John Mayes Award On September 8th, John Mayes, President and CEO of Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. was honored by the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health with the 2017 Dr. C. Vincent Bakeman Memorial Award. John's commitment and leadership in the field of mental health spans more than 30 years, and this award recognizes his timeless dedication to advancing behavioral health. On receiving this honor, he said, “It is always an honor to be recognized by your peers. If I have made some small contributions to the field, I am pleased. I also understand that there is much work still to be done and I look forward to supporting and inspiring those to follow." 
3789Jimmie Jackson Professional Care Services of West Tennessee (PCS) is a private, nonprofit organization serving citizens in Tipton, Lauderdale, Fayette, Haywood, Dyer, and Shelby counties. Through its six locations, PCS offers a broad range of traditional out-patient mental health services to adults and children. Clinical services include mental health assessment, individual and group counseling/therapy, family therapy, psychiatric evaluations and medication management. Services are provided by medical doctors, nurse practitioners, master’s level therapists, certified prevention specialists, and case managers.

CEO Jimmie Jackson joined PCS nearly 20 years ago as an accountant. He held positions of increasing responsibility before being appointed as CEO in 2015. He holds a Bachelor’s in Organizational Leadership from Union University. He currently chairs the Legislative Committee of the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations and is actively involved in his community through The Gideon’s International, NAACP and First Baptist Church.   
3789Lynn Brady Lynn Brady was appointed President & CEO of Journey Mental Health Center, succeeding Ron Lampert. She has served as the center’s Chief Operating Officer for the past five years and has more than 30 years’ experience in the mental health and substance use field both as a clinician and an administrator. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with an emphasis on health care administration.
3789Bill Henricks Bill Henricks succeeded Joan DiMaria as President and CEO of AllHealth Network in March and AllHealth, formerly Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network, rejoined mhca in June. Dr. Henricks has been active in behavioral healthcare for over 25 years, most recently serving as Vice President and Chief Operations Officer at Seton Shoal Creek and Behavioral Health Services in Austin, Texas. He holds a Ph.D. and Masters from Miami University of Ohio, an MBA from Marquette University and received his undergraduate degree from Augustana College.
Peggy Chase Wins Award2   Peggy Chase

Last month, Arizona State University’s Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy, and its Board of Advisors, recognized Terros Health President and CEO, and mhca Board Member, Peggy Chase with the 2017 Behavioral Health Leadership Award. The award was presented at the celebrated Awards Gala, which is part of the Center's annual Summer Institute in Sedona. This prestigious award was designed to honor individuals who have made sustained contributions to the accessibility, availability and effectiveness of behavioral health services in Arizona.

The Center's director Dr. Michael Shafer said, "The work that you do and that you have committed yourself to over these years has made lasting impacts in the lives of countless individuals and families. On behalf of ASU and the Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy, it is a personal pleasure to recognize you with this award."

Congratulations Peggy! 

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