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Stories, thoughts, and reflections from Mental Health First Aid
December 2, 2013

‘The CPR of mental health’: Mental health first aid training…

WILLMAR — When Val Swanson took a class in mental health first aid, the lesson that hit home the most…

News
December 2, 2013

DHHS Seeks To Curb Mental Crisis ER Visits

A new Crisis Solutions Coalition meets for the first time Dec. 9 in a statewide effort to reduce the number…

News
November 26, 2013

Kevin Hines Featured in Youth Mental Health First Aid

Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor shares his story in new course film Contact MeenaD@TheNationalCouncil.org or call 202.684.3728 Washington DC (November…

Press Releases
November 19, 2013

It’s Time for a Change

We hear and see time and again stories of individuals living with schizophrenia involving struggles with keeping consistent employment, housing,…

News
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…

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