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Congress Considering Steps to Improve Mental Healthcare Access; We Need Your Voice!

Each year, only 38.5% of people with a mental health condition are able to get treatment, according to testimony by Administrator Pamela Hyde of the [...]

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Tools to Share our White House Petition: Sample Email and Social Media Posts

Thank you to those of you who have already signed our petition asking President Obama to invest in mental health and addiction treatment services! (If [...]

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New Year, New Opportunity to Make a Difference: Sign Our Petition for Behavioral Health

In the wake of last month’s tragic shooting in Newtown, the National Council joined hundreds of our colleagues in the behavioral health field in signing [...]

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Fiscal Cliff Talks Continue; Thank You for Taking Action

Deficit reduction negotiations continued this week within the Beltway, with little apparent progress. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) indicated that he might be open to [...]

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Sign-on Opportunity: Letter Opposing Proposed Restrictions on Charitable Deductions

The National Council has signed on to a letter by the nonprofit group Independent Sector which highlights the importance of preserving the charitable deduction and [...]

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President Obama Wins Re-election; How will Behavioral Health Fare in the New Congress?

Yesterday, Americans made their voices heard at the polls, returning Barack Obama to the presidency. After a bitterly fought election stretching over nearly two years, [...]

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New Resources Available for Helping Special Populations Vote

With only 33 days remaining before the presidential and congressional elections, now is the time to know your rights and make a plan for getting [...]

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October 7-13 is Mental Illness Awareness Week; Linda Rosenberg Featured in Huffington Post

The National Council’s President and CEO, Linda Rosenberg, was featured yesterday in the Huffington Post with a special editorial about Mental Illness Awareness Week, October [...]

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Four Congressmen Join Behavioral Health IT Act as Cosponsors; Ask Your Legislators to Sign on Today!

Four additional lawmakers have signed on to cosponsor H.R. 6043/S. 539, the Behavioral Health IT Act: Congressmen Larry Bucshon (R-IN), Sam Graves (R-MO), Larry Kissell [...]

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Getting to the Polls November 6: Webinar, Additional Resources Now Available

“If you don’t decide, you let others decide for you.” That was the message from this week’s National Council webinar in partnership with Nonprofit VOTE [...]

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