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Substance Use

In the mental and behavioral health field and with the rise in addiction rehabilitation facilities, addiction management EHR systems like PIMSY are critical in providing comprehensive care for clients struggling with substance use disorders. Effective rehabilitation EHR systems are crucial in case management, treatment planning, crisis management, and coordinating care among multiple providers. 
PUBLISHED ON: February 2, 2024

Moral Reconation Therapy

Mental health and substance use represent significant challenges within our society, impacting millions of lives every day. To address these issues, various therapeutic techniqu…
PUBLISHED ON: August 24, 2022

MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy

2017 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to MDMA for PTSD. Ultimately, this made it the first psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy…
PUBLISHED ON: August 14, 2020

42 CFR Part 2

While almost every EHR on the market offers HIPAA security & safeguards, not all of them provide the functionality to support 42 CFR Part 2. For many Substance Use facilitie…
PUBLISHED ON: August 3, 2020

EHR for Substance Use

Not sure what to consider when looking for an EHR for substance use? Trying to determine if a mental / behavioral health EHR is right for your substance use agency? What is an E…
PUBLISHED ON: July 31, 2020

EMR for Substance Use

Benefits of Using an EMR for Substance Use Have you considered an EMR for Substance Use at your agency? When it comes to collecting client data and documenting treatment protoco…
PUBLISHED ON: October 18, 2019

EHR Document Queue for Mental + Behavioral Health

In the digital age, having an EHR document queue in your practice management software is essential! Remember when, back in the day, you would place paperwork in a tray,…
PUBLISHED ON: October 17, 2019

PIMSY Mental Health EHR Bed Management

With PIMSY’s EHR bed management module, you’re able to track and manage your beds & rooms, as well as other resources needed for services. Some services require the…
PUBLISHED ON: October 26, 2018

What are the Most Common Substance Use Disorders in the US?

Substance abuse and dependence are combined under the category of ‘Substance Use Disorders’ in the latest edition of the DSM. These occur when the recurrent use of a substance c…
PUBLISHED ON: October 4, 2018

What Does a Substance Use Facility Need in an EHR?

When it comes to substance use treatment, it’s important to understand what does a substance use facility need in an EHR? An EHR is instrumental in fostering better care coordin…
PUBLISHED ON: October 3, 2018

How are Substance Use Disorders Categorized in the DSM-5?

How Substance Use Disorders are Categorized in the DSM-5 The current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) has combined the prior categori…
PUBLISHED ON: October 3, 2018

4 Misconceptions About Addiction and Substance Use

While the term addiction might conjure up stereotypical images of certain demographics or substances, addiction, and substance use don’t discriminate against age, gender, or soc…
PUBLISHED ON: June 26, 2018

Seniors and Addiction: The Silent Epidemic

Under-Diagnosed Addiction and Substance Use When looking at who is affected by addiction, those age 65 and up are the group most often under-diagnosed. According to the Office o…