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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

LGBT Health Is Inseparable from LGBT Rights

Yet this population continues to face a range of mental ... families, communities, and society at large). An example of the social ecology perspective considers individual experienced discrimination ... read more

LGBTQ+ Youth Prefer to Seek Mental Health Help Digitally

That stigmatization comes from friends, family, health care professionals ... But more than affirming previous studies, the survey proves that LGBTQ+ youth still deal with discrimination, intimidation ... read more

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Mental health and race – the blight of dual discrimination

Photograph: Time to Change An overwhelming majority of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in the UK living with mental health problems face ... where discrimination was common ... read more

Is mental health 'parity' law fulfilling its promise?

Great expectations When it passed in 2008, the federal mental health parity law was seen as ... that patients receive care based on the best medical evidence. "We are still at a point in the health ... read more

Mental Health Stigma Still Prevalent

Two stories published in the past week by our news team gives me reason to be a little pessimistic about the gains we’ve made in terms of educating folks about mental health ... still face ... read more

Mental Health and LGBT

Gender and sexual minorities face distinct social challenges, struggling with reconciling their sexual behaviour and identities with the norms prevalent in their families ... found in mental health ... read more

Factors Affecting Mental Health Care in Minority Populations

Instead, people who are Hispanic tend to go to clergy or family physicians, who can provide help and support but are unlikely to provide quality mental health care. Increasing ... is that most people ... read more

Patients With Mental Illness No Better Off Under Obamacare

But a new report from the National Alliance on Mental Illness shows the policies still have ... and their families face when it comes to managing behavioral health conditions. "The goal is to ensure ... read more

Julia Corbett-Hemeyer: Reflections on Pride Month

The lack of support is especially crucial if it occurs within the family. People who face rejection after coming ... identity as a class of people protected from discrimination in health care ... read more

Discrimination persists against patients with mental illness and addiction, panel says

Acknowledging that “there is more work to be done” to ensure that patients with mental illness and addiction do not face discrimination in their health care, a presidential ... public comments from ... read more

Legislators push for mental health bill

That data would allow regulators to investigate obstructions preventing people from getting mental health treatment and discrimination against people with mental health conditions in seeking medical ... read more

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