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Helping People and Communities Address Mental Health Challenges

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

The new Survey of Mayors, conducted by the Boston University Initiative on Cities, found that 52 percent of mayors identified mental health and substance use as their top concern. Not unemployment. Not poverty. Not housing.

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Addressing the Nation’s Surging Overdose Crisis

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Our nation’s overdose crisis has never been worse, and the record number of deaths the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported last month should force cities, states and the federal government to take bold steps now to end the carnage.

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Breaking Down Barriers to Access, No Matter Where People Live

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Acacia Network, a mental health and substance use treatment organization based in Bronx, New York, is working in partnership with Puerto Rico’s clinics to find ways to overcome barriers in Aibonito and throughout the island for all Puerto Ricans.

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At the State and Federal Level, We Have Many Options to Address Workforce Shortage

October 28, 2021 | Advocacy and Policy | From the CEO | Comments
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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Our own research at the National Council found that 78% of our members are seeing increased demand for services compared to three months ago, and 62% have longer waitlists. In addition, 97% of our members told us they are having difficulty recruiting new employees.

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When it Comes to Advocacy, We Can Never Rest

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Progress doesn’t come easily. It requires careful planning, hard work and a little bit of luck.

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Screening for ACEs has Improved Outcomes and Wellbeing

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Mental health and substance use treatment organizations and primary care clinics throughout the nation are quickly learning the value of screening to understand the scope and impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

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CCBHCs and Integrated Care – A Model All Communities Can Follow

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Integrity House in New Jersey is just one success story of becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) to serve patients with mental health challenges and substance use disorders.

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Americans & Alcohol: A Sobering Situation

September 17, 2021 | Addiction Treatment | From the CEO | Comments
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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

We already know the pandemic has increased anxiety and harmed mental health. The stress caused by the pandemic also led to dramatic increase in drinking.

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Now More than Ever, Employers Must Provide Mental Health Support for Employees

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

It’s never been more important or more apparent that employers must acknowledge the anxiety of workers and take steps to help employees cope with the enormous stress and strain caused with returning to work while the pandemic continues to pose a risk.

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Back to School Will Not Be Back to Normal. Here’s How You Can Help.

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

To help with the return to school, many districts are designing strategies to help students and teachers who experienced mental health challenges during the pandemic.

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