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How Atlanta Can Learn from One Community’s Mental Health Response

Connections Health Solutions team members contribute to a special report investigating how one community is improving its response to mental health calls.

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How Tucson is helping police response to 911 Calls

Dr. Margie Balfour, Chief Quality Officer, and Gary McGinnis, Recovery Support Specialist Manager, contribute to a special report by Atlanta’s 11 Alive recognizing the importance of collaboration and how police in Tucson are helping respond to 911 calls.

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Taking Action Against the Rising Mental Health Crisis: Efforts From Health Plans, Congress, and More

Connections Health Solutions CEO Colin LeClair and Dr. Margie Balfour, Chief Quality Officer, contribute to a story in The American Journal of Managed Care recognizing current efforts to address the growing mental health crisis.

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Exile on Oak Street

Dr. Margie Balfour provides perspective for a story on homelessness and mental health in Phoenix for PHOENIX Magazine.

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Making Connections

Dr. Margie Balfour and Sergeant Jason Winsky of the Tucson police department discuss how mental health professionals and law enforcement work together to get individuals in mental health crisis the care they need in this video interview for Psychiatric Times.

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988 Is the New 911 for Mental Health

Dr. Margie Balfour discusses 988 on the Consultant360 podcast.

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Tips For Successful Collaboration With Law Enforcement During Mental Health Crises

Dr. Margie Balfour and Sgt. Jason Winsky discuss the importance of collaboration in mental health with Psych Congress Network.

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Tucson Shares Blueprint for Crisis System Success

Dr. Margie Balfour discusses the structure of Tucson’s crisis care system with the Psychiatric News.

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Connections Health Solutions Welcomes New Medical Director

Connections Health Solutions, the founder and national leader of immediate-access behavioral health crisis stabilization, announced that Theresa Costales, M.D., has been appointed to serve as the Medical Director of the organization’s Phoenix facility.

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Crisis Response Center Expanding & Adding Services to Meet Demand

Connections Health Solutions’ CEO Colin LeClair and Chief Clinical Quality Officer Dr. Margie Balfour share an overview of the CRC and recognize the importance of creating better access for patients with Arizona Daily Star solutions reporter Caitlin Schmidt.

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The Current State of Crisis Care

Dr. Margie Balfour discusses the current state of crisis care in a Mental Health Minute video feature with the Psychiatric Times.

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Connections Health Solutions Expands Leadership Team

Connections Health Solutions, the founder and national leader of immediate-access behavioral health crisis stabilization, announced additions to the leadership team and the board of directors to support the organization's growth initiatives.

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Psychiatric Services from Pages to Practice Podcast

Connections Health Solutions’ Chief Clinical Quality Officer Dr. Margie Balfour and Sergeant Jason Winsky of the Tucson Police Department discuss their paper and the importance of collaboration between police and clinicians in behavioral health.

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Connections Health Solutions Selected by Arizona Complete Health® to Operate Crisis Response Center in Pima County

Connections Health Solutions, the founder and national leader of immediate-access behavioral health crisis stabilization, has been selected by Arizona Complete Health-Complete Care Plan to operate the Crisis Response Center in Pima County.

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Dr. Margie Balfour Featured in The University of Arizona Health Sciences Connect

Connections Health Solutions’ Chief Clinical Quality Officer Dr. Margie Balfour recognizes what the CIT Behavioral Healthcare Professional of the Year recognition means to her and talks about the importance of collaboration in crisis systems.

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Identifying Warning Signs of Mental Health Crises & Depression

Dr. Margie Balfour connects with the team at Psych News Network to discuss the warning signs of mental health crises that everyone should be aware of as well the potential impact of 988.

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Chief People Officer’s Straight Talk with HR.com

Connections Health Solutions’ Chief People Officer Jane Lock shares trends in human resources that she believes are here to stay through 2022 and beyond.

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Chief Clinical Quality Officer Receives National Recognition

Dr. Margie Balfour, Chief Clinical Quality Officer of Connections Health Solutions, recognized as 2021 Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Behavioral Healthcare Practitioner of the Year by CIT International, a leader in the promotion of safe and humane responses to those experiencing a mental health crisis with representatives in all 50 states and several countries.

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Sonstein Sessions: Dr Margie Balfour

Connections Health Solutions’ Chief Clinical Quality Officer Dr. Margie Balfour, shares ideas on suicide prevention with Shelli Sonstein on Sonstein Sessions on iHeartRadio.

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Tucson doctor wins international award for crisis intervention work

A Tucson psychiatrist received international honors this week for her ongoing work in crisis intervention and law enforcement. Dr. Margie Balfour, chief of quality and clinical innovation at Connections Health Solutions, oversees the Crisis Respo...

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