In an exclusive interview, Modern Healthcare
reporter Jessica Zigmond talks with Linda Rosenberg, president and CEO of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare based in Washington. Rosenberg discusses Mental Health First Aid USA, an initiative the National Council is coordinating with the state health departments of Maryland and Missouri to train instructors in mental-health literacy. To date, the program is available in some 43 states.
Read the accompanying final installment of Modern Healthcare
's three-part series on suicide-prevention efforts in rural America
. The story, titled "Prevention through intervention
," was published in the Sept. 27, 2010 issue of Modern Healthcare
.A transcript of this interview is available here.