Comments from The Coalition for Behavioral Health on the HARP BH HCBS

The Coalition for Behavioral Health is the umbrella advocacy association of New York’s behavioral health provider community, representing 100 non-profit community-based behavioral health agencies that serve more than 600,000 consumers in New York City and its surrounding counties. The Coalition recently announced a plan to develop a strategic partnership with the Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP) to build a unified voice for behavioral health providers, highlight integration as the future of our field, and improve care for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Together, The Coalition and ASAP represent 250 community-based agencies throughout New York State.