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Biden Calling ACA ‘Breakthrough’ For Mental Health Parity Highlights Gaps

“We made parity between mental health and physical health. It was a fundamental breakthrough in how we thought about how things should work.” Joe Biden, former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, in an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo on July 8, 2019 In a sit-down interview with CNN, 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate… Read More »

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones

LONDON (Reuters) – One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of these mental illnesses. FILE PHOTO: A woman sits on a bench overlooking Aleppo’s ancient citadel and the old city, Syria April 13, 2019.… Read More »

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers threaten to strike – Los Angeles Times

Noting a surge in demand for mental health services in recent years, Nelson said via email that “we have taken action” by hiring more than 500 therapists since 2015 and implementing a a $ 700-million, seven-year project “to expand and enhance” Kaiser’s mental health facilities, among other steps. "Health|HealthCare" – Google News