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Jul 20, 2020, 16:02 ET New Directions partners with Shatterproof to offer addiction learning modules

New Directions Behavioral Health today announced it now offers its clients Shatterproof's Just Five online learning modules on addiction and...


Jun 16, 2020, 09:34 ET New Directions offers a new mental health program for high school students

New Directions Behavioral Health today announced the launch of WellConnect Teens, a student assistance program for high school students. Now...


Jun 03, 2020, 12:57 ET New Directions opens emotional support line to anyone needing mental health resources in light of recent events

New Directions Behavioral Health today announced it has opened a 24/7 emotional support line for anyone needing help to cope with current events,...


May 06, 2020, 14:31 ET New Directions ramps up emotional support services amidst COVID-19 pandemic

New Directions Behavioral Health, which supports millions of individuals and families with mental health and substance use services, is stepping up...


Jan 16, 2019, 09:03 ET New Directions Behavioral Health wins EAP contract for United States Postal Service

New Directions Behavioral Health today announced it has been awarded the contract to provide its Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to the United...


Jan 07, 2019, 09:00 ET New Directions enhances treatment for Opioid Use Disorders with pilot programs in Florida

New Directions Behavioral Health has announced two Florida partnerships with Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla. and Gateway Community...


Jul 25, 2018, 10:00 ET New Directions Behavioral Health moves to Sprint campus in Overland Park

New Directions Behavioral Health announced plans to move its headquarters from Kansas City, Missouri to the Sprint campus in Overland Park, Kansas....


Jun 26, 2018, 10:16 ET New Directions partners with Talkspace, adding online therapy to its offerings

New Directions Behavioral Health has announced a partnership with Talkspace, which offers online text, voice and video messaging therapy. Through...


Sep 19, 2017, 10:30 ET New Directions Behavioral Health Names Three New Executives

New Directions Behavioral Health (New Directions) has expanded its executive team. To support growth, the health care company announced several...


Sep 07, 2017, 10:49 ET New Directions Behavioral Health Shares Resources to Prevent Suicide

Every day in America, 117 people die by suicide and more than 225 people seriously consider it. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for...


Aug 29, 2017, 12:48 ET New Directions Behavioral Health Offers Emotional Support to Gulf Coast Community

New Directions Behavioral Health (New Directions), which manages mental health services for several regional health plans, is offering emotional...


May 04, 2017, 13:16 ET New Directions Behavioral Health Delivers New Resources for Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month. 1 in 4 Americans will have a diagnosable, treatable mental health condition sometime in their lives, yet only 44 percent...


May 01, 2017, 14:30 ET New Directions Behavioral Health Announces New CEO

The board of directors of New Directions Behavioral Health has named Lee Tuveson as the next president and chief executive officer, effective May 1....


Feb 15, 2017, 10:00 ET New Directions partners with national coalition to improve psychiatric emergency care

New Directions Behavioral Health announced that it has partnered with the Coalition on Psychiatric Emergencies, a group of more than 30 national...


Feb 08, 2017, 13:00 ET New Directions Behavioral Health steps up to stop the opioid epidemic

The opioid epidemic has been called the worst drug crisis in American history, destroying lives across the nation and cutting across lines of age,...


Nov 29, 2016, 01:30 ET New Directions to Host Mental Health and Substance Abuse Symposium in Florida

More than 150 Florida doctors, therapists, hospital leaders and behavioral health executives will gather Dec. 2 in St. Augustine for a one-day...


Sep 20, 2016, 11:00 ET New Directions Behavioral Health Hires Four New Medical Directors

Rapid customer growth over the past several years has sparked expansion for New Directions Behavioral Health (New Directions), a company that helps...


May 03, 2016, 12:41 ET NCQA Awards Accreditation Renewal to New Directions Behavioral Health

New Directions Behavioral Health announced today that it has again earned full Managed Behavioral Health Organization (MBHO) Accreditation from the...


Apr 26, 2016, 10:30 ET New Directions Behavioral Health Hires Aron Halfin As Chief Medical Officer

New Directions Behavioral Health (New Directions) has named Aron Halfin, M.D., as its chief medical officer. Halfin will lead the company's care and...


Feb 16, 2016, 02:30 ET New Directions Behavioral Health CEO Announces Retirement

New Directions Behavioral Health president and CEO Dr. John Quick announced today that he will retire at the end of 2016. Dr. Quick has served as...


Jan 26, 2016, 11:30 ET Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, New Directions Behavioral Health and Washington Regional Primary Care Clinic Partner to Advance Integrated Care

An innovative, 24-month pilot program aimed at integrating behavioral health and primary care is underway at an Arkansas primary care clinic. The...


Dec 08, 2015, 11:54 ET New Directions Behavioral Health Awarded URAC Accreditation Renewal

New Directions Behavioral Health® (New Directions) announced today that it has received a full, three-year accreditation renewal for Health...


Nov 17, 2015, 10:37 ET Program Launched to Help Universities Tackle Soaring Mental Health Demand

Rates of anxiety and depression among college students in the U.S. have risen rapidly in the past decade. Students are showing up at college...


Sep 28, 2015, 02:42 ET Behavioral Health Care Company Announces New Board Chair and Vice Chair

The Board of Managers of New Directions Behavioral Health® (New Directions) announced the election of Jim Bailey to the position of Board Chairman...


Aug 31, 2015, 10:53 ET Research Project for Breast Cancer Survivors Promotes Healthy Weight, Lifestyle

An innovative, yearlong research project to determine whether a healthy weight and lifestyle can improve the quality of life for breast cancer...