May 10, 2022
Mental Health
  • Senators Chris Murphy and Bill Cassidy introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize a series of mental health and substance use disorder programs expected to expire later this year. The Mental Health Reform Reauthorization Act of 2022 would offer a major boost in funding to states under the Mental Health Services Block Grant, expand access to the federal government’s Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program, and aims to boost the mental health workforce. The legislation would also reauthorize key programs passed in 2016 under the 21st Century Cures Act. (Article here)