Posts tagged "mental health"

Department of Justice Sues Mississippi for Failing to Provide Adequate Mental Health Care

The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the state of Mississippi for failing to provide adults with mental illness appropriate access to healthcare, a violation of their civil rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA).

Obama Announces New Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence

President Obama announced new executive actions to reduce gun violence today, including expanded mandatory background checks, increased enforcement of gun laws, and increased funding for mental health care.
Obama Administration Issues Mental Health Parity Rule

Obama Administration Issues Mental Health Parity Rule

The mental health parity law prohibits insurance companies from limiting insurance coverage for mental health and substance use disorder services.