APA Applauds House Passage of Bill to Address Nation’s Mental Health Crisis

According to Psychiatric News (6/23), in June 22 news release, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) “applauded the passage of the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act (HR 7666) by the House of Representatives, calling the bill ‘an important step to expeditiously address the nation’s mental health crisis.’” The news release “noted…that HR 7666 includes several provisions that are high priorities for APA,” such as parity, collaborative care, crisis services, and workforce equity investments. The measure now moves to the Senate, and “APA encourages members to contact their senators to ask for their support in passing this” proposed legislation.

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