August 16, 2018

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Coalition Video on YouTube

Empowering Lives Through Community Behavioral Health - Five stories narrated by Mike Wallace in two parts.

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Coalition News:

Coalition Launches New Care Management Training Series

The Coalition has officially launched our new 28 session program to enhance the practice of person-centered and recovery-oriented care management. Over 150 Adult Home Plus Care Management will participate in this training series funded by the NYS Department of Health (DOH).  

Key topic areas, grounded in our skills-based workshops on recovery-oriented care, include:

  • Introduction to Recovery Practice
  • Mental Health First Aid - Adult Course
  • Critical Time Intervention (CTI)
  • Person-Centered Recovery Planning
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Reducing Economic Barriers: Benefits 101
  • Leading the Way to Recovery

We are pleased to report that participation has been robust and spirited. 

Please stay tuned for more updates!

Taking a Stand to Enforce Behavioral Health Parity Laws

Ten years have passed since Behavioral Health Parity became federal law. 

Yet today, too many people still cannot get the treatment they need because of discriminatory insurance rules.

Last week, the "New York Parity at 10 Coalition" led by the Legal Action Center, including The Coalition, met with state officials from Governor Cuomo's Office and leadership from the NYS Department of Health (DOH), Department of Financial Services (DFS), Office of Mental Health (OMH), Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and Division of Budget (DOB) about ongoing efforts and additional steps to end discrimination in mental health and addiction insurance coverage.

Advocates in New York are taking the stand for millions of people to get the care they need. To help us advocate and to look at the new website launched by Parity at 10, log in to


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