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Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Pushes Proposal to Create National Toll-Free Number for Mental Health Concerns

Mucarsel-Powell, a member of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus, is championing the “Peer Assisted Relief Through Networks of Empathetic Resources and Supports (PARTNERS) Act” which will “provide resources and support to those requiring mental health aid by creating a National Peer Support Warmline under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to address rising mental health concerns.” The bill would ensure people who call the toll free number will be connected to a trained peer who will provide support and resources.

Dr. Adriene Wright: 10 Action Steps for the Rest of 2020 to Find the...

For the rest of 2020, here are some simple practices that can help us build resilience within our families and communities.

Judge to Rule on Tampa Conversion Therapy Ban

A federal judge is expected to produce a ruling by the end of the week on Tampa’s controversial ban of “conversion therapy” which was designed to get children with same-sex attractions to become straight. 

Florida Congressman Backs Effort to Expand Mental Health Coverage

This week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., teamed up to bring out a proposal ensuring mental health coverage is not more restrictive than medical care coverage.
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