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Police Chiefs and Community Mental Health Providers Are of “One Mind” about Mental Illness

October 17, 2016
National Council for Behavioral Health Applauds IACP Campaign to Improve Police Response to People Affected by Mental Illnesses San Diego and Washington, DC – October 17, 2016 – The National Council for Behavioral Health praises The International Association of Chiefs...
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Providence St. Joseph Health Donates Funds to Mental Health First Aid to Train Instructors and First Aiders

October 5, 2016
  WASHINGTON, DC – October 5, 2016 – The National Council for Behavioral Health is excited to announce a significant expansion in the effort to certify thousands more people in a program to help Americans better cope when mental illness strikes...
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Mental Health Association in New York State Trains 10,000th Mental Health First Aid Instructor

August 2, 2016
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 29, 2016) – The Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. trained the 10,000th Mental Health First Aid instructor in Albany, N.Y., on July 29, 2016. Mental Health First Aid, a groundbreaking 8-hour course, gives people...
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National Council for Behavioral Health Announces a Campaign to Train 1 Million Americans in Mental Health First Aid

January 4, 2016
National Council for Behavioral Health Announces a Campaign to Train 1 Million Americans in Mental Health First Aid WASHINGTON, DC – January 4, 2016 – Today the National Council for Behavioral Health is announcing a new campaign, “Be 1 in...
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Congress appropriates $15M for Mental Health First Aid

December 16, 2015
Statement by Linda Rosenberg, president and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health: The National Council thanks the U.S. Congress for including a $15 million appropriation for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in the omnibus spending agreement released last night. This...
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Tragic news from the Black Dog Ride

September 16, 2015
September 26, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement by Linda Rosenberg, president and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health We are profoundly shocked and saddened by a tragic and fatal accident that occurred Friday September 25th in Colorado during the Black...
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