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Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for making Hill Day at Home such a success. We had 2,400 attendees from all 50 states, and 29 partner organizations join together in support of behavioral health.

And we’re still rallying – we’re still bringing our most important issues to Congress. Take action on our Hill Day at Home advocacy asks and make sure your legislators prioritize people living with mental illness and addiction.

Did you miss Hill Day at Home this year? You can still watch many of the Policy Institute sessions through the end of July 2020 – just register here.

 

How much does it cost to register for Hill day at Home?

Registration for Hill Day at Home is free.

Which staff at my organization should attend Hill Day at Home?

All staff are welcome. Federal policy affects all levels of staff at an organization — so we encourage as many of your staff as are able to attend! Past attendees have included CEOs, senior management, consumers, program directors, physicians, other providers, board members, and more.

When will the National Council announce our main policy “asks” for Hill Day at Home?

With the ever-changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Council will work with its partners to ensure a timely and relevant ask for the mental health and addiction field closer to the event on June 23-24, 2020.

How Can I Engage in Advocacy Through Hill Day at Home?

The second day of Hill Day at Home, June 24, 2020, will include a series of digital advocacy actions for attendees to engage with their legislators virtually. More information about these advocacy efforts will be published on the Hill Day website soon.

What Should I Do to Prepare for Hill Day at Home?
  • Learn the latest about COVID-19, and its impact on the behavioral health field, on our resource page.
  • Reach out to your friends and colleagues and invite them to participate in Hill Day at Home.
  • Stay tuned for more information from the National Council in the weeks ahead.
  • If you need special assistance or accommodations, please let us know in advance so we can be as helpful as possible.
I Can’t Make it to Hill Day at Home, Is There Some Other Way to Support This Event?

Members can show their support for behavioral health advocacy and the Hill Day agenda by donating to the National Council COVID-19 Relief Fund. One hundred percent of all donations will be dispersed to community behavioral health organizations across the country to help them build their capacity to continue to provide safe, quality services. Donating is simple.

Still have questions about Hill Day? Contact the National Council’s policy team at Policy2@thenationalcouncil.org.