Decluttering 101

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 … More Decluttering 101

Posing Questions: How the Socratic Method can Help Reduce Depressive Episodes

Posing questions: How Socratic method can Help Reverse a Depressive Episode Socratic method is a style of philosophical questioning, cooperative agreement,  or continual systematic probing has been used for decades in educational settings to help students dig deeper and gain a better understanding of subject matter and improve critical thinking. Named after the Greek philosopher … More Posing Questions: How the Socratic Method can Help Reduce Depressive Episodes

DEFINING THE PHRASE: Population Health Management

  DEFINING THE PHRASE: Population Health Management As modern healthcare moves from a fee for service model to population health management, we will see some changes in the way service is delivered. One of the most obvious will be the integration of primary and behavioral health care. Population Health Management (PHM) is the process of … More DEFINING THE PHRASE: Population Health Management

Predicting Depression: Is Subthreshold Depression a Precursor to Major Depressive Disorder?

  Predicting Depression: Is Subthreshold Depression a Precursor to Major Depressive Disorder? Diagnosing depression requires great attention to detail. While depressive symptoms are similar, the severity and the length of time the symptoms persist determine what type of depression a person may suffer from. According to the diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder, patients must … More Predicting Depression: Is Subthreshold Depression a Precursor to Major Depressive Disorder?

Aphasia and Communication

Straight Talk: Aphasia and Communication Aphasia is a disorder that affects a person’s ability to communicate. Brain damage, specifically to the left half of the brain, caused by injury or stroke is the main cause of this disorder. A person with Aphasia may have difficulty speaking, listening, reading, and writing, but the disorder doesn’t affect … More Aphasia and Communication

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