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National Council

The National Council on Behavioral Health (NCBH) advocates on behalf of the American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people for improved behavioral health by advising and assisting Indian Health Service (IHS) leadership concerning relevant behavioral health issues and policies, while promoting integration of behavioral health into overall health care.

NCBH Leadership

Dr. Beverly Cotton
Director, Division of Behavioral Health
5600 Fishers Lane
Mailstop 08N13
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: 301-443-4754

Dr. Phil Rector
Vice Chair
Acting Behavioral Health Consultant
Director, Behavioral Health, Forensic Psychologist
Wind River Service Unit
P.O. Box 128
Fort Washakie, WY 82514
Phone: 307-335-5952

Chris Poole
Behavioral Health Consultant
522 Minnesota Ave, N.E.
Bemidji, MN 56601
Phone: 218-444-0485