Recent News

FY '20 DBH Budget Recommendations

posted Oct 16, 2018, 12:38 PM by DC Behavioral Health Association

Please see attached DCBHA's FY '20 DBH Budget Recommendations.

Board of Professional Counseling Notice

posted May 25, 2018, 1:16 PM by DC Behavioral Health Association

Please see attached the Board of Professional Counseling's May 2018 Notice.

Testimony for DBH Performance Oversight 2017 - 2018 to Date

posted Feb 28, 2018, 9:00 AM by DC Behavioral Health Association

Please find attached a copy of the testimony DCBHA delivered regarding DBH Performance Oversight for 2017 - 2018 to date.

Testimony Regarding Opioid Overdose Prevention and Opioid Treatment

posted Dec 11, 2017, 1:53 PM by DC Behavioral Health Association

Please find attached DCBHA testimony as drafted for delivery on December 12 at a hearing of the DC Council regarding the two subject bills.

Testimony Regarding Maternal Mental Health and Immigrant Mental Health

posted Nov 17, 2017, 2:44 PM by DC Behavioral Health Association

DCBHA provided testimony regarding two bills in the DC Council which, respectively, create a Maternal Mental Health Task Force and commission a study of immigrant mental health and substance abuse. Information regarding the Maternal Mental Health bill is here. Information regarding the immigrant mental health and substance abuse study is here.

A copy of DCBHA testimony is attached.

Purple Wave Vendor Registration

posted Aug 30, 2017, 10:08 AM by DC Behavioral Health Association

Please see attached information for vendors to participate in the DBH Purple Wave festival.

DHCF ACO Information

posted Aug 18, 2017, 2:05 PM by DC Behavioral Health Association

Please find attached slides presented by DHCF at its August 17 meeting regarding accountable care organizations.

DBH Strategic Planning Initiatives Director's Letter

posted Jul 17, 2017, 2:29 PM by DC Behavioral Health Association

Please see attached.

School-Based Mental Health Plan Budget Support Act Amendment

posted Jun 27, 2017, 1:56 PM by DC Behavioral Health Association

The DC Council amended the proposed school-based mental health plan during its legislative session on June 27. Implementation of the plan will be delayed at least another year, and a study group, including CSA and non-CSA members, will make recommendations in advance of the Mayor's FY '19 budget proposal. Please see the language of the amendment attached.

Homeless Services Reform Act Amendments Community Meeting

posted May 25, 2017, 9:12 AM by DC Behavioral Health Association

Please see the attached flyer about upcoming proposed changes to the HSRA.

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