Skip to content
The National Council logo

Linda’s Corner Office

Linda's Corner Office
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.

Women and Leadership: Is Leaning In Enough?

March 31, 2014 | Healthcare | Time for Action | Comments
Is leaning in enough?

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

Leadership, it’s the ability to win over and motivate a group of people with your voice and presence. We have two women leaders keynoting the National Council’s upcoming conference in May, Hillary Clinton and Kelly Ayotte. Politically on different sides of the aisle, they share the ability to lead, to win over, and to motivate […]

Read More |  View Comments

Share on LinkedIn

Something to Talk About

March 25, 2014 | Mental Health First Aid | Comments

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

I recently got a call from George Delgrosso, Executive Director of the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, excited to share the news that the Colorado legislature approved $750,000 to expand Mental Health First Aid in Colorado. What made the difference in getting the appropriation? A legislative staff member took the course and became a champion of […]

Read More |  View Comments

Share on LinkedIn

Behavioral Health Must Say Yes to Accreditation

February 18, 2014 | Healthcare | Comments
behavioral health accreditation

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

I like it when something has more than one use or benefit, whether it’s a kitchen implement, a black suit, or a good idea. As we’ve been thinking about the changes that are underway in healthcare, it occurred to me that the benefits of accreditation are multiplying. I’ve always worked in behavioral health organizations that had […]

Read More |  View Comments

Share on LinkedIn

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Reinforces Our Greatest Public Health Crisis

February 6, 2014 | Addiction | Comments

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

Days after he was found dead in his apartment from a heroin overdose, Philip Seymour Hoffman is not even trending on Twitter any more. Old news already! Hollywood paid its tributes. And we’re ready to move on. Hoffman’s death is the latest in a string of celebrity overdose deaths. But as before, we experience no […]

Read More |  View Comments

Share on LinkedIn

Surgeon General’s Report Points to Anti-Smoking Needs in Mental Health

January 27, 2014 | Tobacco Cessation | Comments
Anti-Smoking Needs in Mental Health

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

“The Health Consequences of Smoking – 50 Years of Progress” was released by the Surgeon General January 17, and as the title suggests, it’s full of good news about smoking declines since the 1964 landmark report. But the report underscored something those of us who work with people with behavioral health problems have known for […]

Read More |  View Comments

Share on LinkedIn

Tackling Tobacco Use in Substance Use Treatment Settings

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

As behavioral health practitioners, we are in the business of recovery. Tackling tobacco use in substance abuse treatment settings can be a cornerstone of services.

Read More |  View Comments

Share on LinkedIn

2014: Estimating Real Change in Healthcare

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” I couldn’t agree more with Bill Gates…

Read More |  View Comments

Share on LinkedIn

A Bipartisan Holiday Success: Excellence in Mental Health Act

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

These days, it doesn’t seem like lawmakers agree on much. But last week, members of an influential Senate committee took an important vote on the critical Excellence in Mental Health Act, which would expand Americans’ access to mental health and addiction treatment.

Read More |  View Comments

Share on LinkedIn

Assisted Outpatient Treatment : We Can Do Better

December 11, 2013 | Uncategorized | Comments

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

Practitioners, advocates, families, and individuals with mental illnesses: We all care very deeply about helping people. We dedicate our time to trying to figure out how to help people with mental illnesses to live well. This deep concern can sometimes lead to a clash in perspectives, most prominently in discussion of assisted outpatient treatment. Last […]

Read More |  View Comments

Share on LinkedIn

Sandy Hook: One Year Later, Time for Action

Sandy Hook: One Year Later

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

A year has come and gone. And during this holiday season, it’s hard to think of those 20 innocent children and six brave adults in Newtown, Connecticut who will never unwrap their presents, hug their families, or bake cookies again. With heavy hearts our nation still asks why, and what can be done to prevent […]

Read More |  View Comments

Share on LinkedIn
1 6 7 8 9 10
©2018 National Council for Behavioral Health. All Rights Reserved.