Category Archives: Legislation

Important information about state and federal legislation that has passed, which could effect the services our child receives.

News Release – Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Contact: Devon Kearns, 202-224-9578 (Begich) September 18, 2013                                                   Liz Johnson, 202-224-3324 (Ayotte) BEGICH, AYOTTE URGE SENATE LEADERS TO BRING UP BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO ADDRESS MENTAL HEALTH Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act, which includes key … Continue reading

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Explaining The Affordable Care Act in 90 Seconds

The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) has released a new report focusing on children’s coverage as part of the ACA. Several of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) key provisions are targeted to children, but much of the law … Continue reading

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373,000 could go without mental health services

  Let’s drive this bully known as sequestration home a bit further. Unless Congress acts by March 1st, a series of automatic cuts – called a sequester (remember that?) – that threaten thousands of jobs and the economic security of … Continue reading

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