Archives for Perspectives

Quartet’s 2023 Year in Review

Our 2023 Annual Report is here!   Our report highlights the many milestones we’ve achieved in the past year, allowing […]

Scaling our Strategy

I am humbled and excited to serve as Quartet Health’s new CEO, with Anay Patel elevating to COO and Puneet […]

A Year of Transformation

2021 was a transformative year for Quartet Health, with a steadfast focus on how we can continue to help more […]

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Better Together: Joining Forces to Make Speed to Quality Care a Reality

One of us, Puneet Singh, is a business leader from an immigrant family, who’s spent years as a caregiver for […]

Announcing Quartet’s Next Stage of Growth

This past summer, early in my tenure as CEO of Quartet Health, I awoke to dozens of missed calls from someone […]

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Why Is It So Hard To Find A Therapist?

In our new series, The Business of Therapy, we set out to answer the most common questions about therapy, accessing care, […]

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The Sandwich Generation

I’m feeling the squeeze. The special kind of pressure that women like me, in their 40’s, are experiencing. We’re parenting young […]

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Let’s Talk About Self-Care, Really

Many of us, especially in this unprecedented time, have heard the term “self-care” buzzing around. Perhaps it has been suggested […]

World Bipolar Day: Celebrating, Honoring, and Recognizing Lived Experiences

In honor of World Bipolar Day, I interviewed three participants who each have a bipolar disorder diagnosis. Some responses have […]

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While Balancing It All, Don’t Forget Your Basket

You know those times, when you plan to prepare a meal and you want to make a quick run to […]

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Diagnosis with a Side of PTSD

The howling of my baby boy in a heap on the floor is what finally did it. I’d just dropped […]

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Embodying Kindness

It was my junior year of college when I had my first major bout of depression. It was the year […]

Partner Spotlight: Centene on Behavioral Health Care in a Post-Pandemic World

Quartet Health partnered with Centene Corporation in 2019 to bring behavioral health care to patients in need. Recently, we expanded […]

Anxiety Meds, and How I Realized I Needed Them

I started taking anti-anxiety medication about a month ago, and I have never felt better. This year has been tough […]

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Quartet Stands in Solidarity with the AAPI Community

At Quartet, we are alarmed at the rise of racist and violent attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) […]

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Increasing Mental Health Care Access for Black Americans

Black History Month is a time for remembrance, reflection, and reckoning in the United States. It’s a time to celebrate […]

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Honored to Join the Quartet Team

2020 was a challenging year in so many ways. It was a year that brought stress, worry, and problems in […]

2020 Impact Report

2020 Impact Report

2020 was the year of the “new normal” for Quartet. A new normal of working remotely – at home and […]

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Growing Our Mission

Quartet exists to help people with mental health conditions get the care they need. Our mission is more important than […]

Giving and Going Beyond in 2021

Every year at the end of November and throughout December there is often a large outpouring of support to others […]

Having a Hackathon in 2020

The product and technology teams at Quartet have had a hackathon every year for the last few years. Our hackathon […]

Invisible Disability and Self Advocacy

I was born with 100% hearing loss in my left ear and 20% hearing loss in my right ear. I […]

Mental Health Advocacy and Equity for d/Deaf Patients

In consideration of the complexity of the d/Deaf identity, the deaf community will be referred to as “d/Deaf” to conceptualize […]

Redefining Wellness as Company Culture

At Quartet, we work every day to make it easier for people to get the mental health care they need.  […]

On Masculinity and Intimacy

When we hear “men” and “intimacy”, what often follows is “romance” or “family.” Western society in particular expects men to […]

Thank You for Your Service: From The Lens of A Military Spouse

2!…3!…4!…4!…8!…Who Do We Appreciate? Two states, three moves, four cities, four children, and eight years to date — this has […]

A Conversation for Everyone

Storm systems come and they go. Some are loud and thunderous, lasting for days, while others blow over quickly. Growing […]

Building a Brand that Prioritizes Our Patients

You may have noticed our  look has changed a bit. Not just because we wanted a more vibrant color. In […]

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A Guide to Quartet’s Different Teams and Their Functions 

Learn about our different departments and the impact you can have.

