Obama, Biden To Host Mental Health Conference.

The AP (5/15) reports, In “response to gun violence,” President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to host a mental health conference “June 3 at the White House.” Presidential spokesman Jay “Carney said attendees will include mental health advocates, health care” professionals, “faith leaders, government officials, educators and people who have experienced mental health problems.”

The Washington Times (5/16, Boyer) reports, “Mr. Carney also said the President ordered Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Education Secretary Arne Duncan to initiate a ‘national conversation’ about mental health as part of the administration’s effort to reduce gun violence.”

Related Links:

— “Obama planning June 3 mental health conference, “Associated Press, Boston.com, May 15, 2013.

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