Assistant Vice President for Strategic Partnerships
National Council for Behavioral Health
A mental health equity advocate, Tramaine EL-Amin currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for strategic partnerships at the National Council for Behavioral Health in Washington, D.C. In this role, she provides oversight of corporate and community business development and leads strategic initiatives for Mental Health First Aid USA®. As a certified master trainer and national instructor, EL-Amin has contributed to more than 2 million individuals being equipped to recognize signs and symptoms related to mental health, substance use and suicide across the country. Prior to her tenure at the National Council, EL-Amin oversaw health equity initiatives at the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) —a $1 billion publicly held behavioral health managed care organization. Her efforts focused on diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement and a strategic approach to addressing public mental health and substance use disparities in service delivery for more than 1.5 million youth and adults throughout Philadelphia.