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Archive: February 2017

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With her finger on the pulse of advocacy, practice improvement, and trends, Linda brings news from the field that you, or your work, can't live without.

Health Disparities Deserve to be History: Stand Up All Year Against Discrimination

February 27, 2017 | Advocacy | Comments

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

There is bias in policing: Black Americans are more than twice as likely as white Americans to be unarmed when they’re shot and killed by police officers. There is bias in the marketplace: When whites and blacks were sent to bargain for a used car, blacks were offered initial prices roughly $700 higher, and they […]

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President’s Day: Reflecting on Compassion and What is Right

February 17, 2017 | Advocacy | Comments

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

I have to admit, President’s Day isn’t one of those holidays I think about a lot. Except for a three-day weekend and possibly good sales at Macy’s, President’s Day doesn’t hold a lot of meaning for me. But lately I have been thinking more about the presidency. About the impact our leaders have on our […]

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