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Including Mental Health Saves Money, Improves Overall Health

October, 2014 - U.S. News & World Report - Primary and behavioral health care historically have been divided in many ways, including how doctors look at them, how medical care is coordinated and how they are paid for. A patient who has a mental health diagnosis along with a chronic illness can cost up to three times more than a patient with a chronic illness Read More

Tomorrow's Hospital Will Be 'Dynamic'

September, 2014 - U.S. News & World Report - At Carolinas, the goal is to build access to mental health screening and consults into all locations, from the hospital bedside to the ER to the doctor’s office, so emotional well-being becomes another vital sign. Read More

Warning signs can predict suicidal behavior

August, 2014 - Charlotte Observer - If a wealthy, successful celebrity like Robin Williams, who had access to the best treatment for mental illness, succumbed to depression, where’s the hope for others? Read More

Carolinas HealthCare System Mental Health Center and Telepsychiatry

June, 2014 -NPR, Charlotte Talks - Carolinas HealthCare System has always been an innovator, launching a nationally known stroke center and a massive children’s hospital. Now they’ve turned their attention to making behavioral and mental health. Read More

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VIDEO - Peer Support Specialist Delivers Message of Hope and Recovery

VIDEO - Peer Support at Behavioral Health - Davidson

Childproofing 101: Accidental Injury and Child Safety at Home


How to keep your kids out of harm’s way What do burns, falls, drownings, poisonings and suffocation have in common? They are some of the most...


Let Your Kids Earn Their Screen Time With These Printable Screen Time Tickets


Experts recommend no more than two hours of recreational screen time a day for most children ages 2 and up. But with TVs, smart phones, tablets and...


How to Introduce Your Baby to the Family Pet


Plus 10 tips from a Pediatrician about Responsible Pet Ownership Take a look inside (or outside) a typical American home, and you’ll likely find some...


This Skin Cancer Survivor Takes Sun Safety Seriously – And You Should Too


When Valerie Rutherford first noticed a brown spot on her face three years ago, she wasn’t worried about it. It was just an age spot, she thought. No...


What Is Total Joint Replacement?


Are your joints holding you back? “Oh, my (fill in the blank) is killing me.” If you use knee or hip to fill in that blank, it may be time to take...


Behavioral Health Research

Research Director at Carolinas HealthCare System Behavioral Health Participating in Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease