Workforce, Integration Still On Congress’ Mental Health Reform List

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / July 5, 2022 at 2:52 PM
It’s been a long road this year for those pushing policymakers to address the mental health and addiction crises, and while Congress invested nearly $15 billion in mental health initiatives via the gun safety bill passed last month, advocates say there’s still a pressing need to integrate behavioral health providers and primary care, build and retain the mental health workforce and expand access substance use disorder treatment. While the focus of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act is to reduce gun...

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