In partnership with the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas, 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 Kansas’ behavioral health delivery system. Stay tuned for major accomplishments, news and research interests in Kansas.

Event Report: Kansas 2018 Behavioral Health Conference

September 12, 2018

On September 12th, BHECON attended the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas’ Annual Conference for Behavioral Health to provide an update on federal policies that impact providers on the ground and to present data on the current state of behavioral health in Kansas. The Conference’s approximately 400 attendees…

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Upcoming Event: BHECON at ACMHCK Annual Conference

September 12, 2018

  September 12th and 13th, 2018 At the Association of Community Mental Health Clinics of Kansas (ACMHCK) Annual Conference, BHECON will be on site to provide a federal policy update and a presentation of the 2018 Kansas Data Chartbook.

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Kansas Mental Health Task Force Meeting

August 9, 2018

At the invitation of the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas, BHECON, the National Council for Behavioral Health and the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics took part in the August 9th convening of the Kansas Mental Health Task Force in Topeka. The Kansas Cost of…

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Upcoming Event: Mental Health Task Force Meeting

August 9, 2018

To support the continued efforts of Kansas’ Mental Health Task Force, BHECON has partnered with the Association of Community Mental Health Clinics of Kansas (ACMHCK) to bring Dr. Seth Seabury of the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics to Topeka to present the 2018 Kansas Data Chartbook. For…

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Updated 2018 Kansas Chartbook Released

August 1, 2018

The latest version of the Kansas 2018 Data Chartbook is now available, including a handful of updated data sets and additional information. Access the new Data Chartbook here.

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Report: Kansas Chartbook

April 10, 2018

The Cost of Mental Illness in Kansas: Now Available Created by our partners at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, this detailed data chartbook overviews the costs of mental illness in Kansas and highlights key data points related to behavioral health care access, prevalence and costs of…

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Forum: Legislative Event March 15

March 15, 2018

On March 15th, 2018 the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas (ACMHCK), in partnership with the Behavioral Health + Economics Network (BHECON), held a legislative forum to explore critical mental health treatment gaps and identify policy solutions in Topeka, Kansas. Behavioral Health Stakeholders, Local Law Enforcement and State…

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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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