Diamond News

New Service Provides Behavioral Health “Treatment In Place” at Senior Living Facilities

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

12/9/15 (Richmond, Va) – Diamond Healthcare Corporation (Diamond), a leading provider of population health services throughout the United States, is improving the accessibility and support available to older adults with mental health needs in nursing homes and other residential care facilities.

Dr. Jonathan Lee's Clonidine addiction case poster at AAAP draws a crowd

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Dr. Jonathan Lee's poster on a Clonidine addiction case at the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) Annual Meeting and Symposium drew a great crowd in Huntington Beach, CA this month.

Some of the interactions involved the following comments:
“Clonidine is not typically associated with addictive properties”
“We use Clonidine all the time at the hospital for cancer and other pain”
“I didn’t know that Clonidine had a street value”
“Does this case really represent Clonidine addiction?”

Dalhart Senior Care Solutions featured in The Dalhart Texan

Friday, November 13, 2015

Providing Care for Senior Adults - Senior adults who suffer with mental health issues should not have to face the debilitating stresses alone, nor should they feel isolated in their condition. The caring staff at Dalhart Senior Care Solutions is ready and more than willing to provide physical, mental and emotional care to patients dealing with emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders.

Ann Belvin Earns SHRM-SCP

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Congratulations to Ann Belvin, VP Recruitment, at Diamond. Ann received the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional accreditation by meeting the experience, education and demonstrated competency and knowledge required as established by SHRM.

Christus St. Frances Cabrini Behavioral Health Unit Scores 100% on Joint Commission Survey

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Congratulations to the Behavioral Health team at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, LA for soaring through their Joint Commission Survey.

"Our team was great and we passed the Joint Commission Survey with 'zero' – yes, that’s right, 'zero' deficiencies," stated Nicole Beer, Program Director.

The 18-bed unit serving adults ages 18– 62 opened in December of 2013 and has been open for just under two years. This was the first full accreditation survey by Joint Commission in this timeframe.

Decatur Opens New 20-bed Inpatient Unit for Seniors

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Diamond is pleased to celebrate the partnership and opening of a new 20-bed inpatient behavioral health nursing unit for seniors at Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH) in Decatur, Ill. The newly remodeled 13,000 square foot nursing unit is designed specifically for adults ages 55 and over who are experiencing a wide range of emotional, social and behavioral issues that affect the healthy function of their daily lives.

National Depression Screening Day

Thursday, October 8, 2015

October 8, 2015 is National Depression Screening Day. Diamond programs across the nation are in the community on this very important day armed with depression information on identifying risk factors and depression screening tools. Screenings are important in all areas of health whether for high blood pressure, diabetes or depression. A quick, easy and confidential way to determine if you may be experiencing depression is to take an online mental health screening.