The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) is the unifying voice of America’s community mental health and addictions treatment organizations. Together with our 2,000 member organizations, we serve our nation’s most vulnerable citizens — more than eight million adults and children living with mental illnesses and addiction disorders. We are committed to ensuring all Americans have access to comprehensive, high-quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery and full participation in community life.
A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) association, the National Council for Behavioral Health’s mission is to advance our members’ ability
to deliver integrated healthcare.
Mental Health First Aid
1 in 5 Americans has a mental illness and many are reluctant to seek help or might not know where to turn for care. The symptoms of mental illness can be difficult to detect — even when friends and family of someone who appears to be developing mental illness can tell that something is amiss, they may not know how [...]
National Council Awards of Excellence 2014
The National Council Awards of Excellence — comprising the Inspiring Hope, Advocacy Leadership, and Impact awards — honor the achievements of individuals with mental illness and addiction disorders; the clinicians and treatment teams that care for them; the advocates and leaders who tell their stories to educate and encourage community support; and the organizations that […]
Members of the National Council for Behavioral Health are healthcare organizations and healthcare management entities offering treatment and supports to more than 8 million adults and children living with mental illness and addiction disorders. Membership is organizational and the benefits of membership extend to all staff and board members in an organization.
May 5-7, 2014 in Washington, DC @ Gaylord National Resort National Council Conference (NatCon14) Post by National Council for Behavioral Health. Get a taste of the National Council conference… …through past program books. 2013 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring Patrick Kennedy, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin 2012 Conference in Chicago, […]