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Connections Health Solutions Announces Laura Buckley as Chief Operating Officer

Connections Health Solutions, the leading innovator in immediate-access behavioral health crisis care, today announced the addition of Laura Buckley as Chief Operating Officer.

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Mental Health Crisis Teams Aren’t Just for Cities Anymore

Dr. Margie Balfour is an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Arizona and an administrator for Connections Health Solutions, an Arizona agency that provides crisis services.

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EP #1129: Mental Health Crisis? Call 988 with Margie Balfour, M.D., Ph.D

Lisa is joined by Margie Balfour, M.D., Ph.D., psychiatrist, and Chief Clinical Quality Officer at Connections Health Solutions, the leading innovator in behavioral health crisis care.

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Arrest Deflection Helps Thousands in Pima County Seek Treatment

In an interview with Green Valley News touching upon the vitality of “arrest deflection” in the circumstances of providing those undergoing mental health crises with appropriate treatment, Dr. Margie Balfour shares her perspective.

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A New Mental Health Crisis Phone Number: 988

Dr. Margie Balfour touches upon the importance of the 988 mental health crisis line on RadioMD’s Mindful Medicine podcast.

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Overcoming Challenges in Launching 988 Mental Health Hotline

In a podcast interview with Consultant360, Dr. Margie Balfour provides insight to the soft launch of 988.

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988 is The New Mental-Health Crisis Hotline. Here’s What You Need to Know

In an interview with TIME touching upon the transformative potential that 988 has for the future of mental-health crises services and care Dr. Margie Balfour provides her perspective.

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988 Hotline Goes Live as the New 911 for Mental Health

Dr. Margie Balfour of Connections Health Solutions discusses the importance of investing in crisis services as mental health crisis demands steadily increase with Bloomberg News.

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Tucson's crisis response system is gold standard in mental health care

Dr. Margie Balfour and Sgt. Jason Winsky of the Tucson police department discuss how collaborative approaches to responding to behavioral health emergencies are effective and how Tucson’s crisis response system is known as the gold standard in mental health care.

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988: The New Mental Health Crisis Number

The Mentally Together podcast covers the launch of 988, warning signs to look for and the future of mental health care with Dr. Margie Balfour of Connections Health Solutions.

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A Look at the 988 Soft Launch

Dr. Margie Balfour of Connections Health Solutions reviews the soft launch of 988 in a column she authored for Psychiatric Times.

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New 988 Suicide Hotline: Hope or Hype?

Dr. Margie Balfour of Connections Health Solutions discusses the launch of 988 with Psychiatric Times.

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Crisis Response Center Starts Mental Health Treatment Early, Successfully Partners With Community

Dr. Margie Balfour and Sgt. Jason Winsky of the Tucson police department discuss how collaborative approaches to responding to behavioral health emergencies and starting treatment immediately can lead to patient and community success.

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