National Council

National Council


The unifying voice of America’s mental health and addiction treatment organizations, serving more than 3,000 members across the country.

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Young people with #mentalillness  are at high risk for developing a substance use disorder. Primary care providers can be a first-line defense, but they need to have the right tools to help. Access the guide: #MIAW19  #ysbirt 

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What can you expect at #NatCon20 ? Unparalleled learning, peer-to-peer networking and activities like our Film Festival - your ticket to powerful movies about #healthcare  and the human condition. Read a “Psychology Today” review of our 2019 films: #MIAW19 

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Expand your network, learn from peers and download resources—only through National Council Engage, an exclusive member benefit: #mondaymorning 

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Last month we joined the @MHforUS  Coalition and local advocates in Iowa to present a joint platform on #mentalhealth  priorities for the 2020 election cycle. The next event, will take place in Manchester, NH on December 16th, 2019. Read more:

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Improving your billing processes isn’t easy, but we can help: Join us for a free webinar with @DoctorBilling  on Oct. 21 as we share insights in accounts receivable and denial management: #FinancialFocus  #AdvantEdgeAnswers 

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Calling all medical directors: Are you interested in discussing complex #healthcare  issues, exploring trends in psychiatric and addictions service delivery, and connecting with colleagues…for free? Register for #NatCon20  today:

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Join us today at #AMHP19 ! Our VP of Public Policy will be discussing new research and policies that ensure patients can access treatments when they need them. The panel 'Advancing Treatments' will start at 1:40pm ET. #bettertogether 

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Among the college students who had asked for #counseling , 61% said it took a week or more to see someone; 21% said more than two weeks. “The longer people wait, the fewer of them show up,” says Joe Parks, MD, medical director, @NationalCouncil . Read more:

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Each year, U.S. county jails serve an estimated 2 million people with serious #mentalillness . In addition, 75% of incarcerated individuals suffer from a substance use disorder. Learn more about our Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Collaborative:

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If Olympian Michael Phelps can seek mental health help, so can you. "We’re supposed to be this big, macho, physically strong human beings, but this is not a weakness. We are seeking and reaching for help." #BH365 

We will always support and her recovery journey. Demi has been an integral part in breaking down the stigma associated with substance use disorders, and her passionate advocacy has no doubt saved countless lives. We stand with you and all others!

For every person who dies by suicide, there are 278 people who think seriously about it. Help and hope is possible. This World Suicide Prevention Day, #BeTheDifference  by joining , and learn how to answer the call for support: []

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Let’s set the record straight. Statistics bear out that most people who commit mass violence do not have a serious mental illness. Let’s have a conversation about #mentalhealth . #EnoughIsEnough 

. is breaking the stigma surrounding mental health disorders and bravely telling her story to help others. "Let’s remind each other that no one should have to face these challenges by themselves." #BH365 

"With teen @MHFirstAidUSA  we like to say, it’s okay to not be okay,” said @ladygaga  co-founder of @BTWFoundation , as she spoke to 16 students who had just completed the first tMHFA pilot in eight schools across the country. #BeTheDifference 

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Thanks to and the , we've trained 150,000 people in since August — giving people all over the country the tools they need to help save lives. [] #BeTheDifference 

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#HelloSeptember ! Did you know today kicks off National Suicide Prevention Month? Here's how you can show support:

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