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Groups Address Need for More Mental Health Services

In the wake of the school shooting in Oregon this week, many are calling on Congress to draft legislation that provides more mental health services to those in need. While mental illness and violence are not causal, the attention given to mental health (and the lack of services available) has opened up the discussion about the need for change of the system.

Ron Honberg, national director of policy and legal affairs at the National Alliance on Mental Illness, said it would be “heartbreaking” if Congress fails to improve mental health coverage.

 

Read further at USA Today.