DEFINING THE PHRASE: Accountable Care Organization

What is an Accountable Care Organization? Use of the term Accountable Care Organization (ACO) was first noted in 2006 and, by 2009, it was widely understood in the healthcare community. An ACO is a group of healthcare professionals (physicians, hospitals, private practices, etc.) that voluntarily merge into a single entity in order to provide the … More DEFINING THE PHRASE: Accountable Care Organization

Quick Change: How one hour each week can protect you from depression.

About Behavioral Health Professionals, Inc.: Established in 2002 and headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, BHPI is a Managed Behavioral Health Organization offering behavioral health services through a fully integrated network of world-class healthcare providers.  Our emphasis is on adding value for our customers by offering expert behavioral care management, medical coordination,  chronic behavioral condition management.  We are … More Quick Change: How one hour each week can protect you from depression.

Depression Screening: Diagnosis is the First Step

There are a number of free online mental health screening tools available to help diagnose common conditions. BHPI has a Depressive Symptoms Screening Tool and other resources for mental wellness available on our website. Often, these tests are a simple and efficient way to determine whether one has symptoms consistent with a mental health condition. … More Depression Screening: Diagnosis is the First Step

STRESSED OUT: Understanding Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety and anxiety disorders are more common today than ever before. Modern life provides ample reason to feel anxious, and while occasional anxiousness is unavoidable, when it does not go away or gets worse over time, it may be cause for concern.  With high levels of uncertainty caused by the ever-changing economic and political landscapes and the constant stream … More STRESSED OUT: Understanding Anxiety Disorders

The Understated Value of Emotional Intelligence

Often cited in lists of key traits of leaders, emotional intelligence is a soft skill, commonly understood as the ability to recognize and manage one’s emotions and those of others. It may sound overly simple, but emotional intelligence is complex and subtle, with three important competencies inherent in the definition. First, is emotional awareness which is defined as … More The Understated Value of Emotional Intelligence

COPING SKILLS: The Stages of Loss and Grief

About Behavioral Health Professionals, Inc.: Established in 2002 and headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, BHPI is a Managed Behavioral Health Organization offering behavioral health services through a fully integrated network of world-class healthcare providers.  Our emphasis is on adding value for our customers by offering expert behavioral care management, medical coordination, and behavioral disease and chronic behavioral … More COPING SKILLS: The Stages of Loss and Grief