2022 California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) Conference

Will We Need a Separate Mental Health System in the Future?

“If the new federal law equalizing coverage for mental conditions with that for medical-surgical care works as hoped, there may no longer he a need for a public system to handle mental health in the long run,” says Michael Hogan, New York State’s mental health commissioner. This was the...

Mental Illness Presents Challenges to Individuals, Families and Communities

Mental illness presents great challenges for individuals, families and communities. From stress disorders and depression among an over-stressed military, to incidents of school violence, to the $193 billion in wages lost annually in the United States because of mental illness, mental health issues...