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Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs)
New federal standards for CCBHCs will take effect in 2017 in eight states ultimately selected to participate in the Excellence in Mental Health Act demonstration. Are you ready for the changes ahead? Our CCBHC portal has the resources and information you need to prepare.
Criminal Justice
Each year, U.S. county jails serve an estimated 2 million people with serious mental illness. In addition, 75 percent of incarcerated individuals have a substance use disorder. Once incarcerated, these individuals tend to stay in jail longer and are at higher risk of recidivism due to the lack of health care coverage and inconsistent treatment […]
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Learn more.   Mental Health First Aid Act The Mental Health […]
Care Transitions Network for People with Serious Mental Illness
  ABOUT | JOIN THE NETWORK PARTICIPATION BENEFITS | TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE | CLINICAL CONSULTATION | EVENTS AND LEARNING RESOURCES | FAQ ENROLL HERE Upcoming Webinars to learn about the Care Transitions Network in New York State (click date below to register) May 18th May 25th The Care Transitions Network for People with Serious Mental Illness will reduce all-cause re-hospitalization rates for […]

Children’s Mental Health
It Takes GRIT to Help Kids with Mental Illness (Guts, Resilience, Identification & Treatment)  Mental illnesses and addictions affect individuals, children and families year round, and our work to address them is never ending. We invite you to join us to raise awareness of children’s mental health during Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. View & […]

Business Case for Care
  The Business Case for Effective Mental Health Treatment The Business Case for Effective Substance Use Disorder Treatment   According to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, more than 43 million (18 percent) American adults had some form of mental illness and over 20 million (8 percent) had an addiction in […]

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