The Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG) is urging supporters of the Mental Health Reform Act to call their senators this Friday, September 2.
Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) are bringing together mental health advocates, providers, and patients for a discussion on comprehensive mental health reform and the need for the Senate to pass their bipartisan Mental Health Reform Act.
The Senate has recently introduced the Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680), which would amend the Public Health Service Act to provide comprehensive mental health reform.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) offers a summary and reflection on the newest national education reform law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
The American Psychological Association sent letters this past March to encourage passage of the Equality Act through both chambers of Congress.
One week ago today, the Senate passed a bill by a 94-1 vote providing funds to prevent and treat opioid addiction.
On Monday, February 29, the United States Senate will begin voting on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (S. 524). Our friends at the National Council for Behavioral Health set up an easy way for you to contact your Senator and urge passage of this legislation.
The National Register expressed support for the bipartisan Medicare Mental Health Access Act.
The Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness released a paper that suggests revisiting the Substance Use Privacy Law. “The proposed changes in this paper are designed to balance the need to facilitate communications in support of safe, high quality health care with the need to protect the privacy interests of persons who seek treatment for substance use disorders.”