March 17, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
Many people have come forth to reveal that the Affordable Care Act saved their lives. All of this has raised questions about the early death of persons with mental health, substance use, and intellectual development and disability conditions.
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.
Bob Ferguson, director of Jaywalker Lodge, created his business and clinical model to address the unique needs of those in early recovery and those who have had multiple treatment episodes in their past.
In less than two years since joining Sinai Health System, Kathe Dellacecca has made major strides in reshaping the way behavioral health services are delivered in some of Chicago’s most underserved urban areas.
The 2016 Behavioral Healthcare Champions Award recognizes four individuals who have been nominated for their dedication, courage, inspiration and excellence in their roles as executives of behavioral health organizations.
The 2016 Behavioral Healthcare Champion Awards honor CEOs and executive directors of behavioral health organizations whose leadership, business achievements and professionalism inspire excellence. Submit your nomination by May 20!
April 3, 2016 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD
This year, the president, the congress, state governments, counties, cities, and the courts are aligned in one direction. They all recognize that we need to reform our current practices related to jail and prison incarceration.
Because 2016 coincides with a presidential election, national issues will be framed in extreme and simple terms leading to some confusion. Recognize how the issues interact with each other, especially for today's behavioral health leaders.
With the clarion cry, “Our destination is dignity,” they set out across the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The Destination Dignity March proved to be a landmark event in the annals of American mental health.