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With nearly one in five Americans living with mental illness and one in 12 living with addiction, and deaths from suicide and overdose at an all-time high, prevention and breaking down barriers to quality treatment and care should be a top priority for all policymakers.

  • Taking a Stand for Access & Intervention this Mental Health Month

    Taking a Stand for Access & Intervention this Mental Health Month

    May is Mental Health Month – 31 days dedicated to raising awareness for, and breaking down stigma against, the tens of millions of Americans who will experience a mental health or substance use disorder each year.


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  • Taking a Stand for Prevention this Mental Health Month

    Taking a Stand for Prevention this Mental Health Month

    May is Mental Health Month – 31 days dedicated to raising awareness for, and breaking down stigma against, the tens of millions of Americans who will experience a mental health or substance use disorder each year.


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  • Tell Presidential Debate Moderators to #AskAboutMentalHealth

    As we enter the season of 2020 primaries and caucuses, debates become more and more important as America prepares to choose who will become our next president. So far this election season, no presidential debate has asked candidates a single question about the most pressing issues facing our nation today: mental health and addiction.


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  • Town Hall on Mental Health and Addiction Policy and the 2020 Presidential Election to Host National and Local Speakers

    Two-time Olympian and IRONMAN triathlete; Sarah True and Judge Steven Leifman, Associate Administrative Judge of the Miami-Dade County Court – Criminal Division, will join 2020 presidential candidates, national policymakers, and advocates at the Unite for Mental Health: New Hampshire Town Hall, Monday, Dec.


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  • Local Organizations Come Together for Upcoming Mental Health Town Hall

    Local Organizations Come Together for Upcoming Mental Health Town Hall

    Concord, NH – Mental Health for US, The National Council for Behavioral Health and the NH Community Behavioral Health Association have assembled a Host Committee of 25 local organizations that have signed on to support the upcomingUnite for Mental Health: New Hampshire Town Hall to be held on December 16, 2019 at The Dana Center at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH.


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  • Open Letter to Candidates for President of the United States of America

    Dear Candidates,

    New Morning Consult data released by the National Council for Behavioral Health shows a majority of voters – regardless of party affiliation – say they are more likely to support a candidate in 2020 who promises to address mental health and addiction.


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