Mental Health Legislation Not Expected To Pass.

The Atlantic Wire (9/20, Jones) provides an overview of mental health legislation currently pending in Congress. Bills that would train teachers to recognize and deal with mental illness, provide more services and care for the mentally ill, and provide mental health background checks for would-be gun purchasers are not expected to pass because “there is little momentum to fix the system.”

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— “Three Things Congress Could Actually Do About Mental Health, “Allie Jones, The Atlantic Wire, September 19, 2013.

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