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Why Quartet is Making Election Day 2020 a Paid Holiday

At Quartet, we want to make sure that everyone who can vote, does vote. And it starts with us.

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How Attitudes on Mental Health are Changing Across LatinX Generations

Mental health conditions do not exist in the LatinX community – or so we’ve been told.

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In the Shadow of COVID-19, Mental Health Help Can’t Come Soon Enough

The psychological pressures that Covid-19 has brought have triggered what amounts to a secondary pandemic for millions of Americans. We need a mental health care overhaul.

Quality Mental Health Care, Wherever You Are

Quality Mental Health Care, Wherever You Are

At Quartet, we know that mental health care isn’t one size fits all.

Quartet Chief Mental Health Officer Robert Accordino Gives TEDMED Hive Talk

What if a key to improving access to mental health care actually is technology? Quartet Chief Mental Health Officer Robert […]

Provider Spotlight: Sara Makin, Founder, Makin Wellness

Sara Makin, M.S.Ed., NCC, LPC, is the founder of Makin Wellness in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and part of the Quartet network since 2018.

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Fighting Two Pandemics: Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors and Their Mental Health Needs During COVID‑19

For some, following the stay-at-home orders for one pandemic may render them vulnerable to another: domestic violence.

Black Lives Matter

We all have a role to play to dismantle racism. Quartet’s role is to fight racism in mental health care.

My Mission Moment

Members of the Quartet Alliance for Disability (QuAD) Employee Resource Group shared their “mission moment” with each other.

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The Impact Being Black in the U.S. Has on Mental Health

Mental health manifests in the Black community as a whirlwind of constant anxiety.

Raising Our Children: Mental Health Awareness Is Part of Our Daily Routine

We asked the members of our Parents Employee Resources Group (ERG) what mental health means to them.

The 13th Warrior: What My Friend Taught Me About Mental Health

If you are a loved one of a Veteran who is suffering, you can encourage them in many ways.

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COVID Has Added Unprecedented Stress to Workers — Here’s How Managers Can Protect Their Team from Burnout

In the best of times, it is important for managers to look for signs of burnout in their team — fatigue, irritability, illness, and more. In harder times, it is critical.

It’s Stressful Out There! Have You Checked In With Your Employees Lately?

At this time, more than ever before, it is critical managers recognize that employees are people.

Take Your Own Advice- A Note to Therapists on Self Care During COVID‑19

Take Your Own Advice: A Note to Therapists on Self Care During COVID‑19

COVID-19 added a layer of complexity for mental healthcare workers, who may be experiencing their own stressors and anxieties related to the crisis.

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Care For Our Caregivers

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, what is already a challenging career has been made even more so.

Caring for Your Patients During the COVID‑19 Outbreak

Mental health providers play a key role in community response during times of crisis.

Let us rise to the occasion: Our role as organizations during COVID‑19

Some best practices Quartet put in place during COVID-19.

Black History Month at Quartet

Quartet celebrated Black History Month by focusing on the meaning of legacy.

What I’ve Learned as a Leader

I’ve learned a lot about leadership over decades working in healthcare, over my last year as CEO of Quartet my learnings have accelerated.

Quartet at Five Years

On Quartet’s fifth birthday, various team members reflect on their time at the company and how far we’ve come in realizing our vision.

The Military as a Teacher in Mental Health Care Delivery

Prior to becoming Quartet’s Chief Mental Health Officer, I was fortunate enough to be appointed to the White House Fellowship […]

It’s not all in the head: pain is a real symptom of depression

Pain is more than just a somatic symptom — it is often a leading and often missed indicator of depression.

Normalizing the patient experience

There is often a profound sense of relief when a patient realizes that they are “not the only one.”

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The price is wrong: the physical costs of behavioral health issues

Delivering health care has become too complicated. We are screening for, discovering, and treating disease more frequently; people are living […]