Press Releases

CrisisTalk_RainEMS-1200x400May 7, 2019 – #CrisisTalk is Transforming Dialogue in Behavioral Health. NASMHPD and its Crisis Now partners sparking dialogue on crises (Read more here)

May 7, 2019AAS Holds Successful 52nd Annual Conference. Record attendance incl. Dr. Robert Sapolsky, world-renowned biologist and neuroscientist (Read more here)

April 14, 2019Technology Leverages the Human Voice to Save Lives. Tokyo-based PST, Inc. and state of Georgia Research Collaboration (Read more here)

April 4, 2019Zero Suicide Healthcare: no more gaps. 20 countries together release the Rotterdam Declaration call to action (Read more here)

April 2, 2019American Association of Suicidology Hosts 52nd Annual Conference in Denver, CO, themed “Converging Fields, Expanding Perspectives” (Read more here)


November 14, 2018 CMS Focus on Full Crisis Continuum in Letter to State Medicaid Directors and Secretary Alex Azar speech (Read more here)

October 4, 2018 Recommendations for Urgent and Emergency Mental Health Care published by NHS Clinical Commissioners and RI International (Read more here)

July 6, 2018 RI International Announces Senior Leadership Changes with Board of Directors and executive team (Read more here)

April 20, 2018 New Website Launched by NASMHPD to transform mental health crisis systems (Read more here)

April 11, 2018 Suicide Prevention Experts Convene in DC to discuss large-scale public health solutions (Read more here)

IMG_1098April 10, 2018 American Association of Suicidology Honors US Rep. Grace F. Napolitano as recipient of 2018 Public Policy Award (Read more here)

April 10, 2018 Crisis Tech 360 Honored with Technology Award by the National Council for Behavioral Health Excellence (Read more here)

August 30, 2017 – David Covington Appointed to HHS Federal Committee ISMICC representing a leading service organization for adults with SMI (Read more here)

June 16, 2017 – Paul Galdys Joins RI International as Deputy CEO after three years with AHCCCS and the Arizona Department for Health Services (Read more here)

2017-04-28_17-21-30April 28, 2017 – Ribbon Cutting Held for Riverside, California Mental Health Urgent Care joint venture of RI International and RUHS Behavioral Health (Read more here)

April 25, 2017 – National Suicide Prevention Leaders Tackle TED Style Talks at the 50th Anniversary AAS Conference in Phoenix, Arizona April 27 – 29 (Read more here)

2017-04-28_17-20-25April 21, 2017 – S Word Video Screening at 50th American Association of Suicidology Conference in Phoenix, Arizona April 27 – 29 (Read more here)

March 14, 2017 – CrisisTech 360 Enables Crisis Leaders to Think, and Manage, by Numbers joint venture of RI International and Behavioral Health Link (Read more here)

November 11, 2016Crisis Now: What Makes Arizona Different Video highlights Arizona’s revolutionary mental health crisis services (Read more here)

November 2, 201624/7 Mental Health Urgent Care Opens in Palm Springs funded by Riverside University Health (Read more here)

September 28, 2016Trillium Hosts Recovery Summit with RI International in Wilmington, North Carolina (Read more here)

August 2, 2016 – Delaware Crisis Center Grand Opening with Governor Markell, the Department of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and RI International (Read more here)