A RETURN TO THE ASYLUM: STEP AWAY FROM THE CRACK PIPE. “Improving Long-Term Psychiatric care: Bring Back the Asylum”

“The financially sensible and morally appropriate way forward includes a return to psychiatric asylums that are safe, modern, and humane.”

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ACMHA College for Behavioral Health Leadership NEW INNOVATIVE PEER INITIATIVE 2015 [RURAL AND FRONTIER INTEREST]

New Peer Initiative – February 3 Deadline 01/22/2015 Application Deadline: February 3, 2015 Application Additional Information The ACMHA Peer Leadership Interest Group (PLIG) is doing meaningful and important work for the field. If you have not seen it, the tool kit that arose out of our discussions and input is available and being promoted to the […]

NATIONAL MONUMENT TO HONOR DOROTHEA DIX

Issue Proclamation creating National Monument to honor Dorothea Dix Martha Brock Cary, NC The imminent sale of the 608 acres that remain of the former Dorothea Dix Hospital campus endangers historic buildings and a patients’ cemetery. Pleas to preserve part of the site to benefit those in NC with mental illness go ignored by the […]

ACMHA COLLEGE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PEER LEADERSHIP INTEREST GROUP (PLIG) RELEASES NATIONAL TOOLKIT TODAY

NYAPRS Note: Our ACMHA Peer Leaders Interest Group is very pleased to share this Peer Services Toolkit which is the result of numerous discussions amongst our members and research by primary author Patrick Hendry that were funded by a grant from Optum. It’s our hope both peer service leaders, states and new payers alike will […]