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Mental Health Awareness Month: County Participation Toolkit

By showcasing how county governments provide vital behavioral health services and resources and by advocating for key mental health reforms—including repealing harmful exclusionary Medicaid policies, bolstering local crisis response infrastructure, supporting the behavioral health workforce, and ensuring mental health parity—we can effect significant change.


The Conforming Rule: The Waters of the United States

The definition of Waters of the United States (WOTUS) directly impacts county governments as owners and operators of local infrastructure.

Advocacy Resources

Detailed analysis and customizable tools to support outreach on federal policy issues.

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Legislative Analysis for Counties: FY 2024 Appropriations

In March 2024, Congress passed and the president signed two Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 “minibus” appropriations bills to fund the federal government through September 30, 2024.


Implementing Infrastructure Investments at the County Level: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (P.L. 117-58)

On November 15, 2021, President Biden enacted the five-year, $973 billion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, formally known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

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Legislative Analysis: Impact of PFAS Regulations on Counties

NACo's PFAS toolkit provides the latest federal policy analysis

Featured Programs & Resources

NACo programs and signature projects convene county leaders, produce best practice programming, dive deep on keys issues and more.

Explore NACo's Directory of Program and Resources

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Opioid Solutions Center

NACo's Opioid Solutions Center empowers local leaders to invest resources in effective treatment, recovery, prevention and harm reduction practices that save lives and address the underlying causes of substance use disorder.

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NACo Commission on Mental Health and Wellbeing

Launched in February 2023, the NACo Commission on Mental Health and Wellbeing brings together county leaders from across the nation to take action to address the ever-growing mental health crisis from the county government perspective.

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Artificial Intelligence Exploratory Committee

NACo's AI Exploratory Committee covers emerging policies, practices and potential applications and consequences of Artificial Intelligence (AI), through the lens of county government governance, operations, constituent services, innovation, public trust, privacy, and security, and workforce productivity.


Building Resilient Economies in Coal Communities

BRECC serves coal communities seeking to revitalize and diversify their economies. 

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Familiar Faces Initiative

Improving Outcomes through Coordinated Heath & Justice Systems

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County Resources on Economic Mobility

Explore these resources to promote inclusive economic prosperity for county residents.