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.

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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