Encompassing mental health conditions and substance use disorders, behavioral health is a key component of whole health. At Anthem, we believe a comprehensive approach is needed to address the behavioral health needs of our communities.
Dr. Nancy Norman, MPH, on Connecting the Dots Between Behavioral Health and Housing
Medical Director of Integration Dr. Nancy Norman, MPH, discusses the connections between behavioral health and safe/affordable housing, insecure housing and homelessness, and how Anthem is increasing access to housing and behavioral healthcare to improve outcomes.
Wendy Farmer on Compassionately and Effectively Responding to Behavioral Health Crises
Crisis Solutions Leader Wendy Farmer discusses how behavioral health crises are currently addressed and the importance of developing crisis systems to reduce stigma, provide effective behavior health crisis interventions, and improve the health of communities.
Dr. Jessica Chaudhary on Covid-19, Behavioral Health, and an Alarming Rise In Suicide
Medical Director Dr. Jessica Chaudhary discusses the alarming rise in suicide ideation, the behavioral health conditions that put people at greater risk, and the connection between public health crises and whole health.