Who We Are

The National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control (NBHN) is 1 of 8 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Networks that ignite action to eliminate tobacco- and cancer-related disparities. NBHN serves as a resource hub for health care professionals seeking to combat disparities specifically impacting people with mental illnesses and addictions.

The National Council for Behavioral Health operates the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control in partnership with Behavioral Health and Wellness Program, Michigan Public Health Institute and Smoking Cessation Leadership Center. NBHN is a five-year program jointly funded by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s Office on Smoking and Health and Division of Cancer Prevention and Control.

What We Do

The National Behavioral Health Network strengthens the capacity of health care professionals to develop and implement efforts focused on eliminating tobacco- and cancer-related disparities among people with mental illnesses and addictions. Since 2013, NBHN has provided its members with numerous resources to support these efforts, such as: training and technical assistance (educational sessions, webinars and presentations), partnerships and collaboration (including custom consultation with the CDC and other key stakeholders), state strategy sessions, and tobacco and cancer control communities of practice.

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National Council for Behavioral Health Staff

Taslim van Hattum, LCSW, MPH Director

Margaret Jaco Manecke, MSSW Project Manager

Sarah Linden, MPH Project Coordinator


Impact

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