Welcome

Thank you for visiting the online home of the New York State Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare.

The NYS Council is a statewide non-profit membership association representing the interests of nearly 100 behavioral health (mental health and substance use) prevention, treatment and recovery organizations across New York. Our members include free standing community-based agencies, general hospitals, and counties that operate direct services.

Welcome

Thank you for visiting the online home of the New York State Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare.

The NYS Council is a statewide non-profit membership association representing the interests of nearly 100 behavioral health (mental health and substance use) prevention, treatment and recovery organizations across New York. Our members include free standing community-based agencies, general hospitals, and counties that operate direct services.

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Latest News and Information

  • HHS Secretary Sebelius resigns read more
  • DOH Commissioner Shah to resign read more
  • OMIG releases 2014-15 Work plan read the plan
  • OASAS/SAMHSA Mtgs to Address Underage Drinking  read more
  • APA Report on Integrated Care: Reconnecting The Brain and the Body read more
  • President Obama Signs Excellence in Mental Health Act into Law read more
  • A Vulnerable Clinics Analysis Details Ongoing Viability Concerns read more
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NYS Budget & Legislative News

  • NYS Council Updates members on waiver details read more
  • Cuomo Announces Approval of $8 bil MRT Waiver read more
  • Judge Overturns Governor's Executive Order on Salary & Admin Caps read more
  • Hiscock and Barclay release legal update on overturned Exec Comp Order read more
  • DOH will be holding public hearings throughout the state to present its plan to extend its Medicaid Section 1115 Partnership Plan Waiver  read more
 
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Behavioral Healthcare Trends

  • Electronic Personal Health Records: A Tech Response to Readmission Woes read more
  • ValueOptions Launches Signature Network To Offer Members Cutting-Edge Treatment Options for Substance Use and Eating Disorders read more
  • Can what you eat affect your mental health?  read full article
  • Preventable hospital stays drop 20% over eight years, RWJF report finds read the report
  • Staffing, Not Stigma, Is Biggest Fundraising Challenge for Mental-Health Charities read the study