June 2018 | Mental Health America

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June 2018

Improving Workplace Mental Health through EAP Usage

By Madeline Halpern, MHA Policy and Programs Analyst

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) offer support to employees struggling with personal and work-related problems.

Tell Congress to Support H.R. 6082 and Fully Integrate Health Records to Save Lives

By Caren Howard, MHA Advocacy Manager and Debbie Plotnick, MHA Vice President of Mental Health Systems and Advocacy

Under current law, complex patient consent requirements make it difficult or impossible for patients and providers in health care settings to share data related to substance use disorders (SUD) and co-occurring physical and behavioral health conditions.

Why We’re Celebrating the Passage of HR 6082 and the Promise of Better Health and Behavioral Health Integration

By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO and Nathaniel Counts, MHA Senior Policy Director

If you’ve talked to anyone at Mental Health America (MHA) in the past few years about our goal to achieve better health and behavioral care integration, chances are you’ve heard an earful about an impediment called “42 CFR Part 2.”

That may not be the case much longer.

3 Less-Known Reasons Why Men Don’t Talk about Mental Health

By Sachin Doshi, Director of Development

This post was informed in part by the Man Therapy campaign, which was developed through the work of Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas and others. It is incorporated here with permission.

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