-based psychotherapy to improve outcomes of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Bishop et al described recent trends in acceptance of insurance by psychiatrists compared with physicians in other specialties.
Cummings et al examine the availability of outpatient mental health care facilities that accept Medicaid across US counties and whether specific types of communities are more likely to lack this infrastructure.
Meara and colleagues evaluated the association between health insurance coverage expansions and use of hospital-based care among young adults with behavioral health diagnoses.
Cummings et al examine the availability of outpatient substance use disorder treatment facilities that accept Medicaid across US counties and whether counties with a higher percentage of racial/ethnic minorities are more likely to have gaps in this infrastructure.
Wen et al examine the effect of state-level substance use disorder (SUD) parity laws on state-aggregate SUD treatment rates and the effect of recent federal SUD parity legislation.
This longitudinal cohort study examines suicide attempt risk factors, methods, and timing among soldiers currently deployed, previously deployed, and never deployed.
This cohort study investigates the characteristics and predictors of pretest probability of psychosis onset in individuals undergoing clinical health risk assessment.
Alegría and coauthors examine whether the DECIDE intervention improves activation, self-management, engagement, and retention in behavioral health care.
This nonrandomized trial compares the effects of an intervention comprising manual-guided sessions on health care engagement and health information technology use vs usual care on self-reported substance use and depression.