National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Skip to content National Council for Mental Wellbeing
Find a Provider
National Council for Mental Wellbeing logo
Stay connected to the latest news, thought leadership and resources for the behavioral heatth community, brought to you by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing.

Putting Addiction into Focus: A Podcast with Tom Hill

January 7, 2021 | Addiction Treatment | Comments
Image related to Putting Addiction into Focus: A Podcast with Tom Hill

Nicholas Addison Thomas

Director of Content Marketing for the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

In a new episode of Behavioral Health Today, a podcast by Triad Behavioral Health, host Graham Taylor, PhD, sat down with the National Council’s senior advisor for addiction recovery, Tom Hill, MSW.

Read More  

Share on LinkedIn

Harm Reduction: Essential Now and Always

Image related to Harm Reduction: Essential Now and Always

Shannon Mace, JD, MPH

Senior Practice Improvement Advisor for the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

As communities across the U.S. face entirely new experiences of social isolation, grief, economic instability and diminished hope about the future, overdose incidents are steadily increasing.

Read More  

Share on LinkedIn

Integrating SUD Services – Sustaining Progress in Challenging Times

October 22, 2020 | Addiction Treatment | Comments
Image related to Integrating SUD Services – Sustaining Progress in Challenging Times

Aaron Williams, MA

Integrated Health Consultant for the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent fight for racial justice have both highlighted and exacerbated existing gaps and inequities in our criminal justice and health care systems.

Read More  

Share on LinkedIn

Recovery Homes Build a Following, but There’s Plenty of Room to Grow

Image related to Recovery Homes Build a Following, but There’s Plenty of Room to Grow

William Glanz

Senior Writer at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Stories of recovery like Korey McCreery’s are less common than they could be because widespread adoption of the recovery housing model among state governments remains elusive.

Read More  

Share on LinkedIn

Reflections on Recovery – A Recovery Month Luncheon Preview

Image related to Reflections on Recovery – A Recovery Month Luncheon Preview

Nicholas Thomas

Director of Content Marketing at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Every September, the nation comes together to recognize the impact of recovery during National Recovery Month. As a thought leader in behavioral health care, this observance is an opportunity for us to further amplify the importance of connecting people to care that leads to life-long recovery.

Read More  

Share on LinkedIn

Trauma-informed, Recovery-oriented Systems of Care: Transforming Care One County at a Time

August 10, 2020 | Addiction Treatment | Comments
Image related to Trauma-informed, Recovery-oriented Systems of Care: Transforming Care One County at a Time

Aaron M. Williams, MA, and Sarah Flinspach

Senior Director, Training and TA for Substance Use, and Project Manager, Trauma Practice Area

To improve substance use disorder services and supports and create a more unified and cohesive system of behavioral health care, gaps between services must be eliminated and service provision must be responsive to a clients’ unique needs and experiences of trauma.

Read More  

Share on LinkedIn

Language and Stigma

July 20, 2020 | Addiction Treatment | Comments
Image related to Language and Stigma

Tom Hill

Senior Advisor, Practice Improvement & Consulting

The Society of Behavioral Medicine’s calling for change in the naming of our federal institutions serving addiction shows how much power language has in contributing to or reducing stigma.

Read More  

Share on LinkedIn

Time to Give Alcohol Issues the Attention They Deserve

Image related to Time to Give Alcohol Issues the Attention They Deserve

Tom Hill

Senior Advisor of Practice Improvement

When we all headed home in March under COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, we could feel a collective sense of fear and apprehension about the unknown: How would we manage and for how long? We knew that, despite the wonders of technology to help us stay connected with one another, a sense of isolation could stir feelings […]

Read More  

Share on LinkedIn

From Fighting Fires to Fighting for Others

Image related to From Fighting Fires to Fighting for Others

Nicholas Addison Thomas

Director of Content Marketing, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Each year, through our Awards of Excellence program, we honor select individuals who are using their strengths to help peers on their road to recovery. We are proud to recognize Jeff Avery, a peer support specialist for Johnson County Mental Health Center in Kansas, with the Peer of the Year Award for his invaluable contributions […]

Read More  

Share on LinkedIn

Adolescent Vaping: The New National Addiction Crisis

January 30, 2020 | Addiction Treatment | Comments
Image related to Adolescent Vaping: The New National Addiction Crisis

William Glanz

Senior Writer

A new form of substance use has grown dramatically in the last year and threatens the health of adolescents. Despite significant progress to reduce tobacco use and nicotine dependency among the general population – and among individuals with behavioral health conditions who smoke at almost double the national rate – vaping has rapidly become a […]

Read More  

Share on LinkedIn
1 2 3 4 7