Jayne O’Donnell, Healthcare Reporter for USA Today speaks with Dennis Hobb, Executive Director of McClendon Center, about his concerns over the possible repeal of Obamacare.
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“One of the little-talked-about effects of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was to boost access to mental health care for the poor. For people like Mouketou [— a client of McClendon Center], access to mental health care can mean the difference between being able to hold down a job or not.” Click HERE for the complete […]
from the DC Behavioral Health Association Newsletter, June 27, 2017 | www.DCBehavioralHealth.org DC Council FY 2018 Budget$2.9 million included in the Health Committee markup to support a rate increase, pending conclusion of the anticipated rate study, was included in the final FY 2018 budget approved by the DC Council. Without these funds, even if […]
One of the more important roles Human Resources plays in supporting employees is creating a stress free process for seeking time off to address mental health needs. With limited sick time and high demands at work many organizations don’t make it easy or comfortable for employees to take time off. Sure, many organizations offer health […]
For a limited time, if you donate $25 (or more), we’ll send you a set of note cards as our appreciation. The artwork on the note cards were created by our clients who exhibited their pieces at our Art of Transformation event. Each package contains one of each design pictured. DONATE NOW to make your gift […]
Earlier today, USA TODAY hosted a Facebook Live discussion about the GOP health plan and its effects on mental health and addiction progress. Linda Rosenberg, CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health and Samuel Hedgepeth, a McClendon Center client, addressed how “the House Republicans’ Affordable Care Act replacement placement plan would dramatically change who is eligible […]
We’re so excited to be hosting this year’s Art of Transformation client art show & reception at Capitol at 400, a roof-top venue with spectacular views of our nation’s capital. Your support of this event is so important to our clients, especially those who use art as a therapeutic tool. In addition to raising critical […]
We are proud to have been selected by the MAXIMUS Foundation to receive a $5,000 grant in support of our programs and services for our community members with mental illness. Over 2,000 men and women come to McClendon Center – all of whom are working toward achieving their highest degree of mental health recovery and […]
The problems with funding for mental and behavioral healthcare is not new to District of Columbia; but, this year, the effects are overwhelming. By the end of September, McClendon Center will experience a shortfall of over $100,000 due to the Department of Behavioral Health cutting off funding for uninsured clients. This problem appears to be […]