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

Upcoming Event: BHECON at MARRCH Conference

October 29, 2018

  October 29th-31st, 2018 In partnership with the Minnesota Association of  Community Mental Health Programs (MACMHP) there will be mental health specific programming available at the annual Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH) conference occurring in Saint Paul, Minnesota from October 29th to October 31st. Key…

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Report: CCBHC Gubernatorial Mental Health Forum

July 26, 2018

Saint Paul, Minnesota Roughly 100 people attended the Minnesota CCBHC Gubernatorial Mental Health Forum on July 26th, 2018 at Amherst H. Wilder Foundation in St. Paul. The event was co-hosted by BHECON, the Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Plans, NAMI Minnesota, MARRCH, the Minnesota Mental Health Legislative Network, the…

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CCBHC Impact Infographic

July 24, 2018

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) are proving to be an answer to many of the key challenges faced by community mental health and addiction treatment providers. This infographic provides Minnesota-specific data on how CCBHCs are addressing workforce issues, increasing access to behavioral health care and partnering with criminal justice…

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Forum: Minnesota Community Mental Health Providers Hill Day

May 3, 2018

On May 3, the Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Providers (MACMHP), in partnership with the Behavioral Health + Economics Network (BHECON), hosted its “Day on the Hill” at the state capitol building in St. Paul. About 30 people attended the event, which featured presentations by the National Council, USC…

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Upcoming Event: Minnesota Community Mental Health Provider Day on the Hill

May 3, 2018

May 3rd, 2018 9 AM to 3:30 PM CT in St. Paul, MN Save the date for Minnesota’s Hill Day, featuring an advocacy training from partners at NAMI MN, a presentation from the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics and a federal policy update from the…

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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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