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Psychiatric Services Editor Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H., and Podcast Editor and co-host Josh Berezin, M.D., M.S., discuss key aspects of research recently published by Psychiatric Services. Tune in to learn about the latest mental health services research and why it is relevant. Topics include community-based treatment programs, collaborative care, evidence-based treatment and service delivery, criminal and social justice, policy analysis, and more.

Dec 4, 2023

Andrew D. Carlo, M.D., M.P.H. (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago) joins Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss the insurance acceptance rates of psychiatric practitioners compared with other medical disciplines.

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 01:04     Background and Motivation
  • 02:46     Data Set...

Sep 15, 2023

Eliza Hallett, M.S., (Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon) joins Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss the challenges faced by staff and behavioral health service providers, including low wages, traumatic work environments, low wages, and physical and administrative infrastructure.

  • Workforce crisis in...

Aug 4, 2023

Henry Chung, M.D., (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York City) joins Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss the differences between the collaborative care model and the colocation model, and the impact on Medicaid costs and utilization, for the treatment of patients with depression.

  • Chung interview...

Jun 28, 2023

Joseph Parks, M.D., joins Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss guidelines for clinicians on how to deal with the increased prevalence of drugs adulterated with fentanyl and similar potent fentanyl analogs.

MDI publications can be found here.

  • Parks interview [00:53]
  • The National Council for Mental Wellbeing [01:21]

May 12, 2023

Eric P. Slade, Ph.D., joins Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss the complex and often confusing world of dual eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid coverage when it comes to mental health services, in particular Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs), a type of Medicare Advantage plan designed around those eligible...