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New Hope for Mental Health Reform

Posted by Carah Counts on March 18, 2016

New Hope for Mental Health Reform | Carah Counts | Employer Healthcare Strategies blog by CareATC, Inc.The Senate is preparing a bi-partisan mental health reform bill, which actually shows promise of getting passed (no mean feat in an election year).

It all starts with the American problem of mental health. 1 in 5 adults suffer from mental health problems, but psychiatric resources are actually dwindling.

The bill would create a new government position to address mental health, as well as expanded grants to get help for children who show signs of burgeoning psychological problems.

Though the bill will undergo much scrutify and multiple changes, it shows good signs of passing the Senate.

Read full article at The Hill.


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Carah Counts

Carah is a Product Manager here at CareATC. When she's not busy working on our product strategy and roadmap, she dabbles in the occasional creative project or blog post.

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