Tags Mental-health

Tag: mental-health

Bucks County Reentry Coalition launches ‘one-stop-shop’ website

BucksReentry.com aims to support those reentering the community from prison

Adding mental health professionals in schools

Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick and Josh Gottheimer introduced the Mental Health in Schools Excellence Program Act to addresses the shortage of mental health professionals, like school psychologists, social workers and counselors

Thomas’ Healthcare Heroes bill passes House

House Bill 1420 was created after Rep. Wendi Thomas heard testimony from healthcare workers and administrators on the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of medical professionals

Galloway’s children’s mental healthcare clearinghouse bill passes House

H.B. 409 aims to help school personnel connect families to community health resources

Farry introduces legislation to improve existing mental and physical health laws

Currently, mental and physical health information cannot be fully shared among providers in Pennsylvania

Keystone students learn about nature’s connection to mental health

In other Bristol Township School District news, two Mill Creek teachers won awards from the Bucks IU

Healthcare workers battle pandemic-related anxiety, PTSD

The House Mental Health Caucus, chaired by Rep. Wendi Thomas, heard testimony from nurses and other frontline staff

Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force created

The task force will attend site visits and create policies intended to save lives

Fitzpatrick helps introduce Parity Enforcement Act

H.R. 1364 expands the U.S. Department of Labor’s authority to hold health insurers and plan sponsors accountable for offering health plans that violate the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
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