In partnership with the Coalition for Behavioral Health, New York State Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare with funding from the New York Community Trust, BHECON is hosting a series of forums to address issues around behavioral healthcare delivery and identify policy solutions for these issues. Through these conversations, stakeholders and advocates are advancing policy reforms that will strengthen New York’s behavioral health delivery system. Stay tuned for major accomplishments, news and research of interest in New York. Contact us to learn more and get involved!

Fact Sheet: Medicaid is Key to Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

February 12, 2018

Medicaid is Key to Addressing the Opioid Epidemic Fact Sheet This fact sheet, created leveraging data from the USC Schaeffer Center, provides details on how vital Medicaid is to fighting the opioid crisis in New York. The call to action is for Medicaid funding to be maintained or increased in…

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Event: New York Chartbook released at CoalitionCon18

February 1, 2018

The Coalition for Behavioral Health held their Annual Conference on February 1, 2018 in New York, NY entitled “Innovation into Practice: The Future is Now.” Over 300 community-based behavioral health providers, legislators, government officials, and other stakeholders attended. Chuck Ingoglia, Senior Vice President at the National Council for Behavioral Health…

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Webinar: CCBHCs & New York: History, Impact, Future 

February 1, 2018

CCBHCs & New York: History, Impact, Future (Webinar) This 22-minute webinar, created by the National Council for Behavioral Health, is designed for New Yorkers and will discuss Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs). Rebecca Farley David, VP of Policy and Advocacy at the National Council, provides a brief background and overview…

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Report: New York Chartbook

January 31, 2018

Improving access to high-quality medical care for patients with mental illness remains one of the most vexing problems facing the healthcare system in the United States. As a way to highlight key data on the health and economic impact of Medicaid and other federal policies in expanding access to care,…

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Fact Sheet: New York CCBHC Initiative

November 27, 2017

In December 2016 the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration announced the selection of the eight participating states: Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New  York, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon and Pennsylvania. Now a quarter of the way through the two-year demonstration program, the National Council surveyed CCBHCs to find how their…

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