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Among all the sad realities about mental health care, here’s one that’s hard to shake: Money matters.
Even comfortably middle-class suburban residents find it challenging to pay for mental health care, so the cost of treatment can be discouraging for many who need help, experts say.
Federal and state mental health parity acts require insurance to cover mental health treatment under the same terms as other conditions. But psychiatrists say, in reality, some
Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) noted that the newly released Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score confirms devastating losses to mental health care in the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA).
“Under the American Health Care Act, it is estimated that 23 million Americans will lose coverage for mental health care by 2026, including 14 million who will no longer be covered by Medicaid, ” said Mary Giliberti, CEO of NAMI. “This will Read More
NAMI Celebrates Mental Health Month
Observation will call on Americans to become inspired, informed and involved
e/ — This month, NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will observe Mental Health Month to raise awareness about mental illness and call on all Americans to be ‘Into Mental Health: Inspired, Informed, Involved.’ The campaign will focus on the power of starting inspiring conversations, being informed to know the right thing to say and becoming involved Read More
Most people have experienced anxiety at some point. Running late for an important meeting, getting ready before a date, speaking publicly for the first time—anxiety is within the scope of the human experience. In fact, it’s a perfectly normal reaction to stressful situations.
This fact is both positive and negative for people who live with anxiety conditions. It’s beneficial because most people have some understanding of what anxiety feels like, and may be more sympathetic Read More