PUBLICATIONS AND RESOURCE MATERIALS
"Mental Health Performance Measures" presented by Solano County Mental Health
"Integration of Mental Health in Quality Assurance Policies"
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Targeted Medicaid Provisions
AMA Paper: ARRA HIT Provisions
Presentation by Patrick Fleming, NACBHDD Secretary and Director of Salt Lake County Department of Substance Abuse Services, as part of the NACo Capitol Hill briefing regarding "Restoring the Partnership for American Health" on June, 8, 2009.Testimony by William Emmet, Director, Campaign for Mental Health Reform
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
January 22, 2009
Testimony by Leon Evans, Chair of NACBHDD Board of Directors, before the NACo Health System Working Group, December 3, 2008.
NACo "County News" report on Health System Working Group hearing.
Restoring the Partnership for American Health: Counties in a 21st Century Health System (NACo Draft Paper and Principles)
Ellen Witman, "More than 2.4 Million Young Adults Live With Mental Illness, GAO Says," The Networker, Summer 2008, NACHSA.
Mary Ann Bergeron, "A Positive Response to a Terrible Tragedy," Behavioral Healthcare, August 2008.
Call to Action Health Reform 2009: Senate Financa Committee Chairman Max Baucus
SAMHSA Mental Health Services and Substance Abuse Treatment Spending Trends
GAO Report, "Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness," June 2008.
Virginia Tech Review Panel's Report, August 2007
Health Affairs Article: Future Funding For Mental Health And Substance Abuse: Increasing Burdens For The Public Sector , October 2008
PowerPoint presentations from NACBHDD's 2008 Legislative and Policy Conference:
1. Veterans session
Robert Anderson, Allegany County (NY) Community Services
2. SAMHSA session
Kathryn Power, Center for Mental Health Services
Richard Kopanda, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
3. Electronic Data Systems
Richard Thoreson, Division of State and Community Programs (CSAT, SAMHSA)
Ronald Marge, Netsmart
4. Corrections session
Gilbert Gonzales, Director of Jail Diversion Initiatives, Center for Health Care
Services, Bexar County, TX
Printed Materials Distributed at the Conference:
1. Medicaid information:
Senate letter on Targeted Case Management
Letter to Congressional Leadership from National Organizations
Chart of All Proposed Medicaid Regulations (NASMD)
Overview Report of Allegheny County Jail Collaborative Evaluation Findings Results are provided from an evaluation of the Allegheny County Jail (ACJ) Collaborative, a jail inmate collaboration-based reintegration program.
National Association of Counties(NACo) document: Reentry for Safer Communities: Effective County Practices in Jail to Community Transition Planning for Offenders with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders For a hard copy or more information, email: Kati Guerra at firstname.lastname@example.org
National Council of State Governments' Justice Center: Improving Responses to People With Mental Illnesses The Essential Elements Specialized Law Enforcement-Based Programs
Veterans issues and articles:
1. Veterans Administration memo on Mental Health Initiatives (June 2007)
2. Many Returning Troops Struggle To Reconnect (Courant Newspaper - CT)
3. VA chief vows to tackle rural health problems (Air Force Times)
4. VA simplifies PTSD claims for some veterans (Navy Times)
5. New Program for Wounded Warriors (Army News Service)
National Council on Disability (NCD)
1. Inclusive Livable Communities for People with Psychiatric Disabilities