The mission of the Connection Coalition is to educate and engage behavioral health community stakeholders on issues related to ACCESS to behavioral health services and supports and promotion of  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and Health Equity within behavioral health care.

Principles and Priorities

Principles for Engagement and Advocacy

2023 Priorities

Upcoming Meeting List

Connection Coalition 2023 Meeting Dates

Previous Meeting Materials

Research Articles and Reports of Interest


Member Agencies

California Association of Alcohol and Drug Program Executives
California Association of Local Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions
California Behavioral Health Planning Council
California Council for the Advancement of Pharmacy
California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation
California Hospital Association
California Psychological Association
CaliforniaHeath+ Advocates
County Behavioral Health Directors Association
Forensic Mental Health Association of California
Mental Health America of California
NAMI California
Psychiatric Physicians Alliance of California
Words to Deeds, a Program of the Forensic Mental Health Association

Corporate Advisory Supporters

Alkermes, Inc
Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Systems
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.
Stars Behavioral Health Group
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
Telecare Corporation


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