National Council hosts over 550 providers and advocates for Hill Day

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The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (National Council) held a wildly successful Hill Day this past week. More than 550 mental health and addictions providers and advocates descended on Washington June 25th and 26th for the National Council's Public Policy Institute and Hill Day as two bills were introduced that would promote better health for the 1 in 5 Americans living with mental illness and addictions. National Council members are joined by advocates from Hill Day partners, Mental Health America and the U.S. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association.

In an uncommon occurrence on Capitol Hill, the past week has seen two new bills introduced focused exclusively on improving care for Americans with behavioral health needs:

For more information on the National Council’s Hill Day click here  and follow the conversation on Twitter (#HillDay2012).


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