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02 Sep, 2015, 00:01 ET For Mental Health Awareness and Fundraising, Australian Motorcyclists Hit the American Road

 Sixty-five Australian motorcyclists, in a nation over 15,000 miles from home, depart Sunday, Sept. 13 on a U.S. cross-country odyssey to raise...


06 Nov, 2014, 16:46 ET Medication Restrictions Significantly Affect Mental Health Treatment Outcomes

 A new study administered by the National Council for Behavioral Health and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and published in...


16 Jul, 2014, 15:46 ET National Council and Members of Congress Convene for Briefing on Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety Officers

The National Council for Behavioral Health today joined Senators Kelly Ayotte (NH) and Mark Begich (AK) and Representatives Lynn Jenkins (KS) and...


28 Apr, 2014, 15:23 ET Hillary Rodham Clinton, Patrick Kennedy, Mariel Hemingway, Diverse Leaders to Address Mental Health & Addiction Conference, May 5-7 in Washington, DC

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and political legacy Patrick Kennedy are among the 300 speakers at the 2014 National Council for...


24 Apr, 2014, 11:00 ET National Council Convenes Veterans and Mental Health Leaders to Launch Mental Health First Aid for Veterans

The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council), along with leaders from veterans service organizations and fellow mental health...


31 Mar, 2014, 20:35 ET National Council Applauds Passage of Historic Excellence in Mental Health Act

 The U.S. Senate today passed legislation that included $900 million to fund the bipartisan Excellence in Mental Health Act.  The...


17 Dec, 2013, 10:43 ET Capacitación para el Cuidado de la Salud está disponible para los latinos con enfermedades mentales y adicciones

 Capacitación para la Medidas de Autocontrol para la Salud Integral (WHAM, por su siglas en ingles)  - Una oportunidad para las...


12 Dec, 2013, 14:03 ET National Council Applauds Action on the Excellence Act

Senate and House Efforts Indicate Progress Since Sandy Hook Tragedy The Senate Finance Committee today voted to include the bipartisan...


05 Dec, 2013, 13:25 ET Seeking Best App, Self-Help Health Technology | eHealth Challenge

The National Council challenges the public to devise the next game-changing innovation in healthcare. The winner will have the opportunity to...


05 Dec, 2013, 11:36 ET Mental Health Expert Addresses Sandy Hook Anniversary and the Importance of Ensuring Access to Mental Health Treatment

MEDIA AVAILABILITY Linda Rosenberg, president and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health, is a national expert on mental health...


08 Nov, 2013, 13:35 ET National Council Applauds Final Parity Rule for Mental Health and Substance Use

 The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury today jointly issued a final rule increasing parity between mental...


16 Oct, 2013, 14:51 ET Nominations Open for 2014 Inspiring Hope Awards

Honoring Outstanding Achievements in Mental Health  The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) is now accepting...


03 Jun, 2013, 13:13 ET White House Mental Health Conference Includes Discussion of Mental Health First Aid

 The following quote can be attributed to Linda Rosenberg, president and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health and an attendee at...


16 Jan, 2013, 16:28 ET President Obama Calls for Mental Health First Aid in Gun Control Proposal

Statement by Linda Rosenberg, President and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health  "As part of his recommendations to...


14 Jan, 2013, 10:12 ET Recognizing Mental Health Disorders in Youth

National Council Introduces Youth Mental Health First Aid on Lady Gaga's Born Brave Bus Tour  The National Council for Behavioral Health...


21 Dec, 2012, 11:07 ET National Council For Behavioral Health Partners With Lady Gaga To Bring Movement To The Streets With Her Foundation's Born Brave Bus Tour

The Born This Way Foundation's interactive tailgate experience to follow Lady Gaga's U.S. tour mid-January through March 2013  The Born...