Activist Spotlight: Linda Rosenberg on the Excellence in Mental Health Act

Last month, the Excellence Act, which aims to improve and expand mental health care, was signed into law. Linda Rosenberg, president & CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health, discusses the significance of this historic legislation.

Treating Addiction Cuts Health Care Costs: Let’s Put Our Money Where The Savings Are

The national debate on health care reform has overlooked an area of vast potential savings—the treatment of substance abuse. Untreated or under-treated substance abusers are world-class consumers of health care dollars; they are repeat customers, who crowd emergency rooms and overwhelm clinics. A recent study by CASA, Columbia University’s National Center on Addiction and Substance…