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Furthering President Kennedy’s Vision: An Interview with Patrick Kennedy

October 23, 2013
As we mark the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the landmark Community Mental Health Act of 1963, Patrick Kennedy, behavioral health’s great champion, has launched The Kennedy Forum to honor the legacy of his uncle and to create...
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Furthering President Kennedy’s Vision: An Interview with Patrick Kennedy

October 23, 2013
As we mark the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the landmark Community Mental Health Act of 1963, Patrick Kennedy, behavioral health’s great champion, has launched The Kennedy Forum to honor the legacy of his uncle and to create...
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It Takes an Icon to Change the Culture

September 12, 2013
Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and the National Council share a similar goal: improve the emotional health of youth. When mental health and celebrities are talked about together, more often than not, advocates can only cringe at the resulting...
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Congressman Ron Barber Writes Op-Ed on Access to Mental Healthcare, Mental Health First Aid

June 13, 2013
Writing in Wednesday’s issue of The Hill, Arizona Congressman Ron Barber urged his colleagues in Congress to support the expansion of mental health services in the U.S. Barber highlighted the Mental Health First Aid Act as a key example of...
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National Council’s Chuck Ingoglia on the Mental Health First Aid Bill

June 5, 2013
Chuck Ingoglia, Senior Vice President for Public Policy at the National Council for Behavioral Health, discussed the Mental Health First Aid Act of 2013 in a Care For Your Mind article published this week. In January, legislation was introduced in both the...
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White House Conference on Mental Health: What Now?

June 4, 2013
There was great attention on the White House Conference on Mental Health yesterday. People from around the nation watched the proceedings through the White House live feed. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and traditional media were ablaze. The conference wasn’t the beginning...
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