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Month: July 2014

Your Story: A Powerful Advocacy Tool

By mfaber / July 31, 2014 / Comments Off on Your Story: A Powerful Advocacy Tool

Legislators who make important decisions receive much of their information about mental illness the same way the general public does: through the media. While members of Congress also have staffers … Read more

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‘Bleak Picture’ for Mentally Ill: 80% Are Jobless

By mfaber / July 31, 2014 / Comments Off on ‘Bleak Picture’ for Mentally Ill: 80% Are Jobless

Eighty percent of people with mental illness are unemployed, a statistic that says more about the lack of support for this group of people than it does about the economy, … Read more

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Affiliate General Meeting, Date and Time

By mfaber / July 31, 2014 / Comments Off on Affiliate General Meeting, Date and Time

Join us for our next regular affiliate general meeting: Date, time, location. Agenda: Directions to the meeting MAP

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New Funds Jump-start Mental Illness Research

By mfaber / July 31, 2014 / Comments Off on New Funds Jump-start Mental Illness Research

What will happen in the field of serious mental illness when human need, scientific progress and a major influx of funding converge? Scientists on Tuesday predicted that the world could … Read more

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Understanding New Rules That Widen Mental Health Coverage

By mfaber / July 31, 2014 / Comments Off on Understanding New Rules That Widen Mental Health Coverage

Long-awaited improvements in insurance coverage for mental conditions and addictions are expected to become more widely available this year as a result of two major steps that the Obama administration … Read more

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