Our insights connect us
and demonstrate our commitments

We reflect on our experiences to expand our skills and knowledge, inform future projects and help advance the profession. These white papers share some of that expertise.

Special Issue:


Enhance 2018: Longevity Issue

We see ourselves at the center of conversations and exchanges that make our profession what it is today. See how our insights engage these conversations, then join us — and help shape the world.


Previous issues:

[ENHANCE] 2016

[ENHANCE] 2015

Investing in Behavioral Health for Better Outcomes:

Value-driven facility improvements to promote more effective care

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Supporting the Psychosocial Needs of Cancer Patients through Design:

Designing to support patient control, privacy, dignity, and hope

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Avera Behavioral Health Center: A 5-Year Post Occupancy Study:

Design tactics and strategies scrutinized as facility’s prominent profile, open environment succeeds in changing image of mental health care

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Enhancing Mental Health Care Delivery:

Changing the image of mental health care through design solutions

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Every Space Is A Learning Space:

Encouraging informal learning and collaboration in higher education environments

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Child-Adolescent Mental Health: Using Sensory Environments to Help Patients Discover a New Reality:

An examination of design strategies to influence pediatric patient care and outcomes

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Improving Safety and Care through Smarter Design in Secure Treatment Facilities:

Using open, softer environments to encourage behavioral change and reduce need for restraints and seclusion

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Nursing Units and Communication:

Considering the built environment’s impact on social support and job satisfaction

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