National Council for Mental Wellbeing Selects CBC President and CEO Dr. Jorge Petit for Medical Director Institute

Coordinated Behavioral Care (CBC) today announced that the National Council for Mental Wellbeing has selected CBC President and Chief Executive Officer Jorge Petit, MD, to join the Medical Director Institute. Dr. Petit is the newest member of this nationally renowned group of medical leaders. The...

Jody Rudin Named CEO of the Institute for Community Living (ICL)

The Institute for Community Living (ICL), a premier nonprofit innovator of whole health care that serves more than 15,000 New Yorkers each year, is pleased to announce that Jody Rudin has been named President and Chief Executive Officer. Rudin has over two decades of experience in the social...

Honoring David Woodlock’s Service to the Mental Health Community

David Woodlock, President and CEO of the Institute for Community Living (ICL), recently announced his retirement after a career in the mental health field spanning nearly five decades. Woodlock, who served as Deputy Commissioner for Children and Families at the New York State Office of Mental...

Grand Opening of Liberty Station – A New Housing Development in Port Jefferson Station

Concern Housing, Inc., a Medford-based non-profit agency committed to helping individuals live with dignity and enhanced opportunities, celebrated the grand opening of Liberty Station in Port Jefferson Station, New York. Liberty Station, a 77-unit rental community, provides workforce and...

NYC Community-based Behavioral Health Organizations and NYC Health + Hospitals Receive $10.49 million from NYS OASAS to Tackle the Opioid and Stimulant Use Epidemic in the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens

The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) has awarded up to $10.49 million to the Citywide Addiction Support Network (CASN) to expand services to reduce opioid and stimulant use in historically underserved Bronx, Manhattan and Queens communities. Starting next spring,...

MHNE Board Member and Psychiatrist Dr. Barry Perlman Publishes Memoirs in New Book “Rearview”

Barry B. Perlman, a psychiatrist and longtime Member of the Board of Mental Health News Education, the nonprofit organization that publishes Behavioral Health News and Autism Spectrum News, has published a professional memoir In Rearview: A Psychiatrist Reflects on Practice and Advocacy in a Time...

Suicide Prevention Survey: WellLife Network Needs Your Help

Suicide rates in America were continuing to increase at alarming rates even before COVID-19. However, the economic and sociopolitical landscape as well as the increased turmoil, stress due to uncertainty, and disruption in people’s lives since COVID-19 has caused tragic changes in the lives of...

Mental Health News Education, Publisher of Behavioral Health News, Welcomes David Minot as New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Mental Health News Education (MHNE), the nonprofit organization that publishes Autism Spectrum News and Behavioral Health News, announces important changes in Executive leadership and launches a planning initiative with an eye toward future development. In a move designed...

How EHR’s Are Responding to the Need for Virtual Client Care

The past year has been challenging for every single one of us and unprecedented in so many ways. Agencies that provide mental health services have been hit particularly hard. They have had to pivot in order to provide therapy to clients online or over the phone, and problem solve so that those who...

Smith Named COO at Innovative Management Solutions of NY

Innovative Management Solutions of New York (IMSNY), a management service organization formed by Coordinated Behavioral Care IPA (CBC) and Coordinated Behavioral Health Services IPA (CBHS), has named Mathew Smith, LMSW, MBA as Chief Operating Officer (COO). [caption id="attachment_6594"...