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DCBHA Letter to Mayor Bowser Regarding DBH Director Search

posted Dec 7, 2018, 6:58 AM by DC Behavioral Health Association

The District of Columbia Behavioral Health Association issued the attached letter to Mayor Bowser regarding her search for a new director for the Department of Behavioral Health.

Cm. Grosso Issues Letter Critical of SBMH Funding Allocation

posted Dec 4, 2018, 6:43 AM by DC Behavioral Health Association

Please see attached a letter from Coucilmember Grosso to the co-chairs of the School Mental Health Coordinating Council expressing dismay at funding allocations for school based mental health expansion grants.

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.

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