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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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Behavioral Health Hampered in Adopting Health IT, Survey Finds

June 25, 2012
Washington, DC, June 25, 2012—Behavioral health organizations in the U.S. are committed to improving patient care through the “meaningful use” of health information technology (HIT), but face considerable barriers in adopting electronic health records (EHRs) and other technological advances, according...
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Behavioral Health Hampered in Adopting Health IT, Survey Finds

June 25, 2012
Washington, DC, June 25, 2012—Behavioral health organizations in the U.S. are committed to improving patient care through the “meaningful use” of health information technology (HIT), but face considerable barriers in adopting electronic health records (EHRs) and other technological advances, according...
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Pilot Program Demonstrates Measurable Benefits for People with Schizophrenia

March 8, 2012
EVIDENCE-BASED TOOLS HELP IMPROVE DAILY FUNCTIONING AND INCREASE TREATMENT TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY March 8, 2012 – Washington, D.C. – People with schizophrenia report improved functioning after participating in a new, evidence-based clinical program, according to results announced today from a...
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