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Lasting Progress on Substance Use Disorders Will Depend on Identifying Long-term Funding

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO of the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Many members of Congress have distributed press releases over the past few days about receiving grants for their communities from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), which is distributing $3 billion in American Rescue Plan funding.

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Changing Our Name, and Changing the Conversation about Mental Health and Substance Use Challenges

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO of the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

National Council for Mental Wellbeing President and CEO Chuck Ingoglia explains the story behind the recent rebrand of the organization.

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The Intersection of Criminal Justice, Race and Addiction: The Case of Harold Easter

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Aaron Williams

Senior Director, Practice Improvement & Consulting

Lost in the shuffle of the global pandemic, George Floyd’s murder and the fight for social justice is the case of Harold Easter, a 41-year-old Black man in North Carolina.

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Leading Through Crisis: Cultivating Morally and Psychologically Safe Environments

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Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT

Director, Trauma-informed Services, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

While physical safety is a vital component of establishing a safe and secure environment, Sandra L. Bloom, M.D., reminds us that safety must also include “psychological, social and moral safety.”

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The National Council Enters a New Era

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO of the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Our story began in 1969. But a defining moment in our 52-year history occurred on May 5 at NatCon21, the largest conference in mental health and substance use treatment.

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