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National Council For Behavioral Health

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Causes: Mental Health

Mission: The national council for behavioral health (national council) is the unifying voice of america's mental health and addictions treatment organizations. Together with 2,900 member organizations, serving 10 million adults, children and families (continued on schedule o)

Programs: Practice improvement - practice improvement activities provide customized training and technical support to improve clinical practice, enhance workforce capacity, and create operations efficiencies for specialty behavioral and primary healthcare agencies with the goal of delivering high-quality, culturally and clinically competent mental health and addictions care.

public education - public education activities focus on the development and delivery of mental health first aid usa - a program to help people learn the signs of mental illness and substance use disorders and how to offer support to those in need. More than one million people have been trained in the program.

educational and consulting services - educational and consulting services offer state-of-the-science information, research, training and expert technical assistance to help member organizations and other specialty healthcare provider agencies achieve operational efficiencies, sharpen practice skills, and enrich the lives of adults, children and families with mental illness and substance use disorders. Our national conference that is focused on mental health and substance use disorders was held april 3-5, 2017, in seattle, wa. We had 6,000 attendees.

public policy, integrated health, membership services, communications

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