David Lloyd, who previously served as Senior Policy Advisor, will now oversee all policy efforts at The Kennedy Forum, including the expansion of strategic state and federal initiatives.
His tireless work advancing mental health parity has already improved access to care for millions of Americans. The Forum team congratulates David and looks forward to supporting him in this exciting new role. Learn more about David in this special Q&A blog post.
In other news…
The Kennedy Forum will join the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness for a Twitter Chat about changes to 42 CFR Part 2 (involving substance use disorder medical record sharing) on August 31 from 2-3pm ET. Follow their Twitter account for more details.
Founder Patrick J. Kennedy is pleased to be joining a panel at Mobilize Recovery 2022 in September titled “The Promise of Parity: Increasing Access to Mental Health and Addiction Care.” Greg Williams of The Alliance for Addiction Payment Reform will moderate. Learn more about attending a Mobilize event in your community here.
Patrick will also join a panel titled “The Public Health Crisis We Can No Longer Ignore: How We Can Work Together to Prevent Overdose Deaths – A Policy Perspective” at the Clinton Global Initiative in September.
The Kennedy Forum’s CEO, Rebecca Bagley, will be moderating a panel titled “The Future of Mental Health Policy” addressing parity and more at the Future of Mental Healthcare Conference West on November 9, 2022 in California. This conference brings together senior-level executives from across the industry for networking and learning opportunities. Panelists joining Rebecca include Bradley Lerner, Director, Public Policy, Manager, Behavioral Health and Enterprise Issues, Anthem; Charles Ingoglia, President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing; and Andy Keller, President and CEO, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute. Learn more and register here.