Mental Health Care Reform Requires Families to Speak Up
It’s been more than fifty years since President John F. Kennedy signed into law the Community Mental Health Act of 1963. That act strived to revitalize mental health care for people with serious mental illness (SMI). It endeavored to allow people with SMI to live among society by stabilizing them with new evidence-based treatments and medications, and to rid society of the inhumane conditions that characterized institutions. It was admirable indeed….READ MORE
Support The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, HR2646.
If you have a family member with serious mental illness, The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, HR2646, is a lifeline. But we have not yet reached safety. First, visit our take action page to see what you can do. Then, to get more involved in advocating for HR2646, contact Kimberly Blaker [email protected]