Check out the tremendous list of sessions at the 2015 National Council Conference. The curriculum will continue to evolve, so visit often.
It’s Never Too Early
Early identification and ongoing treatment of youth showing symptoms of first episode psychosis helps organizations and families avoid many hurdles down the road. You don’t want to miss this unique opportunity to develop a comprehensive strategic care plan for your organization.
How Trauma-Informed Are You?
Take a deep dive into how your policies, practices and procedures that affect people who have experienced trauma. Join the 2015 Trauma-Informed Care Learning community to develop and implement evidence-based practices over one year.
NEW YEAR, NEW MILESTONE
300,000 people have now been trained in Mental Health First Aid. With your continued help, people across the country will learn how to provide help to the 1 in 5 Americans living with mental illness and/or addiction.
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Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel has mastered the art of controversy. In a recent piece, Why I Hope to Die at 75, he talks about his plan to eschew regular prostate screenings, colonoscopies, even the flu shot, and to accept only palliative treatment, but not curative treatment for diseases, he may acquire, like emphysema or cancer. The […]
Last Friday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner announced that she will be leaving her post in February. A former hospital executive and Virginia health secretary, Tavenner was appointed interim head of CMS in 2011. Two years later, on a vote of 91-7, she became the first CMS Administrator to win Senate confirmation since 2006.
“The death rates for eight of the 10 leading causes of death have decreased significantly, but not for the 10th leading cause–suicide…I’m adding my voice to a growing chorus determined to make suicide a national priority.” Linda Rosenberg, January 14, 2014 Whether we work in suicide prevention, or play leadership roles in behavioral health care, […]
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