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National Council Hosts Mental Health First Aid Briefing On Capitol Hill

May 26, 2016
On Tuesday, May 24, Mental Health First Aid instructors and champions addressed a packed room on Capitol Hill to share stories about how Mental Health First Aid has saved their life, or the lives of others in their communities. For...
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National Council Issues Template Comments on Medication-Assisted Treatment Rule

May 26, 2016
New proposed rules from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) aim to increase access to opioid use disorder treatment while reducing the opportunity for medication diversion. SAMHSA included within the proposed rule specific questions for stakeholders from...
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The Story of Two Mothers

May 3, 2016
This post is adapted from comments shared at the Atlantic Summit on Mental Health and Addiction held on April 12 in Washington, DC. View a full summary of the event, including video of the event, here. I want to tell you...
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The Story of Two Mothers

May 3, 2016
This post is adapted from comments shared at the Atlantic Summit on Mental Health and Addiction held on April 12 in Washington, DC. View a full summary of the event, including video of the event, here. I want to tell you...
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Behavioral Health: It’s Hot on the Hill

March 17, 2016
Last week at National Council Conference 2016, I spoke about the past ten years and the tremendous progress we have achieved together. In Washington, we are in the midst of the most proactive and important public policy shift in over...
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House Democrats Introduce Mental Health Reform Bill

February 4, 2016
Democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee introduced their own version of mental health reform legislation this week. The bill, which spans nearly 300 pages, touches on many parts of the US mental health system. The bill’s authors...
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