Make your voice heard on Capitol Hill
1,000+ behavioral health executives, administrators, board members, consumers, and community stakeholders will join us May 7, 2014 in Washington, D.C. for the National Council’s Hill Day 2014.
For the first time, this year Hill Day is integrated with the National Council Conference. Hill Day participants have the opportunity to attend conference workshops on federal behavioral health policy, followed visits with their elected officials to advocate for better resources for mental health and addictions treatment.
Use the links in the sidebar to learn more and register!
Get Ready for Hill Day: Coffee Break Webinars
Download our short Coffee Break webinars, designed to give you a sneak peek of the events and help you prepare for your Hill visits:
- Hill Day: Our Most Important Advocacy Tool walks you through the day’s events, what you should expect, and why Hill Day is our nation’s largest, most effective advocacy opportunity for the mental health and substance use field. Download slides and recording.
- How to Get Your Way in Washington shares tips and tricks for effective congressional meetings to ensure your asks are heard. March 18, 3:30-3:45pm eastern. Download slides and recording.
- What Can We Achieve Through One-on-one Advocacy briefs you on the talking points for our major policy asks, including substance abuse treatment funding, the Excellence in Mental Health Act, and more. March 25, 3:30-3:45pm eastern. Download slides and recording.
Check out our FAQs for answers to the most common questions. You can also email Kirsten Reed at KirstenR@thenationalcouncil.org.
Looking for info on last year’s Hill Day?
Click here to view the webcast, fact sheets, and presentations from Hill Day 2013.