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A Path Forward: Mental Health and the United States Pandemic Response

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Chirlane McCray & Linda Rosenburg, MSW

Writer, mental health advocate and First Lady of New York City & former president and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health, respectively

Addressing the pandemic compassionately, while keeping our communities and families safe from harm, requires immediate preparation to meet the current and future mental health needs that come with COVID-19. The mental health care workforce must play a central role in the national recovery.

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Harm Reduction: Essential Now and Always

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Shannon Mace, JD, MPH

Senior Practice Improvement Advisor for the National Council for Behavioral Health

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.

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Giving Thanks in a Year Full of Challenges

November 25, 2020 | From the CEO | Comments
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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health

Even though Thanksgiving will look different because of the battering ram of challenges 2020 has presented, we can look back with immense admiration and gratitude.

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Wellbeing Wednesdays: Episode 1

November 18, 2020 | Wellbeing Wednesdays | Comments
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Nicholas Thomas

Director of Content Marketing, National Council for Behavioral Health

On Wednesday, November 18, we kicked off our new “Wellbeing Wednesdays” virtual town hall series with our first episode, “Where Does Health Care Go from Here?”

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Honoring our Military Families, Supporting Their Children

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Ciara Hill

Project Coordinator for the National Council for Behavioral Health

National Veteran and Military Family Month is a time for American citizens to show their support for our military personnel, but once the official holiday ends how do we continue to show them our appreciation, particularly for deployed military personnel?

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Innovative COVID-19 Partnerships: Bringing Community Together to Support Those Experiencing Homelessness

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Mark Boorse, MHS

Director of Program Development, Access Services

Access Services, a participating site in the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solution’s collaborative, expanded COVID-19 testing to vulnerable populations within their community by leveraging innovative partnerships to scale their mobile crisis and telehealth services.

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Consulting Corner: Dr. Ami Roeschlein is Powered by Purpose

November 5, 2020 | Practice Improvement | Comments
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Nicholas Thomas

Director of Content Marketing, National Council for Behavioral Health

Nicholas Thomas, Director of Content Marketing at the National Council, talks with Dr. Ami Roeschlein, a trauma-informed, resilience-oriented services consultant, to learn more about her journey, consulting style and leadership approach.

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Voting is a Part of Recovery

October 26, 2020 | From the CEO | Comments
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Charles Ingoglia, MSW

President and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health

Voting is one of the most important rights we have as Americans. It is our chance to weigh in on issues that are important to us as individuals, as a community and as a nation.

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We Need More Than Inclusion: Reframing Engagement to Foster Diversity and Equity

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Linda Henderson-Smith, PhD, LPC, CPCS, CCMP

Director, Children and Trauma-informed Services, National Council for Behavioral Health

Many organizations and communities have begun diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in response to their commitment to do “something” to address the impacts of systemic racism and oppression. But is this enough?

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Integrating SUD Services – Sustaining Progress in Challenging Times

October 22, 2020 | Addiction Treatment | Comments
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Aaron Williams, MA

Integrated Health Consultant for the National Council for Behavioral Health

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.

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