Recognizing the importance of expanding access to critical behavioral-health information, the National Association of County Behavioral Health Directors (NACBHD) last month announced a public/private partnership to promote an online mental health information source nationwide.
NACBHD and Trilogy Integrated Resources, developers of the website, have entered into a strategic alliance to support the implementation of a nationwide information, education, advocacy, support and policy development web-based network.
The Network of Care for Mental Health/Behavioral Health site has been recognized in the President's New Freedom Commission Report on Mental Health as a model program that illustrates the goal of using technology to access mental health care and information.
The site, www.networkofcare.org, is a resource to help individuals, families and agencies access information about mental health services, current mental health legislation, mental health news, as well as communication tools and other features. For a fee, the site can be individualized to specific states and local communities. The site now serves counties in California, New York and Ohio.
The Washington, D.C.-based NACBHD is comprised of …