Austen Riggs Center’s Centennial Conference Featured in Psychiatric News – Part 5
Psychiatric News Senior Reporter Mark Moran attended the recent Austen Riggs Center Centennial Conference and has authored three pieces related to the conference in their October 18 issue, and an additional two in their November 1 issue.
Below is a link to the fifth piece.
“Treatment that promotes recovery, not merely crisis stabilization, is the generally accepted standard of care for treatment of mental and substance use disorders, according to a district court ruling this year in the landmark case David Wit, et al., v. United Behavioral Health (Psychiatric News). Yet internal company documents show that financial considerations consistently influenced decisions about authorization of care for the plaintiffs, said attorney Caroline Reynolds, Esq. She spoke about the ruling at a conference celebrating the 100th anniversary of The Austen Riggs Center last month in Stockbridge, Mass.” Read more.