Mental Health Announcements

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Join the Stepping Up Initiative

Join the Stepping Up Initiative

Last week, the National Association of Counties, the Council of State Governments Justice Center, and the American Psychiatric Foundation, along with a number of diverse partner organizations, launched Stepping Up, a national initiative to safely reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jails. We are asking you to join us.

Register Now for Webinar Series: Rural Behavioral Health

Register Now for Webinar Series: Rural Behavioral Health

This webinar series will address the complex needs of rural community behavioral health, and provide resources and training on how to create and sustain services and support that reduce the impact of behavioral health issues.

International Conference on Youth Mental Health

International Conference on Youth Mental Health

The International Association for Youth Mental Health’s third international conference, “Transformations: Next Generation Youth Mental Health,” will feature new and emerging developments aimed at making a global impact on the youth mental health field.

Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

This brief from the National Association of Counties provides an overview of the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on county jail systems across the country, particularly with the suspension and termination of Medicaid coverage.