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Focus: Peers at the Center of New Approaches to Coordinated Care

It’s no secret that we live in an extraordinarily dynamic moment for behavioral health, and the healthcare system in general. Major changes to healthcare laws, including the Affordable Care Act and mental health parity legislation, have opened up access to … Continue reading

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A Focus on The Mental Health Workforce Crisis

As last year’s SAMHSA report to Congress on the nation’s substance abuse and mental health workforce noted, the demand for behavioral health services in the US exceeds what is available. With expanded access to care through the Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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Video: The Intersection Of Physical And Mental Health

Is there a relationship between physical and mental health? Can your regular doctor help you with mental or behavioral health questions? What should you look for and ask about when advocating for necessary services for yourself or someone you care … Continue reading

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What’s At Stake in Medicaid Expansion?

With so much going on in healthcare, it can be difficult to keep track of all the pieces. To help sort things out, The CAFE TA Center has developed its newest Focus newsletter to examine one of the biggest changes … Continue reading

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Cross Disability Collaboration: What Can We Accomplish Together?

For decades now, consumer organizations and the larger consumer movement have been advocating for the rights of individuals with mental health needs. Many strong advocates have worked to end stigma, increase opportunities to live and work in the community, and … Continue reading

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