Moving Mental
Health Forward

A data-driven nonprofit policy center

Our Focus Areas

  • Mental Health
  • Addiction & Overdose
  • Criminal Justice
  • Children & Teens
  • Workforce
  • Social Determinants

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Register Now for Our FREE June 24th Event on Deflection & Pre-Arrest Diversion

June 15, 2021

The Behavioral Health Foundation proudly presents a free interactive Zoom event: “Moving from Diversion to Deflection to Co-Responder and Beyond.” Learn from leading international and regional experts about the exciting field of deflection and pre-arrest diversion. Please join us Thursday, June 24, at 10:00 a.m. (CT) for a one-hour presentation followed by an interactive Q&A, featuring worldwide-renowned speaker Jac Charlier (PTACC & TASC CHJ), special guest Judge Dan Eisenstein (TN Diversion Coalition), and host Elliot Pinsly (Behavioral Health Foundation).

Behavioral Health Foundation CEO Wins Major National Award

June 9, 2021

Elliot Pinsly, President & CEO of the Behavioral Health Foundation, will be accepting the 2021 George Goodman Brudney and Ruth P. Brudney Social Work Award from Mental Health America (MHA) at their annual conference in Washington, DC, on June 11, 2021. This major national honor recognizes significant contributions made to improve the care and treatment of people with lived mental health experience.