Congresswoman Calls For Treating Mental Health With Serious Empathy

In an opinion piece for TIME (5/20), Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) wrote that May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month. Johnson added, “At a time when America’s mental healthcare system is in need of major reform, I want to take this opportunity to discuss the stigma surrounding mental health disorders.” The congresswoman called for treating “mental health with serious questions, serious empathy and immediate responses.”

Related Links:

— “Rep. Johnson: How to End the Stigma of Mental-Health Disorders,” Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Time, May 20, 2016.

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