Historic Parity Vote Tomorrow, March 5
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Medicaid Extension Still in Jeopardy
The American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes bill (H.R. 4213) still lacks enough support to make it through the Senate. Urge your Senator to support this extension of the increase in Medicaid funding. Take Action!
Health Reform Alert
Congressional leaders and the Obama Administration are committed to acting on a health care reform plan this spring. With legislators making key decisions on what is included in legislation, they need to hear from you.
Help Stop PTSD Suicides
This important letter is from Matt Kuntz, one of our featured speakers at Mental Health America's Centennial Conference (June 10-13, 2009). We first heard about Matt's story last year from then Senator Obama on the campaign trail.
Let's Keep All Students Safe: Contact Your Senator
MHA has joined a broad group of health and disability organizations in support of legislation that would for first time set minimum federal standards on the use of restraint and seclusion in all schools receiving federal support. Take Action!
Make Access to Mental Health Services a Key Part of Reform
Members of Congress are back home for the July 4th recess. Urge them to improve access to mental health and substance abuse treatment and prevention services and increase coordination between these services and primary care as key elements of health care
Medicaid Crisis Contact Your Senators Today!
Urge your Senators to save crucial health care funding by adding back the extension of the Medicaid into the "American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010 (HR 4213)"; before it's brought up on the Senate floor. Take Action!
Senate Committee to Act on Health Care Reform TODAY!
Last week the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee released a draft health care reform bill that would expand coverage for the uninsured and establish new programs to improve health care quality.
Tell Congress: Continue the Fight for Reform
Tell your Senators and Representative that they need to continue the fight for reform and complete action on an overhaul of the system and tell your Members of Congress how lack of insurance or inadequate coverage has harmed you or people you know.
Tell Congress: Protect Health Care Reform
Leaders of the new House GOP Majority and Senate Republicans have announced they plan an "unrelenting" effort to attack the law now that outright repeal has failed.
Tell Your Senators: Take Forced Treatment Out of Doc Fix Bill
On Monday-March 31, the Senate is likely to vote on a bill (H.R. 4032) to prevent a cut in payments to physicians under Medicare (the "Doc Fix") that includes funding for a totally unrelated program that subject people in crisis to forced psych
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