Behavioral Health News

CBH Appoints Jeff Brown as Chief Growth Officer

Community Behavioral Health (CBH), under the umbrella of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), announced that Jeff Brown has joined the organization as chief growth officer. Bringing more than 35 years of...

Governor Wolf Extends COVID-19 Regulatory Suspensions

CBH would like to inform providers that Governor Tom Wolf recently signed Act 30 of 2022 into law, which temporarily extends the suspension of certain regulatory provisions under the COVID-19 disaster declaration until Monday, October 31, 2022. Reference: Suspended...

Department of Human Services MyCOMPASS Text Message Alerts

CBH encourages providers to inform members that they can receive text messages with important updates about their benefits from the Department of Human Services (DHS) through their MyCOMPASS account. This is an easy way for Members to receive in-the-moment news and...

Philadelphia Public Health Alert: Risks of Xylazine Use and Withdrawal

CBH encourages providers to review the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s alert about the use of xylazine, a veterinary anesthetic and analgesic that has been increasingly found in samples of street drugs throughout Philadelphia. Reference: PDPH Health...

DBHIDS Heat Safety Policy Update

As the warm weather returns, DBHIDS has released an updated heat safety policy. Along with this policy, a collection of flyers, resources, and checklists is included. The policy itself contains safety requirements for the following DBHIDS-funded programs: Residential...

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