In partnership with the Alaska Behavioral Health Association, BHECON is hosting a series of forums to assess gaps in care delivery and identify innovations. Through these conversations, stakeholders and advocates are advancing policy reforms that will strengthen Alaska’s behavioral health delivery system. Stay tuned for major accomplishments, news and research interests in Alaska.

Upcoming Event: Annual ABHA Member Meeting

September 17, 2018

  September 17th and 18th, 2018 At the Alaska Behavioral Health Association’s (ABHA) annual member meeting in Fairbanks, USC Schaeffer Center’s Dr. Seth Seabury will be on site to present the 2018 Alaska Data Chartbook for the first time. Rebecca Farley David, VP of Policy and Advocacy at the National…

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Alaska Data Collaborative Summit

August 30, 2018

The Alaska Behavioral Health Association (ABHA), in partnership with the Behavioral Health and Economics Network, the University of Alaska – Anchorage, and the Alaska Department of Behavioral Health, convened on August 30, 2018 to discuss the prospect of collaborating on a data collection initiative between ABHA, the University and State….

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Upcoming Event: Data Collaborative Summit

August 30, 2018

This event, co-hosted by the Alaska Behavioral Health Association (ABHA), will bring together state officials from the Department of Behavioral Health and academic stakeholders from the University of Alaska – Anchorage to explore the creation of a data collaborative agreement. Dr. Joe Parks, Medical Director at the National Council for…

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Press Release: Minnesota, Kansas and Alaska Selected to Bolster State-led Advocacy

February 7, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Joy Burwell, 202.748.8789, JoyB@TheNationalCouncil.org Minnesota, Kansas and Alaska Selected to Bolster State-led Advocacy Building off a successful first year, the Behavioral Health + Economics Network will continue breaking down policy silos to expand access to mental health services Washington, DC (February 7, 2018) – Despite growing…

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