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Abderholden: Families still face discrimination in mental health care

This year, just a few days prior to Mental Illness Awareness Week, we celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the passage of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction ... read more

We must treat mental health, bodily health the same

And yet most insurers today still ... of mental-health parity laws can take many forms. Insurance companies frequently limit how long and how often patients can receive care through rigorous pre-autho... read more

End this discrimination against people with mental illness and provide them with care

National Alliance on Mental ... mental health and addiction care at the same level as other health care. And yet, all these years later, equal coverage continues to remain elusive and people with ment... read more

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Individuals that are part of Community Missions Adult Mental Health programs will also participate. Among those slated to speak are: • Rev. Vince Eisaman — Pastoral care ... families affected by it ar... read more

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They struggle with the everyday activities of life and face ... discrimination resulting from it persists in ways both big and small. People still wait too long to ask for help and to access care. Peo... read more

Families still face discrimination in mental health care

It is a momentous law, promising an end to discriminatory coverage of mental health treatment ... and other barriers to care such as limited networks, lack of coverage for new treatment or even basic ... read more

NATIONAL VIEW: We must treat mental and bodily health the same

And yet most insurers today still ... of mental-health parity laws can take many forms. Insurance companies frequently limit how long and how often patients can receive care through rigorous pre-autho... read more

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Can I still ... mental health issues may be helped by religious organizations, but they may also face stigma and discrimination there. Most challenging is when they receive advice from their faith com... read more

Families still face discrimination in mental health care

Families went into debt in order to ensure a loved one was able to access much needed treatment. The parity law tried to address these issues. Parity seeks to treat mental health care the same ... end... read more



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