WASHINGTON, DC (April 4) – The National Council for Mental Wellbeing will give Awards of Excellence to five distinguished recipients during NatCon22, the industry’s biggest conference. It will be the National Council’s first conference held in person since 2019, when thousands of attendees gathered for NatCon19 in Nashville. More than…
"Adopting 988 as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a transformative moment for America. It is a promise that anyone experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis will be quickly connected to high-quality care in their community. To fulfill this promise, we need to bolster the capacity and coordination capabilities of our crisis care system in a comprehensive and sustainable way."
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a favorable advisory opinion regarding contingency management, an evidence-based approach for treating substance use disorders that uses financial incentives to reward healthy behavior, such as abstinence and treatment retention.
MacKenzie Scott has presented the National Council for Mental Wellbeing a $7 million grant to support its important work on behalf of its 3,500 members. The grant is the largest philanthropic gift the National Council has ever received. “In the midst of a pandemic, of an increase in the demand…
“Tuesday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing was a timely acknowledgement that we must do more to help our communities as they grapple with dual mental health and substance use crises – particularly among youth. “We need to eliminate barriers to access so that those facing a mental health challenge receive high-quality…
On December 1, 2021, National Council for Mental Wellbeing introduced “Getting Candid: Framing the Conversation Around Youth Substance Use Prevention,” a new message guide to assist youth-serving providers in their efforts to prevent substance use among young people ages 12 - 18.
Netsmart and the National Council for Mental Wellbeing today announced a strategic partnership to enhance care coordination and population health management for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) and their clients.
Dozens of schools and youth-serving organizations throughout New Jersey will provide free teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) training to the youth they serve through an innovative grant program established by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing in partnership with Born This Way Foundation.
Acacia Network presented National Council for Mental Wellbeing President and CEO Chuck Ingoglia with its coveted National Leadership Award.
The National Council for Mental Wellbeing will recognize three extraordinary mental health and substance use treatment advocates during Hill Day at Home (October 19, 2021).