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Join us to help our region's southern 33 counties plan a path forward to prevent and treat opioid prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction.


Regional Planning Meeting

Monday, June 6, 2016, 10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch Provided

RSVP by May 27, 2016

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Registration is open for the second and third parts of the Illinois Telehealth Initiative's inaugural Illinois Telehealth Law Forum, a series exploring the current role of telehealth in Illinois and the broader Midwest.


Dates:       June 7 and September 13, 2016

Time:        8:00 am - 4:15 pm CST

Locations:  Chicago (Loop), Carbondale, Naperville and Springfield


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NCSACW Webinars Now Available

SAMHSA has made available 12 National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) webinars on its YouTube Channel. The free webinars highlight hot topics, including medication-assisted treatment and the treatment of opioid use during pregnancy, and a series on evidence-based practices, trauma-informed care, and building collaborative practice.  View the Webinars

Upcoming Events

May 30, 2016 8:00 AM (CDT) • CBHA Offices Closed
June 02, 2016 8:30 AM (CDT) • Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
June 03, 2016 10:00 AM (CDT) • Teleconference
June 03, 2016 10:00 AM (CDT) • Teleconference
June 08, 2016 10:00 AM (CDT) • Teleconference
June 09, 2016 11:00 AM (CDT) • Webinar
June 10, 2016 9:30 AM (CDT) • Centralia, IL
June 17, 2016 12:00 PM (CDT) • Teleconference
June 20, 2016 10:00 AM (CDT) • Teleconference
June 22, 2016 9:00 AM (CDT) • Teleconference
June 24, 2016 9:30 AM (CDT) • Metropolitan Family Services - Chicago, IL

Vendor Support Initiative
Vendor Assistance Program, LLC (VAP)


The Vendor Assistance Program, LLC (VAP) purchases eligible Accounts Receivables from vendors and providers contracted with the State of Illinois for 100% of the underlying invoice value. Eligible vendors and providers have to be listed in the Prompt Payment Act.

Provider Results Version 2.0
Access to Prevention, Care, Treatment and Services

Saves Lives and Treasury


CBHA Members - Please use the provider results contained in this document as a template and use your own provider results in meetings with your legislators with a copy on file at the CBHA office.  "Provider Results"  should be sent to Sheryl Turpin at CBHA Central.

  • Youth Counselors - Full and Part Time
  • Full Time Therapist
  • Executive Director
  • Director of Adult Services

Check out the Job Postings page for details.


JOIN US! - If your agency is not yet a CBHA Member, we have a special trial membership offer just for you!


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CMS Issues Opportunity for Substance Use Delivery Transformation, Including Limited IMD Coverage

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a State Medicaid Director (SMD) letter outlining new service delivery opportunities for individuals with a substance use disorder (SUD). The letter highlights a new opportunity for states to use Section 1115 waivers to test Medicaid coverage of a full continuum of addiction treatment settings, including settings that would otherwise be prohibited under the Institutions for Mental Disease (IMD) exclusion.
More information and the full article on The National Council website can be found here.


CBHA Mission:

Our mission is to represent the interests of our members in order
to ensure access and availability of a comprehensive system of
accountable, quality behavioral healthcare services for the people of Illinois.

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