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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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Don't Be Denied

If you know what to watch out for, you will be better equipped to assert your rights.

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Don't Deny Me: Fact Sheet

Parity is now a human rights issue; it is time to demand change. Review the fact sheet below to learn more.

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Evaluating State Mental Health and Addiction Parity Statutes: A Technical Report

Describes the process that was used to identify key elements of legal codes relating to parity across all 50 states.

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APA Parity Poster

Federal law is clear that insurers can no longer discriminate against patients with mental illness, including substance use. But how many people know...

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Health in Mind: A Philanthropic Guide for Mental Health and Addiction

This guide from the Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy identifies approaches that are most effective at preventing, treating, and supporting the...

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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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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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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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