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Questions on Integrating Care?
The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, run by the National Council, can help with the answers.
The DLA-20 Guidebook Has Arrived
The DLA-20 Functional Assessment is a comprehensive tool for determining a client’s level of functioning in daily living activities. We are pleased to announce a new guide, by MTM Services, to support this tool: the DLA-20 Guidebook.
Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction
Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health was released on November 17. This toolkit can help you engage media, craft compelling stories and inform your community about addiction.
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As I was stepping off a flight from Nashville to Washington, DC, a clearly excited woman stopped me to tell me that she had just registered for NatCon17. She went on to explain that for her and her colleagues, the National Council conference is like going to Disney World, “There’s something special every time you […]
Congress took their first step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) last week, as both chambers passed a budget resolution that gives Congress instructions to start developing an ACA repeal package. The Senate passed the resolution first, followed by the House, and both votes split primarily along party lines. The budget resolution will permit the Congressional majority to use [...]
American adults with mental illnesses smoked about a third of the 264 billion cigarettes sold in 2015, according to a recent report. For Texas’ behavioral health treatment organizations, this was a rally cry. To move the needle, the state created Taking Texas Tobacco Free (TTTF) to help local mental health authorities reverse this grim trend […]