Saturday, December 7, 2013

News and Commentary from the Treatment Advocacy Center
December 2 - December 6, 2013
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"How You Can Help Make Treatment Possible"
By making a gift to the Treatment Advocacy Center, you can help us make treatment possible for more people with severe mental illness who are least able to help themselves. 
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"Research: The Math of Reducing Criminalization"
Outpatient treatment for mental illness reduces arrests, according to yet another study, and reducing arrests in the population of citizens with severe mental illness saves taxpayers money. 
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"SAMHSA Starts a Conversation on AOT"
A long-awaited seminar sponsored by SAMHSA examined research findings, implications and outcomes of AOT and topics related to persons with serious mental illness. 
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"Running Head On into HIPAA" - personally speaking
HIPAA roadblocks present an enormous hurdle for families during a loved one's psychiatric crisis. Doris A. Fuller, our executive director, shares her firsthand experience during a recent trip to a Virginia hospital. 
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A big thank-you to Glenda de Vaney, whose letter was published in the San Diego Union Tribune.

If you have a letter or commentary published, please email a link or a copy to press@treatmentadvocacycenter.org so we can save it, acknowledge your reform efforts, and share it with others.

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