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Mental Health Bill Approved by Committee, Now Heads to House Floor

June 16, 2016
On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved a revised version of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646). Introduced and championed by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), the bill now heads to the House floor...
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Mental Health Bill Approved by Committee, Now Heads to House Floor

June 16, 2016
On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved a revised version of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646). Introduced and championed by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), the bill now heads to the House floor...
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National Council Hosts Mental Health First Aid Briefing On Capitol Hill

May 26, 2016
On Tuesday, May 24, Mental Health First Aid instructors and champions addressed a packed room on Capitol Hill to share stories about how Mental Health First Aid has saved their life, or the lives of others in their communities. For...
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National Council Hosts Mental Health First Aid Briefing On Capitol Hill

May 26, 2016
On Tuesday, May 24, Mental Health First Aid instructors and champions addressed a packed room on Capitol Hill to share stories about how Mental Health First Aid has saved their life, or the lives of others in their communities. For...
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National Council Issues Template Comments on Medication-Assisted Treatment Rule

May 26, 2016
New proposed rules from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) aim to increase access to opioid use disorder treatment while reducing the opportunity for medication diversion. SAMHSA included within the proposed rule specific questions for stakeholders from...
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The Story of Two Mothers

May 3, 2016
This post is adapted from comments shared at the Atlantic Summit on Mental Health and Addiction held on April 12 in Washington, DC. View a full summary of the event, including video of the event, here. I want to tell you...
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