Coverage for mental health care helps people get treatment when they need it-allowing them to stay in school, on the job and in recovery. But the American Health Care Act (AHCA), Congress’ bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, would reduce funding for health coverage—from insurance plans to Medicaid-and put mental health care at risk. The Congressional Budget Office predicts that under the AHCA, 24 million Americans will lose mental health coverage by 2026, including 14 million fewer people covered Read More
One in five Americans experiences a mental health condition, but only half get needed treatment. Coverage for mental health care helps people get treatment when they need it, helping them to stay in school, on the job and in recovery. But the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would reduce funding for health coverage–from insurance plans to Medicaid–and put mental health care at risk. It caps Medicaid funding, which will lead to deep cuts and jeopardize mental health services. Tell Read More
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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 to study the issues, they rely on constituents for information. That means you. The best way to inform the legislators and give them an accurate picture of the reality of mental illness is to share with them the stories of those whom have had personal experiences with mental illness.