Behavioral Health Today

National Council’s Advocacy for Wellness with Aaron Williams, MA – Episode 141

April 12, 2022

There's been an awakening and awareness to the things that input into holistic wellness. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor is joined by Aaron Williams. Aaron works as the integrated care consultant and senior advisor for the National Council of Mental Wellbeing. Aaron has more than 18 years of experience providing training and technical assistance and behavioral health services with an emphasis on substance use treatment and prevention, workforce development, and the implementation of evidence-based practices and clinical settings. Together Graham and Aaron discuss the National Council and its focus, services, and goals. The National Council for Mental Wellbeing is an advocacy organization that provides advocacy on Capitol Hill, public education, technical assistance in integration of mental health and primary care, programs for ethnic and racial equity in healthcare, and commitment to providing resources to help implement programs and training for the improvement of the nation’s mental wellness. National Council is assisting providers who are doing significant work to make sure that people have the potential and the ability to really engage with the world.

 

For more information about the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, please visit: https://www.thenationalcouncil.org

For more information about NatCon22, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing’s annual conference, please visit: https://eventscribe.net/2022/NatCon22/

For more information about the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Technology Transfers Center, please visit: https://www.samhsa.gov/technology-transfer-centers-ttc-program

For more information about PCSS and providing opioid use disorder services or medications for addiction, please visit: https://pcssnow.org

For more information about the Opioid Response Network (ORN), please visit: https://opioidresponsenetwork.org

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