Announcement Date: March 21, 2018

This advocate tool highlights the key ways that Missouri’s Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics are addressing behavioral health workforce shortages, expanding integrated care including substance use disorder treatment, and saving Missouri money by decreasing ancillary hospitalizations and jail costs. The ask is to support the Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Expansion Act (S. 1905/H.R. 3931). An editable version is provided for advocates to personalize the message.