Pennsylvania Unveils Community-Based Web Sites for People with Mental Illness, Mental Retardation or Substance Abuse Issues, Their Families and Service Providers

November 25, 2008
Network of Care

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvanians now have access to a breakthrough Web solution for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health issues. The Network of Care for Behavioral Health is an online resource that provides critical information, communication and advocacy tools with a single point of entry.

The Pennsylvania Network of Care (www.pennsylvania.networkofcare.org) is funded by the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP). Regardless of where individuals, families and agencies begin their search for assistance with behavioral health issues, the Pennsylvania Network of Care ensures they will find what they need. The new Web sites will enable people to find the right service at the right time; educate themselves about their issues; understand current policy initiatives and advocate directly to elected officials, and better manage their affairs, interactions and important records.

The Pennsylvania Network of Care for Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive Service Directory of the community-based service providers in each Pennsylvania county, putting people in touch with the right services at the right time. Pennsylvania Network of Care also provides easy-to-search libraries and vital information about specific disorders, pending legislation and advocacy, as well as daily news.