Providing Tools to Enforce Existing Law on  Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Parity

Providing Tools to Enforce Existing Law on Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Parity

The Kennedy forum supports a proposal recently introduced in the Illinois General Assembly, HB68, HAM1 – Amendments to the Heroin Crisis Act (Lang). We believe this bill improves enforcement of existing mental health and addiction parity laws. Provides clarity and specificity…

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Free Mental Health Awareness and First Aid Trainings for West Side Stakeholders

Free Mental Health Awareness and First Aid Trainings for West Side Stakeholders

Free Mental Health Awareness and First Aid Trainings for Leaders in Austin, North Lawndale, East/West Garfield Park. Attached are information resources for community members that you can use to educate and disseminate information about available trainings, how to access mental…

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Resources to Support Reporters and Editors in Safe Reporting on Suicide

Research indicates that the way suicide is reported in the media can contribute to additional suicides and suicide attempts. Conversely, stories about suicide can inform readers and viewers about the likely causes of suicide, its warning signs, trends in suicide…

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