Mental Health Parity Bill

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The bill S1253 would require the State Health Benefits Plan and the School Employees Health Benefits Plan to cover alcohol and substance abuse services under the same terms and conditions as other illnesses. If the plan does not cover alcohol … Continued

Facts for Community Members: Five Essential Steps for First Reponders Information for Prescribers Safety Advice for Patients & Family Members Recovering from Opioid Overdose. Download the SAMHSA Opioid Overdose ToolKit HERE.

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20 November 2013 By: H. Westley Clark, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., CAS, FASAM,Director, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment With all the attention given to bath salts, heroin, and prescription drugs, it is very easy to forget that the excessive use of … Continued

AACAP Call to Action for Children’s Mental Health

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Despite increased public attention, Congressional focus on the prevention, early identification, and treatment of childhood mental illness has stalled. During AACAP’s Annual Meeting (October 22-26), join your colleagues in urging Congress not to lose sight of the needs of children … Continued

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