Archive for September 2019

How to Tackle the 3 Barriers to Behavioral Health Care

More than half of Americans with a mental health condition do not receive treatment. This is true for Blue KC members as well – nearly 20 percent of our members have a behavioral health condition and close to half don’t receive treatment. Treatment and intervention for behavioral health conditions has evolved significantly over the past…

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Six Signs to Identify a Behavioral Health Condition

Behavioral health conditions are increasing with each generation and are prevalent at home, in the workplace, at schools and within the community. While these conditions share similar signs and symptoms it can be very difficult to identify them. These conditions present themselves in behaviors and attitudes that may be uncomfortable to address with yourself or a…

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What is Behavioral Health?

When we think of “health,” we tend to focus on the more visible and physical attributes. When one says, “I’m healthy” they’re likely speaking within the context of being free from illness, living an active lifestyle or eating nutritiously. Although these elements are important to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, there’s another category of health that…

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A Force for Good: Highlighting the Well Stocked Partners

Have you joined the fight against hunger? September is Hunger Action Month – a time when Americans join hands with the Feeding America network of food banks to battle hunger and spread awareness. At Blue KC, we’re determined to help by increasing access to nutritious food in underserved areas of the city through our Well…

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