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Advocating for access to high-quality mental health and addiction services for all. We'll also keep you informed and involved along the way.
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National Council 21m
5 years after the Sandy Hook shootings, behavioral health care advocates are still fighting to secure proper funding for key mental health reforms passed in the wake of the tragedy. []
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Quoting the National Council, called for $1 billion dollars to be added to the federal budget so the U.S. can enhance and expand behavioral health services while effectively fighting the opioid epidemic.
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Mental health affects everyone, even famous actors, musicians, and comedians. You are not alone.
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NAMI 24h
Have you ever felt that images in media coverage meant to represent mental illness were inaccurate or offensive? Join the on 12/19 at 7pm ET and speak up about your experiences. Follow to view the questions.
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We're throwing it back on this to Change Champion Award winner , who pledged to help bring training to 250,000 New Yorkers within 5 years. Nominate someone for our Awards of Excellence today:
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Tobacco use continues to drop among teenagers, with just 17% of surveyed students saying they've smoked cigarettes at least once. In the 1990s, that figure topped 50%. []
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SwopeHealthServices 4h
Mark Miller is a fantastic ambassador for community health and a great advocate for mental health. We’re very proud to have him on the team!
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The problem of tobacco dependence in people with behavioral health disorders is often overlooked, but one intensive program is tackling this dilemma head-on. []
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MentalHealthFirstAid 5h
We're in the throes of the holiday season, and if you're feeling less than jolly--that's okay. Join us on 12/21 for a chat on staying happy and healthy this time of year.
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National Council 6h
There's only one place where you can hear speak with 5,000 of your peers. is the most fun learning experience you'll ever had. Don't miss out:
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River Edge 6h
Good news: treatment works and recovery is possible. Central Georgians: call 478-803-7700 for help.
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National Council 6h
There were more than 33,000 -related deaths in 2015 alone, and many of the people who die from a prescription overdose are diagnosed with chronic pain or a psychiatric condition within a year of their death.
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The could be the catalyst for bipartisanship cooperation on Capitol Hill. "Here, with a drug epidemic that affects every corner of society, America finds itself set against an indisputably common enemy."
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MO Coalition of CBH 22h
One of our own advocating for one of initiatives! The Show Me state continues to do just that. Thanks for representing just how important (and great) CCBHCs can be, Mark and !!
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National Council 22h
National Council members are on the ground advocating for services every day! Mark Miller of went to Capitol Hill yesterday to espouse the positive impact Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics have had in expanding addiction services.
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National Council 23h
. has waived the co-pay on Naloxone, a drug commonly used to reverse opioid overdoses, as a way to help combat the opioid crisis.
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National Council 24h
We're excited to participate in the on 12/19 at 7pm ET! is hosting the discussion, in partnership with , , , and .
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Nick Szubiak Dec 13
Are you in an integrated care environment treating chronic pain?  Check out this FREE training and support opportunity!     
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National Council Dec 13
More than 50% of psychiatrists only accept cash payments to bypass low reimbursement rates. “We have about a third the number of psychiatrists that most estimates say we need.” - National Council Medical Director []
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MentalHealthFirstAid Dec 13
The antidote for isn’t “tit-for-tat joy,” writes . “It’s other people being alive and present which spawns true joy.” In fact, people value human interaction more than receiving material items.
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