Biden Plans To Attend Mental Health Policy Forum In Boston.

The AP (10/23) reports that Vice President Joe Biden is planning “to join Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and former US Rep. Patrick Kennedy [D-RI] for a forum on policies that affect people with mental illness, intellectual disabilities or addiction.” The two-day forum, which will take place in Boston, “marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s signing of the Community Mental Health Act,” which “helped transform the way people with mental illness are treated and cared for in the” US.

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— “VP Biden: Country On Cusp Of Mental Health Changes, “Steve Leblanc, Associated Press, October 23, 2013.

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