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U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow Confirmed as Speaker at MHA Annual Conference
Mental Health America is excited to announce that United States Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich) is confirmed as a guest speaker at MHA’s 2015 Annual Conference: Intervention and Innovation Before Stage 4 on Thursday, June 4 in Alexandria, Virginia.
Senator Stabenow is a long-time champion of mental health reform and authored the Excellence in Mental Health Act with Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo) in 2013. Mental Health America is one of over 50 mental health organizations that supported the Act, which was signed into law on April 1, 2014. The law expands access to community mental health services and strengthens the quality of care provided for those living with mental illness.
Senator Stabenow joins an impressive line-up of speakers participating at MHA’s Annual Conference next week in Alexandria, Virginia, including United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D.; United States Senator Christopher Murphy of Connecticut; Dr. Tom Insel, Director of NIMH, Pamela Hyde, SAMHSA Administrator; Major General (retired) Mark Graham; Dwight Hollier from the National Football League; Glennon Doyle Melton, best-selling author, founder of Momastery, and Today Show parenting contributor; and international advocate and trauma survivor William Kellibrew.