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Sarah Neil

Director of Practice Improvement and Consulting, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Sarah Neil, MPH, PMP, serves as the director of Practice Improvement and Consulting at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, where she oversees and directs projects related to integrated health, primarily the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions. In her work, she strives to bridge the gap between community-level needs and national policy through training and technical assistance activities for health providers nationally that target and strengthen historically marginalized communities. After completing her Master’s in public health from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, where she studied maternal and child health, Neil began providing training and technical assistance to Head Start and early childhood health and wellness providers at the National Head Start Association. Since joining the National Council in 2019, she now provides training and technical assistance to mental health and substance use treatment providers nationally, focused on improving integrated and equitable services to ensure all have access to client-centered quality health services. Neil has many years of experience managing and directing government grants and deliverables, working with dynamic teams to innovate national efforts, and aligning national policy efforts with community-level needs that prioritize strengthening historically marginalized communities.

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