News & Resources

The Coalition regularly informs our members and the general public about issues affecting the behavioral health sector via our e-newsletter Briefs.

We also provide resource information related to specific program initiatives such as PROS and Medicare Part D.

In This Issue:

Past Events:

The Coalition's 2018 Annual Conference: Innovation Into Practice: The Future is Now

Keynote Presentation

Please Buckle Up, Experiencing Turblence Ahead: The Federal Impact on New York's Behavioral Health System

Chuck Ingoglia
Senior Vice President for Public Policy / Practice Improvement
National Council for Behavioral Health 

New York's Behavioral Health System: Transformation in Progress

Presentation 1

Jason Helgerson

NYS Medicaid Director
Presentation 2

Ann Sullivan

NYS Office of Mental Health

Presentation 3

Arlene González-Sánchez
NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance 
Abuse Services
Presentation 4

Gary Belkin

Executive Deputy Commissioner
NYC Department of Health and 
Mental Hygiene



The Coalition's 2017 Leadership Awards

  The Coalition's 2017 Conference: Turning Challenges Into Opportunities


  • Keynote: Looking Through the Federal Lens (Albeit Foggy!)
    Rebecca Farley, Vice President, Policy & Advocacy, National Council for Behavioral Health

    Click Here 

  • Understanding Value in Integrated Behavioral Health
    Facilitator: Kristin Woodlock, CEO, Woodlock & Associates, LLC

  • The New Partnership Paradigm in Integrated Behavioral Health
    Facilitator: Bruce Feig, Senior Consultant, Sachs Policy Group

  • Use of Data, Information and Technology for Informed Decision Making
    Facilitator: John Kastan, Chief Program Officer, The Jewish Board

    Presentation 1 (David Woodlock - ICL)
    Presentation 2 (Traci Donnelly - The Child Center of New York)
    Presentation 3 (Daniel Farrell - HELP USA)
    Presentation 4 (Virna Little - The Institute for Family Health)

To view:

The full agenda: click here.

Photos from the conference: click here. 

Our press release for the conference: click here. 

A list of our sponsors & vendors, click here