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Congressional Briefing: Improving America’s County Behavioral Health System

Oct. 28, 2015 , 9:00 am – 10:00 am
United States Capitol Visitor’s Center
Room SVC 212-10, Washington, DC
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    Congressional Briefing: Improving America’s County Behavioral Health System

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    America’s 3,069 counties are integral to America’s behavioral health system. Counties annually invest $70 billion in community health systems, including behavioral health services. Through 750 behavioral health authorities and community providers, county governments plan and operate community-based services for persons with mental illnesses and substance use conditions. County-based behavioral health systems exists in 23 states that represent 75% of the US population.

    + Learn more about behavioral health and counties

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America’s 3,069 counties are integral to America’s behavioral health system. Counties annually invest $70 billion in community health systems, including behavioral health services. Through 750 behavioral health authorities and community providers, county governments plan and operate community-based services for persons with mental illnesses and substance use conditions. County-based behavioral health systems exists in 23 states that represent 75% of the US population.

+ Learn more about behavioral health and counties

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SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS:

Representative Doris Matsui – 6th Congressional District of California

Representative Tim Murphy – 18th Congressional District of Pennsylvania  

Representative Paul Tonko – 20th Congressional District of New York

Hon. Sallie Clark – President, NACo; Commissioner, El Paso County, Colo.

Ms. Cherryl Ramirez – President, National Association of County Behavioral Health & DevelopmentalDisability Directors (NACBHDD); Executive Director, Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs

Mr. Harvey Rosenthal – Executive Director, New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

Mr. Robert Sheehan – Past Chief Executive Officer, Community Mental Health Authority for Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties, Mich.; Incoming Chief Executive Officer, Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards

Mr. Matt Chase – Executive Director, NACo

Dr. Ron Manderscheid – Executive Director, NACBHDD

 

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Behavioral Health Matters to Counties

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