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NACo and the National Council for Behavioral Health Release New Report on Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

NACo has partnered with the National Council for Behavioral health to release a report outlining the tenets of the CCBHC model, which aligns federal funding with a renowned care model that is founded on person-centered treatment, care coordination and integration, evidence-based practice, timely access to services (including 24/7 crisis response) and the flexibility to deliver support outside the four walls of the clinic. The report also detail how counties can leverage the CCBHC model to address key policy priorities around mental health including:
  • Expanding access to addiction care and strengthening the local response to the opioid crisis
  • Serving more people in need of mental health services, including youth; and
  • Reducing wait times for treatment.

Click here to access the full report or here to access the CCBHC Success Center, a hub for data, support and advocacy for the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic initiative.