To learn how your organization can become a member, click here.

By becoming a member of North Country Behavioral Healthcare Network your organization joins with the leading behavioral healthcare providers in northern New York to affect the future of service delivery in the region.  The Network provides its members with a level of
  communication, collaboration and regional advocacy that has positioned North Country providers to shape and influence emerging behavioral healthcare issues, particularly those that impact service quality and access.  
In addition to the shared vision and voice the Network brings its members, it also offers its members many tangible benefits, including:
 
     
  Press Releases
Health System Reform Updates
Professional education and training
Regional behavioral health projects
Quarterly member meeting
Advocacy: local, state and national
Member Discounts
Bud's Blog

 
 
• Health System Reform Updates

system reform

The Members Public Policy Update, gleaned from major news sources and government, professional and advocacy internet offerings, and published bi-weekly, contains a recap and analysis of the latest in healthcare systems transformation on the state and federal level, related news items and information on important resources such as upcoming webinars, meetings and trainings.


• Professional education and training

The Network helps its members keep their travel and training costs down by organizing high quality, professional training and education opportunities locally. It offers quarterly, customized education programs designed to meet the specific needs of member organizations.

Click HERE to see current offerings.


• Regional behavioral health projects

The Network is always looking for opportunities to support member organization efforts to expand and improve services or capacity for service delivery. Members identify issues that can be addressed collaboratively through their interactions quarterly meetings, and then work through the Network office to get the support needed to be able to advance the project.


• Quarterly member meetings

Network members convene quarterly at various regional locations to receive a network update, project and committee reports, and hear from a speaker on a topic of member interest. The Network's annual meeting is held in June each year and includes election of officers, planning for the upcoming year, and informal networking opportunities. Minutes from all meetings are archived in the “Members Only” section of the Network's website.


• Advocacy: Local, state, and federal

Then Network's Public Policy Committee works to identify behavioral health issues specific to the North Country, and through affiliation with existing statewide advocacy groups is able to assure that the North Country providers' voice is heard locally, in Albany and Washington, DC.


• Member discounts

Membership in the Network gives agencies access to discounted pricing on many of North Country Management Services' (the Network's affiliated management services organization – MSO) products and services. Please visit the MSO's website for more information about how it can help you and your organization make things happen.