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A Unified Vision for Transforming Mental Health and Substance Use Care

This statement calls for policy, programs and standards that prioritize mental health care and address the social and economic conditions.

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State Policy Platform for Addressing the U.S. Mental Health & Addiction Crisis

The Kennedy Forum's policy platform to aid states in leveraging federal funds to address rising rates of mental health and substance use disorders acr...

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Recommendations of Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

This report outlines Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy's recommendations to the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid...

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The Health Insurance Appeals Guide

This Guide details important information that consumers, providers and other stakeholders need to know when filing appeals for denials of MH/SUD treat...

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A campaign/website that seeks to empower youth and parents to recognize and address problematic tech behavior.

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COVID-19 Pandemic: How Can I Help?

The online toolkit includes strategies for effective giving, urgent needs to address now, and nonprofits to support.

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988 Toolkit

In 2020 Congress approved 988 to transform how we serve people facing a mental health crisis by providing a safe, easy-to-remember alternative to 911.

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Mental Health Media Guide

The Mental Health Media Guide is a groundbreaking, comprehensive resource for content creators designed to help expand positive mental health portraya...

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Healing the Nation: Advancing Mental Health and Addiction Policy

This guide from Well Being Trust provides federal policymakers with actionable solutions at every possible entry point, including comprehensive, inclu...

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