July 8, 2011 – Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid USA is managed, operated, and disseminated by three national authorities the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, the Maryland Department [...]

New Directions in Addictions and Mental Health Services Explored at National Council Conference, May 2-4, in San Diego Contact: MeenaD@thenationalcouncil.org or 301.602.8474 Free Live Broadcast: Linda Rosenberg, Don Berwick, Pamela Hyde Dozens of presentations on new and emerging trends and treatments in addictions and mental health, speeches by President Bill Clinton and author Xavier Amador, [...]

Arizona Tragedy: What People Need to Know About Mental Illness Statement from Linda Rosenberg, President and CEO National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare Washington, DC (Jan 11, 2011) ”We want to express our heartfelt sympathies to Rep. Giffords, her staff, and the citizens of Arizona who were killed or injured in the senseless tragedy on [...]

October 2010 “ Behavioral Health News Letter “ Preventing mental illness: An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure. With one in every four adult in America [i.e. 57 .7 million people] suffering from a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year, a lot of emphasis has been on treatment of mental disorders.  Growing evidence [...]

Partnership formed between SHLI/MSM,The GA State Dept. of Behavioral Health and Kaiser Permanente Foundation to transform emergency department behavioral health delivery system. The Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine has entered into a partnership with Georgia State Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) and Kaiser Permanente Foundation to develop policies [...]

I am pleased to present you with information about the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) at Morehouse School of Medicine. I would like to invite you to explore the many exciting opportunities that we plan to offer fellows, scholars, individuals, groups, organizations and executives. The mission of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute is to develop [...]

A Key Initiative of the Office of Behavioral Health is the Summer Fellowship program on Reduction of Disparities in mental health through the use of social media and technology to reduce stigma associated with mental illness and promote mental health. The inaugural fellows each selected a social media product and produced work to support their [...]

With one in every four adult in America [i.e. 57 .7 million people] suffering from a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year, a lot of emphasis has been on treatment of mental disorders. Growing evidence from the neuroscience and early childhood development research has shown that basic brain architecture, which develops before birth and [...]

The Post-Doctoral Health Policy Leadership Fellowship program concentration area on Mental Health with focus on Integration of Primary Care and Mental Health. This program is funded by a recently acquired $500,000 grant from the Kaiser Permanente Foundation. The goal of this program is to provide a diverse group of leaders with specific skills, knowledge, and [...]

SHLI Presents at NMA Convention in D.C., July 27, 2011   New Directions in Addictions and Mental Health Services Explored at National Council Conference, May 2-4, in San Diego SHLI Behavioral Health launches new website Dr. Martha Okafor and the staff of the Office of Behavioral Health are proud to launch their web presence designed [...]