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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INTERFAITH LUNCH DIALOGUE : Mental Health and Trauma: Providing Hope, Help and Healing

INTERFAITH LUNCH DIALOGUE : Mental Health and Trauma: Providing Hope, Help and Healing

Because religion and spirituality often play a vital role in healing, people experiencing mental health concerns often turn first to a faith leader. As such, clergy are often gatekeepers or “first responders” when individuals and families face trauma, mental health…

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