Patrick J. Kennedy
The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and the nation’s leading political voice on mental illness, addiction, and other brain diseases. During his 16-year career representing Rhode Island in Congress, he fought a national battle to end medical and societal discrimination against these illnesses, highlighted by his lead sponsorship of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008--and his brave openness about his own health challenges.
American Telemedicine Association
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading international resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. ATA works to fully integrate telemedicine into transformed healthcare systems to improve quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world. Established in 1993 as a non-profit organization and headquartered in Washington, DC, members include individuals, healthcare institutions, companies and other organizations with an interest in promoting the deployment of telemedicine throughout the world.
Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs
As the leading professional association for community-based mental health providers, the Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs (MACMHP) exists to ensure this essential safety net remains strong, vibrant and engaged. It serves as a proactive, unified voice and advocate for community mental health providers, and provides resources, training and networking to help community mental health organizations and their providers and staff thrive.
The National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH)
The National Council for Behavioral Health is the unifying voice of America’s community mental health and addiction treatment organizations. Its 2,200+ member organizations and 750,000+ staff serves the nation’s most vulnerable citizens — more than eight million adults and children living with mental illnesses and addictions. It is committed to ensuring all Americans have access to comprehensive, high-quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery and full participation in community life.
Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers
Established in 1979, the Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers is a private, not-for-profit trade association representing provider organizations that offer behavioral health & family services to their communities. It's committed to improving the health of Ohio's communities and the well-being of Ohio's families by promoting effective, efficient, and sufficient behavioral health and family services through member excellence and family advocacy.
Rehabilitation & Community Providers Association
The Rehabilitation & Community Providers Association (RCPA) is a Pennsylvania trade association whose members offer mental health, intellectual disability, and addictive disease treatment and services, brain injury, medical and vocational rehabilitation, and other related human services. It serves as a forum for the exchange of information and experience, represents providers on legislative and administrative matters, and serves as a point of contact with other related statewide organizations.