Surge In US Legislation That Could Improve Lives Of Those With Serious Mental Illnesses

In the US News & World Report (8/11) “Policy Dose” opinion blog, psychiatrist Lloyd Sederer, MD, medical director of the New York State Office of Mental Health, writes that the US is now “witnessing a surge in legislation that could improve the lives of people with serious mental illness, their families and even the safety of our communities.” Dr. Sederer discusses mental health reform legislation now pending before Congress, observing, “All this focus and attention is good and likely necessary to move what has been near federal paralysis on mental health care reform.”

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— “America Wakes Up to Mental Health,” Lloyd Sederer, US News & World Report, August 11, 2015.

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