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Stories, thoughts, and reflections from Mental Health First Aid
November 11, 2013

Parity Expands Veterans Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Access

Jeannie Campbell, Master Chief Petty Officer, ret. serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the National Council for Behavioral Health.…

News, Veterans
October 23, 2013

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

As we mark the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the landmark Community Mental Health Act of 1963, Patrick…

News
October 23, 2013

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

As we mark the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the landmark Community Mental Health Act of 1963, Patrick…

News
October 23, 2013

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

As we mark the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the landmark Community Mental Health Act of 1963, Patrick…

Mental Health First Aid, News
September 12, 2013

It Takes an Icon to Change the Culture

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and the National Council share a similar goal: improve the emotional health of youth.…

News, Youth Mental Health
August 28, 2013

Lady Gaga’s Born Brave Bus Tour Back on the Road

National Council Partners with the Born This Way Foundation to Promote Mental Health Media Contacts Meena Dayak, National Council, meenad@thenationalcouncil.org,…

Press Releases
July 18, 2013

Mental Health First Aid Added to Federal Registry of Evidence-based…

Mental Health First Aid Added to Federal Registry of Evidence-based Programs Contact MeenaD@TheNationalCouncil.org or call 202.684.3728 Washington DC (July 17,…

Press Releases
June 13, 2013

Congressman Ron Barber Writes Op-Ed on Access to Mental Healthcare,…

Writing in Wednesday’s issue of The Hill, Arizona Congressman Ron Barber urged his colleagues in Congress to support the expansion…

News
June 5, 2013

National Council’s Chuck Ingoglia on the Mental Health First Aid…

Chuck Ingoglia, Senior Vice President for Public Policy at the National Council for Behavioral Health, discussed the Mental Health First…

News
June 4, 2013

White House Conference on Mental Health: What Now?

There was great attention on the White House Conference on Mental Health yesterday. People from around the nation watched the…

News
June 25, 2012

Behavioral Health Hampered in Adopting Health IT, Survey Finds

Washington, DC, June 25, 2012—Behavioral health organizations in the U.S. are committed to improving patient care through the “meaningful use”…

News
June 25, 2012

Behavioral Health Hampered in Adopting Health IT, Survey Finds

Washington, DC, June 25, 2012—Behavioral health organizations in the U.S. are committed to improving patient care through the “meaningful use”…

News

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