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Laws and Regulations for Substance Abuse & Mental …

(9 days ago) Federal Laws Related to SAMHSA Expand All Collapse All SUPPORT Act 21st Century Cures Act Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) Affordable Care Act (ACA) Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA) Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Sober Truth on … See more


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The Federal and State Role in Mental Health

(1 days ago) WebThe federal government works to protect the rights of individuals with mental health disorders in a variety of settings, including the workplace, schools, and in treatment. It …


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Current Mental Health Legislation Mental Health America

(4 days ago) WebLearn about some of the bills introduced in the 116th Congress and where they fall in line with Mental Health America's legislative priorities: Overall Health Care Reform …


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42 U.S. Code § 9501 - Bill of Rights U.S. Code US Law

(7 days ago) Web(A) The right to appropriate treatment and related services in a setting and under conditions that— (i) are the most supportive of such person’s personal liberty; and (ii) restrict such …


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H.R.1368 - Mental Health Justice Act of 2021 - Congress.gov

(Just Now) WebMental Health Justice Act of 2021 This bill creates a grant program for states and local governments to train and dispatch mental health professionals to …


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(7 days ago) Web4 ways federal gov can help seriously mentally ill Federal Mental Illness Policy Solutions Mental health legislation generally focuses on improving mental wellness in the highest-functioning. It should focus on delivering …


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5 Mental Health Bills We Can All Agree On - Verywell Mind

(8 days ago) WebAt the end of September 2022, the House of Representatives passed the Mental Health Matters Act. It was introduced by congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) …


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HIPAA Privacy Rule and Sharing Information Related …

(4 days ago) WebThe Rule is carefully balanced to allow uses and disclosures of information—including mental health information —for treatment and these other purposes with appropriate …


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Compliance With Federal Behavioral Health and Wellness …

(9 days ago) WebPer the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, insurance plans are required to cover behavioral health services, …


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Information Related to Mental and Behavioral Health

(3 days ago) WebThese federal rules are administered by HHS’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) . Content created by Office for Civil …


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Autistic Youth and Those With Mental Health Conditions

(1 days ago) Web5 hours ago · In Georgia, a bill passed into law earlier this year states simply, as part of its reasoning, that gender-affirming care for minors should be banned, because some …


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National Mental Health Act - Wikipedia

(6 days ago) WebThe National Mental Health Act (1946) became law on July 3, 1946. It established and provided funds for a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The act made the …


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Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the …

(9 days ago) WebIf you have depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or another mental health condition, you are protected against discrimination and harassment at …


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Mental Health Benefits: State Laws Mandating or Regulating

(9 days ago) Web1. Mental Health "Parity" or Equal Coverage Laws. Parity, as it relates to mental health and substance abuse, prohibits insurers or health care service plans from …


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Mental Health Parity is the Law, and We're Enforcing it

(5 days ago) WebFiled in Mental Health Benefits • By: Ali Khawar • January 25, 2022 The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration is dedicated to …


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Texas House passes bill making it easier to look at mental health …

(7 days ago) WebUnder the federal law, investigators must check to see if 18-to-20-year old's have anything in their mental health histories that should prevent them from buying a gun.


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Pillen signs Nebraska mental health services bill - WOWT

(2 days ago) WebThe group was joined by state health representatives and community program providers as well. Today I signed into law LB276, the Certified Community …


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Police face higher risk, rate of suicide. End LEO mental health stigma

(1 days ago) WebThe perceived stigma surrounding mental health problems keeps many officers from seeking help. This column contains discussion of suicide. If you or someone …


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Colorado bans sale of diet pills in push to address eating disorders

(Just Now) Web26 minutes ago · May 30, 2023 at 2:55 p.m. Colorado insurers will soon be barred from using an antiquated weight calculation to block a patient from accessing eating disorder …


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Mental Health Benefits: State Laws Mandating or Regulating

(Just Now) WebThe newly enacted federal parity law affects insurance policies that already provide some mental health coverage; there is no federal law directly mandating parity …


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State Fact Sheets NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

(3 days ago) WebMany important mental health policy decisions happen at the state level. But policymakers want to know how mental illness impacts their constituents. Download important state …


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Letters on mental health, Oklahoma's school needs and love

(9 days ago) WebEveryone who has ever worked in or around the legislative process knows that creating law and crafting a state budget is difficult work. According to Mental …


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Mental Health at Work U.S. Department of Labor

(9 days ago) WebUnder federal law, workers with mental health conditions may be protected against discrimination and harassment at work related to their condition, have workplace …


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The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA)

(5 days ago) WebThe Mental Health Parity Act of 1996 (MHPA) provided that large group health plans cannot impose annual or lifetime dollar limits on mental health benefits that are less …


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Parents with Mental Illness and Child Custody Issues

(9 days ago) WebSome state laws cite mental illness as a condition that can lead to loss of custody or parental rights. Thus, parents with mental illness often avoid seeking mental health services for fear of losing custody of …


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State of New Jersey

(4 days ago) Web609-292-4791. Citizen Inquiries-. 609-984-5828. AG Grewal, Division of Consumer Affairs Announce Actions to Expand Access to Mental Health, Substance …


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Systems Advocacy - The Official Web Site for The State of …

(7 days ago) WebMental Health Association 4 Jimmie Leeds Road Galloway, NJ 08205 (609) 652-3800 Mental Health Association of Hudson County Community Health Law Project 225 …


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(5 days ago) Webredisclosure may no longer be protected by federal or state law. 6. THIS AUTHORIZATION DOES NOT AUTHORIZE YOU TO DISCUSS MY HEALTH INFORMATION OR …


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Fact check: Gov. Greg Abbott accused of $211M mental health …

(6 days ago) WebThe group’s annual “State of Mental Health in America” gave Texas an overall ranking of 46 in 2023. It also ranked Texas last on “access to care,” which …


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Family of Colorado man killed by police during mental health crisis

(3 days ago) WebThe parents of a 22-year-old Colorado man killed by a sheriff’s deputy while suffering a mental health crisis will get $19 million from state and local agencies and …


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Texas just closed a critical gun background check loophole - KWTX

(9 days ago) WebPublished: May. 17, 2023 at 5:48 PM PDT. (TEXAS TRIBUNE & PRO PUBLICA) - Texas lawmakers have closed a loophole in state law that allowed people …


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