November 30, 2016 Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
I am sure that you were shocked by the outcome of our recent national election. Now that we all have had several weeks to gain some perspective, I would like to offer the following about our path forward.
November 18, 2016 Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Rosalynn Carter’s Annual Behavioral Health Policy Symposium addressed many of the issues that we work on today: parity, care access, integrated care, peer support, community participation, stigma and more.
The surgeon general’s report on alcohol, drugs and health is significant because not only is it the first ever report on addiction from the top federal health advocate, it’s also a document that reflects the culmination of significant changes in the national dialog.
Our newly created Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare has established a fund to support not-for-profit organizations with a proven commitment to enhancing behavioral healthcare. Submit your grant application today!
October 28, 2016 Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
We salute President Obama for convening the task force, the task force itself for producing a very well-reasoned action report in a very short period of time, and the Kennedy Forum for serving as the clarion voice of advocacy.
As police officers continue to respond to people experiencing mental health crises, it is imperative that service providers work with law enforcement officials in a population health approach to crime.
October 16, 2016 Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
This election not only will determine who will become our next president, but also who will represent us in the Senate and House of the U.S. Congress, as well as in our state, county, and city offices. All of these officials will play important roles in setting our future course.