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MENTAL HEALTH FUNDING
With No State Budget, Community Mental Health in Crisis
Two Years After Newtown, Some States Are Retreating On Mental Health Funding
The Fatal Consequences Of Policing Mental Illness
Improve Outcomes For Children And Their Parents: Fund Family-Focused Mental Health Care
Executive Director, San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center
What Lauren and her children really need is a two-generation approach: providing mental health services to the family, for both the mother and her children. The catch is that public funding streams are generally not available for family-focused mental health services.
Alleged D.C. Shooter Would Not Have Gotten Much Help From the GOP
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Author and political analyst
The GOP's sudden discovery that there is a great need for more funding for that care is commendable. What's not is that it would try to sell the public on the notion that increasing that care makes it unnecessary to pass gun legislation.
Culturally Sensitive Providers Will Help Bring Mental Illness Out of Shadows
President, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
It is certainly good to see that the conversation about access to mental health services and removing the stigma of mental illness have moved out of the shadows and are now at the forefront of discussions within the White House and across the nation.
Mental Health Programs May Be Easier To Fix Than Gun Laws
It's Elementary: Ample Guns + Paltry Mental Health Services = Tragedy
Mark W. Schleisner
Director, nycBizTech Consulting
It's a recipe for never-ending tragedy. And I'm not just talking about tragedies like Newtown. What about all the times that people have killed others by gunfire in an act of road rage, family bickering, or a squabble with someone down the block?
Youth Mental Health Services Often Neglected For Many Teens
Protesters Put City 'On Trial' For Mental Health Clinic Closures
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