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Herrera Beutler, Kaptur urge Administration to fund mental health programs

 

November 29, 2017



Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) and Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) led a bipartisan group of 11 lawmakers urging the Office of Management and Budget to provide robust funding in 2019 to programs that address mental health, suicide prevention and substance use disorders.

“We are committed to building better futures for individuals and families affected by mental illness and serious mental illness. Unfortunately, stories of families who have suffered attempting to find care for a loved one are all too common. The opioid crisis has exacerbated and exhausted the attempt to find solutions on mental health and substance use disorders,” said the members in their letter.

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