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Hillary Rodham Clinton, Patrick Kennedy, Mariel Hemingway, Diverse Leaders to Address Mental Health & Addiction Conference, May 5-7 in Washington, DC

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SOURCE National Council for Behavioral Health

Adjacent Hill Day to Bring 1,200 Advocates to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and political legacy Patrick Kennedy are among the 300 speakers at the 2014 National Council for Behavioral Health Conference and Hill Day, May 5-7 in Washington, DC.

The National Council Conference is a healthcare conference for organizational leaders, researchers, policy makers, stakeholders, and others focused on emerging delivery and payment of mental health and substance use services. More than 4,200 attendees learn about the latest public policy priorities, innovations, science, and clinical best practices.

Highlights include:

Monday, May 5

  • Linda Rosenberg, President & CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health, "Creating Change that Matters"
  • Tom Insel, Director, National Institute of Mental Illness, "Quest for the Cure: Scientific Breakthroughs in Treating Mental Illness"
  • Mariel Hemingway, Oscar-nominated Actress, Ernest Hemingway's granddaughter, "Running from Crazy"

Tuesday, May 6

  • Keynote Address by The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Don Berwick, Former CMS Administrator, "Promising Care: How We Can Rescue Health Care by Improving It"
  • Harold Koplewicz, President, Child Mind Institute, "Lessons from Sandy Hook"

Wednesday, May 7

  • Patrick Kennedy, Former Congressman and Founder of One Mind, "We CAN Make a Change in Washington"
  • Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), "Moving the Mental Health Agenda Inside the Halls of Congress"
  • Hill Day, the largest mental health and substance use treatment advocacy event

WHO: National Council for Behavioral Health

WHAT: 2014 National Council Conference and Hill Day

WHERE: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

WHEN: May 5-7, 2014

WHY: More than 4,200 attendees will hear from 300 speakers on the latest innovations, public policies, technologies, and clinical best practices.

Credentialed media receive complimentary registration. Please download a basic registration form at www.thenationalcouncil.org/csGQ5 and return to HeatherC@TheNationalCouncil.org.

DETAILS: www.TheNationalCouncil.org/Conference

Contact: Heather Cobb, 202.684.7457 x277 HeatherC@TheNationalCouncil.org

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