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What’s the Next Innovation in Mental Health?

September 21, 2017 | Innovation | Comments

Rashida Asante-Eccleston

Communications Associate

Most people with mental illness or substance use disorders do not receive treatment. How will we respond? How can we meet the challenges we face in a volatile health care environment? What does the future hold for mental health? These questions were the foundation of Tackling Mental Health Through Innovation, a series of panels and […]

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A landscape with depressions, steep hills, and gaps

September 18, 2017 | Veterans | Comments

Dr. Anthony Hassan

CEO, Cohen Veterans Network

This post first ran on the Cohen Veterans Network and can be accessed here. On September 27 and 28, the second annual Cohen Veterans Care Summit will be taking place at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. The Cohen Veterans Network is pleased to be a co-host and leader of numerous sessions this year at […]

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CMMI: Look to CCBHCS – They are a Building Block

Chuck Ingoglia

Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Practice Improvement

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) is interested in developing and deploying an alternative payment model for people living with behavioral health conditions. To do this, they convened the Behavioral Health Payment and Care Delivery Innovation Summit. It is encouraging to see CMMI’s attention on this important issue. A model already exists that, […]

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Resilience: Paving the Road to Recovery

Sarah Flinspach and Tracy Gnadinger

Recovery can mean many different things for many different people. At the National Council for Behavioral Health, we believe that recovery encompasses so much more than a 12-step program; it’s an everyday commitment to health. “Recovery must be the expectation – not the exception – for every individual who experiences active addiction,” wrote Tom Hill, […]

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Legalized Cannabis 2.0: Learning from Experience in Denver

September 7, 2017 | Uncategorized | Comments

Drew Lovejoy

Communications Associate, National Council for Behavioral Health

Four hundred behavioral and physical health providers, state officials and public health scientists gathered in Denver last week for the first annual National Cannabis Summit. Hosted by the National Council, Advocates for Human Potential and the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network, the summit took a unique view of cannabis legalization: what are the health benefits […]

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