Combining human compassion with innovation to think differently about
behavioral health education, screening, intervention and treatment
We are leveraging many new innovations in care, technology and science and applying them to behavioral health "clusters." Our goal is to "think differently" about how behavioral health disorders can be prevented, diagnosed early and/or managed to improve quality of life and reduce healthcare costs. Behavioral Health Innovators, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation, incorporated in Massachusetts. We are working with industry leaders and the innovation economy to scale out a variety of solutions (evidence-based programs, digital solutions, research) to address behavioral health issues related to anxiety, depression and substance use disorder. We co-design solutions working with the students and the recovery community directly. Our intent is to disrupt the on-ramp to addiction, anxiety, depression and more.
RAMPTM Risk Addiction Mapping ProgressionTM - Our screening, education and intervention framework is meant to identify risky behaviors in everyday language, in a staged progression so that young people can identify with them earlier.
Creating scalable community and public health programs
Developing innovative solutions for prevention, assessment, early warning, and treatment of behavioral health conditions
Developing educational content and multi-channel communication campaigns
Developing digital tools (mobile apps, online communities, eLearning) for patients and/or clinicians
Focus is on creating innovative, technology-enabled solutions for education, prevention, screening, early intervention and treatment
Tracking and applying emerging science – genomics, AI, machine learning, precision medicine, digital biomarkers, virtual reality, etc.
Multimedia content and curriculum development for education of youth, families and target populations
Consumer and clinical medical education development – i.e. brain science
Education around emerging technologies & trends in behavioral health
Strategic analysis and plan development
Research on best practices, care models, patient needs
Patient journey mapping
Digital strategies for engaging patients, clinicians, communities
Patient advocacy; “beyond the pill” strategies
Convening/facilitating industry groups
Creating innovative, high impact solutions for individuals and loved ones who suffer from behavioral illnesses. Our specialties are in the area of solution development, advanced research, education, and consulting services. Our initial emphasis is focused on substance use disorder, anxiety and depression. We will be applying innovation practices from the public and private sectors to solve some of the biggest problems, learning especially from consumer-oriented industries. We also hope to be conveners and thought leaders, calling on the industry to think differently about how to help people with addictions and behavioral disorders achieve healthy lives.
Our goal is to create behavioral health solutions
based on our
six operating principles:
We are losing teens at an alarming rate to addiction. As a community, we need to find and fix the gaps. Recovery Build APG is a safe place where teens and young adults come together with their peers in recovery to build a sober life that will sustain them as they integrate into the broader recovery community.
Our screening, education and intervention framework is meant to identify risky behaviors in everyday language, in a staged progression so that young people can identify with them earlier. Given that ¾ of mental health and substance abuse issues start before age 24, more needs to be done ...
My ChoIce MATTERs Youth Summit was held at the Cape Cod Community College. 70+ students attended from local schools including: Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, Dennis-Yarmouth High School, Lighthouse Charter School, Mashpee Middle-High School, Monomoy Middle & High School and Wayside Academy.
Our interviews with 70 experts, individuals, families, and clinicians provided incredible insights for addressing the opioid epidemic from a broad industry wide perspective. Working for the Massachusetts Service Alliance, part of the Corporation for National Community Service we were tasked with identifying what was working ...
BHI partnered with Mad*Pow to co-host a solution co-design workshop with students in recovery. We wanted to understand their journeys, hear about their dreams, get insights on where interventions would have helped them earlier in the process, what triggered their decision to seek help, what they’ve gotten back now ...
BHI partnered with Drug Story Theater and the Zeiterion Theater to bring a school and community based performance to Southeastern MA. Students in recovery delivered an improv theater performance about their journey to, and recovery from, addiction. The performance led to one of the most amazing community discussions …
High School students supported those in recovery with messages of hope and inspiration. Behavioral Health Innovators invited schools and the recovery community to create artwork in any medium they chose – videos, drawings, slam poetry, photography, and more. This is a link to a video created by high school students …
Our goal is to "think differently" about
how behavioral health disorders can be
prevented, diagnosed early, and/or managed
to improve quality of life and reduce
Student Advisors One of our core values is to include youth in the design of our work. We hope to amplify their voices, understand what resonates (or doesn’t) with youth and solicit feedback, in general. These volunteers have agreed to provide feedback to make sure our programs work with their peers. We welcome their insights and energy!