President’s Executive Actions on Gun Violence Violate Civil Rights of Individuals with Psychiatric Diagnoses
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2016 — President Obama’s executive actions on gun control falsely link mental health conditions and gun violence, and violate civil rights protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), says the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), an organization
On December 3, 2015 the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) presented its annual budget. Governor Bill Haslam, Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin, Chief Operating Officer Greg Adams and David Thurman, state budget director, presided the hearing.
“Murphy Bill” Continues to Exclude the Voices of Millions of Persons with Mental Health Conditions as It Moves to Full Committee
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On November 4, the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee marked up an amended version of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015 (H.R. 2646), introduced by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Rep. Bernice Johnson