The Global Alliance Mourns the Loss of Milton F. Shore

The Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice (formerly the American Orthopsychiatric Association) mourns the loss of Milton F. Shore, who served as editor of the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (AJO) in 1989–1993 and president of the American Orthopsychiatric Association in 1980–1981. Milt’s contributions to the association cannot be overstated. Read more...

  Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health 

preliminary agenda for the conference is now available! The conference, co-sponsored by the Global Alliance, will be held in Tampa, FL, March 5-8, 2017. Take advantage of the early bird registration rate by February 10, 2017. Don't miss presentations by our award winners! 

Dr. Don Wertlieb is recipient of the 2017 Presidential Citation for Lifetime Achievement. He will be presenting at the conference on "Triple-Twin Tracking for Inclusion of Young Children with Disabilities and their Families: Programs and Policies Strengthening Global Rights Systems."

Dr. Mary Ann McCabe is recipient of the Blanche F. Ittleson Award. She will presenting at the conference on "The Next Frontier for Promoting Child Mental Health." 
Cover of American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
AJO has a new look for a new year! Check out the table of contents of the first issue of 2017, which includes articles on mental health and homelessness, self-stigma and help seeking, and strategies for promoting young people's well-being. Also, be sure to read the Executive Committee's editorial about the exciting changes happening at the Global Alliance. 

Global Alliance Recognition Recipients Announced

The Global Alliance recognizes significant contributions of individuals or organizations that align with and reflect the Alliance's core values.  In particular, honorees engage in behavioral health research, practice, or advocacy that helps to promote more humane social policy. Our recent recipients include:

Brook Griese
Tonda Hughes






Robert Simmons
Donald Warne