Wyden: Build Mental Health Reform Foundation In Gun Safety Bill

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / June 14, 2022 at 6:51 PM
Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) wants the mental health provisions in the gun safety proposal that senators are crafting this week to include some of the policies his committee is working on, like creating a so-called telehealth bill of rights. But Wyden and advocates say there will still be room for a separate mental health package later, especially since the gun violence prevention framework doesn’t mention substance use disorder services. Wyden told Inside Health Policy on Tuesday (June...

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