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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.

The Opioid Crisis: Impact on Veterans

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO

This blog post originally appeared on the Cohen Veterans Network. On September 27 and 28, the second annual Cohen Veterans Care Summit will be taking place at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington DC.  A meeting in DC is not big news, but the story behind the Summit, if not big news, is certainly good news. Mental […]

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An Ounce of Prevention: Celebrating National Prevention Week, May 14-20

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

  “Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.” — Bill Gates Though the origin of the phrase “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is in doubt, no one who works in behavioral health has reason to question its meaning. As we prepare once again to observe National Prevention Week – May 14–20 […]

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Amid a Boom in Addiction Treatment, Will Big New Players Understand the Old Model Must Change?

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

New players in addiction treatment means it’s only going to get more complex.

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Is Alcoholics Anonymous Irrational?

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

It’s important when an article cuts through the noise and provokes our thinking. Last month it was a JAMA opinion piece, Bring Back the Asylum. This month, the most recent issue of The Atlantic includes the article, The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the three authors of Bring Back the Asylum, is […]

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