Sep 30, 2017 · A person's real-life social network is a crucial indicator of social health. It pertains to the ability to form positive and supportive relationships with peers. Here, you see a tie-in with mental and physical health. Lack of friends can lead to depression, which can cause physical health-related symptoms.
Dec 07, 2017 · Right now, a behavioral health patient with Medicaid in North Carolina sees a mental health provider, but care often “stops at the neck” and the patient’s physical health needs can go unaddressed. Under the vision outlined by the General Assembly and by the Department of Health and Human Services, that’s going to change profoundly.