This episode resumes the conversation with Dr. Graham Taylor and Dr. Joe Parks. In our last episode, we discussed his work with Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHCs) and the innovative delivery of health systems. In today’s episode, we discuss Joe's work with the national council for mental wellbeing, where he serves as their medical director. The National Council for Mental Wellbeing works to address policy and social change on behalf of nearly 3,500 mental health and substance use treatment organizations and the more than 10 million children, adults, and families that they serve. Together Graham and Joe discuss the National Council’s advocacy for equitable access to high quality services and promotion of greater mental wellbeing, the biggest challenges our nation faces in terms of mental health and substance use, CCBHC technical assistance center to help integrate these various systems of care, and the value mental health first aid.
For more information about the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, please visit:https://www.thenationalcouncil.org
For more information about Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs), please visit:https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/our-work/ccbhc/
For more information about the Center for Excellence in Integrated Health Solutions, please visit:https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/program/ccbhc-e-national-training-and-technical-assistance-center/
For more information about Health Equity and Racial Justice Service Center, please visit:https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/resources/addressing-health-equity-and-racial-justice/
For more information about Mental Health First Aid, please visit:https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org