Legislation Recognizing Behavioral Health’s Central Role in Community Health & Safety Washington, DC (Feb. 7, 2013) — Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich) introduced the Excellence in...
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Americans have heard about a slew of public health crises so far this year. Michelle Obama cited childhood obesity. The FDA warned about tainted food and drugs, while the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy applied the term to prescription drug abuse. Without a doubt, anyone who saw the movie “Contagion” would label infectious diseases a pressing public health crisis.
National Council Elects Carl Clark as New Board Chair
Washington, DC (July 8, 2011) — Carl Clark, MD, assumes leadership of the board of directors National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (National Council) as the association advances an aggressive agenda to protect and expand safety net mental health and addictions treatment services. Clark will lead a board committed to recovery and a life in the community for persons with mental illnesses and addiction disorders.