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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 […]
A growing number of Senate Republicans have voiced opposition to the “repeal and delay” strategy for changing the Affordable Care Act. A group of five Senators wants to give Congress more time to formulate an ACA replacement plan, as outlined in an amendment introduced on Monday. The amendment reflects continuing disagreement within the Congressional majority on a path forward, creating [...]
J. Craig Allen, MD, is a addiction psychiatrist and a member of the National Council Medical Director Institute. He is the medical director of Rushford, an addiction and mental health treatment organization in Connecticut that provides services for children, teens and adults and is part of the Hartford Healthcare system. The Department of Health and […]