Monday, December 16, 2013

The Helping Families In Mental Health Crisis Act Ensuring Psychiatric Care for Those in Need of Help the Most Rep. Tim Murphy, PhD


So why does this bill need to pass?  

Specifically, it ...
  • EMPOWERS PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS
  • FIXES THE SHORTAGE OF INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC BEDS
  • OFFERS ALTERNATIVES TO INSTITUTIONALIZATION
  • REACHES UNDER SERVED AND RURAL POPULATIONS
  • DRIVES EVIDENCE BASED CARE
  • STABILIZES PATIENTS BEYOND THE ER
  • ADVANCES CRITICAL MEDICAL RESEARCH
  • PROVIDES HIGH QUALITY COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
  • DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE REFORMS
  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AWARENESS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
  • INTEGRATES PRIMARY AND BEHAVIORAL CARE
  • INCREASES PHYSICIAN VOLUNTEERISM
  • REFORMS THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

Read the Bill Summary here: http://murphy.house.gov/uploads/Summary.pdf

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