Diamond News

Happy 4th of July

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

This Independence Day, take a step back and cherish your life and the country you live in while appreciating the sacrifices people made to give us independence today.

Many wishes for a safe 4th of July!

Valley Health’s new IOP for 18+

Monday, June 25, 2018

Diane Ricci, Program Director, talks about Valley Health’s new intensive outpatient behavioral health program for adults ages 18 and up.

Our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a step down for those who no longer require the intensity of inpatient hospitalization or for individuals who require a higher level of care than traditional outpatient services provide. At Valley Health, IOP is a step up from traditional outpatient services. It is a three-hour program available Monday through Friday that offers additional support and structure for at-risk individuals.

Rural Areas Have The Highest Suicide Rates And Fewest Mental Health Workers

Friday, June 22, 2018
Stephanie Knight, Administrative Director at Fillmore County Hospital in Geneva, Nebraska - Interviewed by the The Huffington Post 

“People with mental illness will present in the ER because they don’t know what else to do,” said Stephanie Knight, a licensed independent mental health practitioner. 

2017 Spirit of Diamond winners announced

Monday, May 21, 2018
The goal of the awards are to recognize people who demonstrate the values of Diamond in a consistent and productive manner, and who embody the “Spirit of Diamond” in a way that motivates and challenges others to do their best. The awards are based off submissions received throughout 2017. 

Diamond is pleased to announce the following 2017 winners

Quality Care

The Right Partner Ensures Success in Behavioral Healthcare

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The demand for behavioral health services across the country is strong, and the business climate is primed for investment. Increased awareness of the need for mental health and addiction treatment facilities, coupled with improved reimbursement for such services, present an attractive investment opportunity with the right management partner.


Behavioral Emergency Response Team Program Excellence

Friday, April 6, 2018

On Thursday, March 22, 2018, the Behavioral Emergency Response Team (BERT) received the Program Excellence Award from Medstar Washington Hospital Center and the Board of Directors as recognition for the success of the BERT Program. The BERT Team is comprised of Registered Nurses, Social Workers and Mental Health Technician to respond in a supportive manner to all areas of the hospital for patients who are showing signs of psychiatric crisis or acute behavioral health symptoms.

Deena Tampi, Joins Diamond as Executive Vice President, Clinical Services

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Deena Tampi, MSN, MBA-HCA, RN, is an accomplished leader with significant experience in strategic planning, operations, clinical services, fiscal management and program development. Most recently, she was the Regional Director, Behavioral Health Services, for Mercy Health in Lorain County, OH. Prior, she served as Executive Director, Behavioral Health Service Line, for Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT.